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Film review: Alan Hinkes – the First Briton to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains, by Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham's lastest work turns the lens on the often light-hearted approach of the record-breaking British mountaineer who has nonethless stared death in the face.

Rescuers get lost walkers to download OS Locate app to guide them from fell

Two lost Lake District walkers were guided from the fells after mountain rescuers asked them to download an app to their mobile phone.

The death of mountaineering? One climber's view of the recent British Mountaineering Council turmoil

Last April saw an attempt to remove the board of the BMC. Alpine Club member Phil Bartlett ponders whether he witnessed the demise of the activity ...

Mountaineers object to plans for Kings House Hotel extension at head of Glen Coe

Outdoor groups have objected to plans for a large three-storey extension to the Kings House Hotel at the head of Glen Coe.

Experts will emphasise mountain activities’ importance at Holyrood reception

Mountain experts will gather at the Scottish Parliament to impress on politicians the contribution of hillwalking and mountaineering to the nation’s economy and wellbeing.

Walker suffering heart attack among six bank-holiday callouts for Ogwen team

Several walkers, climbers and a man suffering from a suspected heart attack were among those rescued over a busy bank holiday weekend by a team in Snowdonia.

Dales walker Graham Sugden makes Upper Wharfedale team history as 1,500th casualty

A Yorkshire Dales walker unwittingly became part of a rescue team’s history after he fell on the hills above Littondale.

On test: 25 to 40 litre rucksacks reviewed

Which daysacks performed best in the great British countryside? We put 14 to the test to help you decide...

Climber airlifted to hospital after falling on High Tor crag in Derbyshire

A climber was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself and falling from a Derbyshire crag. The man was attempting a route at High Tor near Matl...

Sir Chris Bonington issues statement after mountain rescue controversy

Climbing luminary Sir Chris Bonington has issued a statement following the controversy around remarks he made about mountain rescue at the recent Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Climber Sir Chris Bonington: 'Mountain rescue has almost become a sport'

Mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington has ruffled a few feathers after he was quoted in a national newspaper saying mountain rescue has almost become a ‘sport’ and an ‘industry’.

In search of the holy grail in a snow globe with Montane's Icarus jacket and PrimaLoft ThermoPlume

Wind, rain and a giant snow globe: all in the mix as we try Montane's new insulated jackets that use PrimaLoft's innovative ThermoPlume material.

Climber freed from Borrowdale rock crack after getting stuck

A climber was released unscathed after a major operation to free her when she became trapped in rocks in Borrowdale.

'Protect wild land' say mountaineers, after Creag Riabhach windfarm ruling

Mountaineering Scotland has called for better protection for the nation’s wild land after a court rejected a challenge to a windfarm development.

Injured climber Mina Leslie-Wujastyk airlifted after 33ft Malham Cove fall

A top bouldering climber was airlifted to hospital after falling more than 30ft on a climb in the Yorkshire Dales.

Bouldering champ Shauna Coxsey finishes season with Munich silver medal

World bouldering champion Shauna Coxsey rounded off her season with a second place at the final world cup meeting in Munich.

Mountaineering Scotland urges walkers and hill-goers to consult deerstalking site

Mountaineering Scotland is encouraging outdoor enthusiasts to check online before heading for the hills to avoid conflict between walkers and stalkers.

New bothy openings among highlights as charity looks back on successful year

Volunteers spent the equivalent of almost four years’ working days on Britain’s bothies in 2016. The Mountain Bothies Association, which looks ...

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