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Thirlmere zipwire firm says consultation showed most in favour of plans

The company behind plans to build two zipwires across Thirlmere in the Lake District said most people who responded to a consultation were in favour of the project.

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.

Treetop Trek firm opens talks on building Thirlmere zipwire in Lake District

The company that abandoned plans for a zipwire in the Lake District is proposing setting up a similar facility elsewhere in the national park.

Lomond team urges Finnich Glen visitors to take care after fourth rescue

A rescue team is pleading with the public to take care when visiting a spectacular gorge in Stirlingshire that has seen a rise in numbers making their way to the site recently.

National Trust for Scotland accused of 'bullying' outdoor firm Hilltrek over Glencoe name

A leading Scottish landscape charity stands accused of heavy-handed behaviour after it ordered a small outdoors gear company to stop using the name Glencoe for one of its jackets.

Review: Camra’s Wild Pub Walks by Daniel Neilson

Camra's new guidebook offers 22 ways to enjoy some of Britain's best upland scenery with the promise of a decent pint afterwards.

John Muir Trust agrees to take over Helvellyn from national park

Conservation charity the John Muir Trust is in line to take over management of England’s third highest mountain.

Seven callouts in seven days for Cairngorm team as Shelter Stone climber rescued

Two teams took part in a ‘serious and complex’ rescue of a fallen climber on a remote Cairngorms crag.

Experts' warning to hillgoers after two rockfall strikes in two days in Cairngorms

Mountain experts issued a warning to hillwalkers and climbers after two incidents in the Cairngorms in which people were injured by rockfalls.

Injured walker airlifted from Glen Strahfarrar munro as winds hit 80mph

A rescuer has praised the skill of a helicopter crew after an injured walker was airlifted from a Highland munro in winds gusting to more than 80mph.

Tagged hen harrier Calluna in 'suspicious disappearance' over Cairngorms grouse moor

The National Trust for Scotland has called for political action after the disappearance of a hen harrier raised on one of its Highland estates.

National Trust for Scotland drops Glencoe trademark threat to Hilltrek firm

The National Trust for Scotland has admitted it was wrong to pursue a small outdoors gear manufacturer over the Glencoe trademark.

Police appeal for sightings of Glen Nevis camper David Munro

Police have appealed to outdoor enthusiasts for sightings of a man in Glen Nevis. Officers said concerns have been raised for the safety of David M...

Stuart Thompson named as man who fell to his death on Glen Coe's Aonach Eagach

A man has died after falling from a mountain in Glen Coe. Police have named him as Stuart Thompson, of Bathgate in West Lothian...

Police plea to hill-goers to prepare properly after spate of rescues

Police and outdoors experts are urging walkers to plan their trips into the mountains properly after a spate of rescue callouts.

Dave 'Heavy' Whalley opens Dundonnell rescue team's new Dingwall base

A mountain rescue luminary officially opened a team’s new base in the Highlands. Dave ‘Heavy’ Whalley performed the ceremony at Dundonnell Mo...

John Muir Trust launches Keep it Wild campaign to protect Scotland's wildernesses

The John Muir Trust conservation charity has launched a campaign to protect Scotland’s wild lands which, it says, face the threat of industrial-scale developments.

Cairngorm team braves 'extremely dangerous' conditions to rescue climber

Rescuers had to brave conditions described as extremely dangerous to reach a climber injured in a rockfall in the Cairngorms.

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