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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.

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.

New appointments at Vango parent company as Stephen Newlands named as chief exec

The company behind some of the best known outdoor brands, including Vango and Trangia, has a new chief executive.

Grampian Club's remote Inbhirfhaolain hut at risk from Glen Etive hydro plans

Climbers and hillwalkers face losing the use of a remote Highland hut if a hydro-power scheme goes ahead, its owners said.

Four days of helicopter airlifts begin second Suilven footpath repair phase

Major works will begin next week on improvements to a footpath on Suilven. Hundreds of tons of stone and gravel will be airlifted on to the mountai...

Work to start on improved Fairy Pools parking at Skye congestion blackspot

Work will soon start on improved parking facilities at the site of a popular walking route on the Isle of Skye plagued by congestion.

Walker who died in Sgùrr Thuilm fall named as Christopher Fryer

Police have named the walker who died while walking in the Highlands north of Glenfinnan. Rescuers found the body of Christopher Fryer, 38, of Norf...

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.

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.

Three new shelters opened as Mountain Bothies Association reveals £80,000 spend

The charity that looks after more than 100 mountain shelters across Britain said it spent £81,000 on maintaining them last year.

Police confirm body found in Glen Nevis is that of missing man David Munro

Police in Lochaber said a body found in Glen Nevis last month was that of a man who was reported missing in 2017.

'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.

Mountaineering Scotland student safety project extended for two years

A pioneering project that aims to help students gain mountaineering skills is being extended for another two years.

Prepare for snow on Scottish peaks during May Day holiday, walkers told

Outdoor enthusiasts heading for the Scottish peaks this holiday weekend are being warned to expect snow.

Body of missing Strathcarron hillwalker Neil Gibson discovered following search

The body of a walker who went missing in February has been found in the Highlands. Police confirmed Neil Gibson’s body has been found after furth...

Man dies in fall on Sgùrr Thuilm as rescuers find body of missing walker Jim Stalker

A man has died in a fall on a munro in the Scottish Highlands. And rescuers have found the body of a walker who had been missing for almost two wee...

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...

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