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Climber rescued from Lake District crag after ropes jam during abseil

A climber was rescued after he got stuck on a Lake District crag when his ropes jammed while abseiling.

Stuart Younie takes helm at Mountaineering Scotland as David Gibson retires

An outdoors enthusiast who has been a member of Mountaineering Scotland for many years will take charge of the organisation from next week.

Patagonia: the campaigns go on as company nears $1bn milestone

Ryan Gellert, one of the ethical brand's top bosses, speaks to grough and admits the microplastics problem scares the hell out of him.

Rescuers voice concerns after two further incidents on wintry Lakeland mountains

Rescuers were called out to two incidents where outdoor enthusiasts were injured in falls on wintry Lake District mountains.

Injured climber airlifted from Lochnagar after falling hundreds of feet

A climber was airlifted to hospital after falling on a Highland mountain where a walker’s body was found last month.

Three walkers still missing as police reveal body of Gibson brothers' dog found

Police have revealed the body of the dog belonging to two brothers who went missing in Strathcarron has been found.

Climber Shauna Coxsey wins Scottish mountain culture youth award

Olympic climbing hopeful Shauna Coxsey has won a youth ambassador award for her contribution to Scotland’s mountains.

Flip! Experts warn new clothing trend could be fatal attraction for your compass

Mountain experts have identified a new hazard for hillgoers, after analysis of a recent rescue in the Highlands.

Searches fail to find walker Neil Gibson as rescuers brave high avalanche risk

Searches by rescue teams over the weekend have failed to find a missing walker and his dog in the Highlands.

Outdoor brand Patagonia launches Blue Heart campaign to save European rivers

A California-based outdoors company has launched a multimedia campaign to try to save what it says are Europe’s last wild rivers.

Injured walker and climber among three callouts in two hours for Northumberland teams

Rescue teams in the North-East of England were called to deal with three incidents within a couple of hours.

Patterdale team rescues climber stuck in wintry conditions on scramble route

Rescuers in the Lake District had an early morning callout to aid a climber who got stuck on a scrambling route on a fellside.

Women's anthology Waymaking aims to step up gender balance in outdoor writing

Outdoors publisher Vertebrate has marked International Women’s Day by announcing an anthology of women’s work.

Mountaineering Scotland urges national park to reject new Cononish gold mine plans

Mountaineering Scotland is urging national park planners to reject a renewed proposal to start mining gold in a wild land area.

Climber enlists public's help to rescue dogs stranded on Helvellyn for two days

Climbers have rescued two dogs that were stuck for two day in a precarious position high on England’s third tallest mountain in freezing conditions.

Experts’ warning to outdoor fans as exploding headtorch sparks Glenmore Lodge blaze

Mountain experts are warning outdoor enthusiasts to be vigilant after an exploding headtorch battery sparked a fire at Glenmore Lodge.

Hillwalker missing after fall on Lochaber munro Beinn a' Chaorainn

Rescuers are searching for a hillwalker who has been reported missing in Lochaber. Police were alerted at 3.50pm on Sunday after the man was report...

Mountaineering council annual meeting put back two months for review changes

The annual meeting of the British Mountaineering Council is likely to be put back by two months to allow further consultation on proposed governance changes.

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