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Walkers planning Three Peaks Challenge need to prepare carefully, say experts

Anyone planning to tackle the national Three Peaks Challenge needs to prepare carefully, experts said.

Hypothermic man rescued in 'very bad' conditions after spending night on Ben Nevis

Rescuers have warned that conditions on the UK’s highest mountain are extremely difficult, after an operation to find a missing person on the peak.

Watch as Coastguard crew winches ill walker from Ben Nevis ridge

A walker was airlifted from a ridge on Britain’s highest mountain after becoming ill. The tricky operation by the crew of the Coastguard helicopt...

Walkers asked to be on lookout for Charlie Clift, missing from Fort William

Police in the Highlands are appealing to walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts to be on the lookout for a south Wales man who has gone missing.

Breariach climber injured in second Highland avalanche

A climber has been injured in a second avalanche in the Scottish Highlands. Braemar Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Saturday evening after t...

Mountaineers urge rethink on phone mast plans in 'James Bond' glen

Mountaineers are objecting to plans to build a mobile phone mast in the glen that featured in the James Bond film Skyfall.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Rockfall-hit Steall footpath in Glen Nevis set to re-open to walkers

A Highland path that was closed after a huge rock fall left it in a dangerous state will re-open this weekend.

Book reunion prompts Sersank ascent by climbers Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders

A British mountaineering duo have posted a first ascent of a Himalayan peak after reuniting almost 30 years after last climbing together.

Sheepdog Nell rescued after spending 12 nights stuck in Lochaber gorge

A sheepdog was rescued from a Lochaber gorge after going missing for 12 days. Nell, a 12-year-old collie, was spotted by a member of public near th...

Andrew Bachell appointed chief executive of John Muir Trust

A leading conservation charity has appointed a new chief executive. Andrew Bachell will take over the post at the John Muir Trust in June...

Tears, triumphs and terrors: Terry Abraham reveals his path to mountain film success

Film-maker Terry Abrahams reveals the rocky path to television fame, and admits to tears, penury and self-doubt before the success with his photogenic studies of Lakeland fells as they hit the screens.

Major Glasgow gathering aims to give outdoor fans Skills for the Hills

A major gathering will take place aimed at ensuring outdoors enthusiasts have the necessary skills when heading for the hills.

Three injured climbers taken to hospital after Ben Nevis avalanche

Three climbers were rescued after being injured in an avalanche on Britain’s highest mountain. Police Scotland said officers received a report of...

Highland walker dies after falling on Aonach Beag

A man has died after falling on a Lochaber mountain. The walker was descending from the summit of Aonach Beag with a companion on Thursday when the...

Inverness Coastguard helicopter crews clock up 500th rescue mission

Helicopter crews at a search and rescue base in Scotland have clocked up their 500th mission. Inverness Coastguard staff reached the milestone rece...

Police name Fraser Campbell as climber who died in Ben Nevis North Face fall

Police have named the climber who died in a fall on the North Face of Ben Nevis at the weekend. Fraser Campbell was near the top of the Long Climb ...

Team in 'most difficult' rescue after Ben Nevis climber dies in North Face fall

A climber has died after falling from a route on Britain’s highest mountain. Rescuers put themselves at risk to bring his companion to safety and...

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