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Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders revive Himalaya climb plans after cancer diagnosis

A veteran climber has revived plans to tackle a Himalayan peak that had to be abandoned two years ago when he was diagnosed with cancer.

'Quiet and unassuming' author Noel Williams wins Scottish mountain culture award

A ‘quiet and unassuming’ former teacher and mountain rescuer has been named as the recipient of this year’s Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture.

Police reveal student who died in New Year's Day Ben Nevis fall was from Germany

Police have revealed that the woman who died in a fall on Ben Nevis on New Year’s Day was from Germany.

Patrick Boothroyd named as climber who died after Ben Nevis fall

Police have named the man who died after falling on Ben Nevis at the weekend. Patrick Boothroyd suffered fatal injuries when he fell while climbing...

Survey shows most Scots want more protection for their scenic landscapes

Nine out of ten people surveyed in Scotland said large-scale industrial developments should be subject to restrictions in the nation’s most important landscapes.

Scottish rescuers: helicopter bosses have 'casual disregard' for members' safety

Scotland’s four busiest volunteer mountain rescue teams have accused the agencies operating the UK’s rescue helicopters of having a ‘casual disregard’ for the safety of team members.

Kílian Jornet and Tove Alexandersson clinch skyrunning titles with Steall wins

Catalan runner Kilian Jornet and Swede Tove Alexandersson stamped their authority on the world skyrunning championships with victories in the Salomon Ring of Steall Race on Saturday.

Police appeal after thieves target Lochaber Commando Memorial

Police are appealing for information after a collection box at a Highland monument was damaged in an attempted theft.

John Muir Trust objects to plans for three Glen Etive hydro schemes

A conservation charity has objected to plans for three hydro-electric installations in the Highlands.

From Ben Nevis to Annapurna: Cicerone celebrates 50 years of publishing

One of the best known publishers in the outdoor world is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Kendal-based Cicerone was founded by two marri...

Cragfast Ben Nevis climbers brought to safety in 'epic' 18-hour rescue

Rescuers brought two climbers to safety from Ben Nevis’s North Face after they got stuck. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team described the 18-hour ope...

Climber dies in Ben Nevis New Year's Day accident

A climber has died in an incident on Ben Nevis. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Tuesday after the young woman fell...

Ben Nevis climber dies after Tower Gully fall

A man has died after he fell while climbing on Ben Nevis. The 21-year-old was with a companion in Tower Gully when the incident happened on Sunday...

Scottish mountain rescuers 'overwhelmed' by support after helicopter complaints

Four Scottish mountain rescue teams who voiced their concerns over the level of support from the UK’s search and rescue helicopters said they have been overwhelmed by support they received.

Keswick rescuers pay tribute to former leader Mike Nixon who has died, aged 90

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team has paid tribute to a former stalwart who has died aged 90. Mike Nixon had more than 60 years’ service with the team...

Rescue crew spots missing Ben Nevis walker more than a mile from search area

A walker was plucked from a precarious position on Britain’s highest mountain after being spotted by the crew of a rescue helicopter during a night search.

Summer's nearly over - welcome to spring 2019

While you've been out getting sunburnt this summer, outdoor brands have been planning for next spring - here's a glimpse of the near future.

'Outrage' as hillwalkers face 800 per cent parking fee hike at Arrochar

Hillwalkers on lower incomes may be deterred from taking to the hills if an 800 per cent increase in car parking charges is imposed at a popular Highland site.

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