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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.

Rescuers battle nine hours to save walker stranded with frozen feet on Cairngorms peak

Rescuers battled for nine hours to bring to safety a walker stranded in a blizzard on a Highlands munro.

Search helicopter finds Glen Tilt walkers but man still missing on Lochnagar

Rescuers have mounted a major search for a walker who has gone missing in the Cairngorms. Braemar and Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Teams conducted sear...

Two stranded ski mountaineers rescued after night on Glen Coe mountain

Two ski mountaineers were winched to safety by a rescue helicopter after spending the night in sub-zero temperatures on a Glen Coe Mountain.

Aberdeen team's appeal after mystery theft of Cairngorms rescue post sign

A mountain rescue team is appealing for information after a bizarre theft in the Cairngorms. The ‘rescue post’ sign has disappeared from the bo...

More than 80 mountain rescuers gather at Glenmore Lodge to hone their skills

More than 80 rescuers gathered in the Cairngorms at the weekend to polish up their knowledge and skills.

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...

Lost pair survive night in snow hole on Cairngorms plateau

Two ski tourers survived a night on the Cairngorms plateau after they dug a snow hole for shelter. The pair were airlifted to safety on Wednesday a...

We join Lake District felltop assessor Zac Poulton to brush up our winter skills

Fancy brushing up your winter mountain skills with an expert? We took to the hill with one of the Lake District's felltop assessors...

Lake District Friends plan zipwire protest as John Muir Trust adds its objection

Conservation charity the Friends of the Lake District has announced plans for a rally in protest against the planned zipwire over Thirlmere.

Coastguard helicopter rescues two injured Highland walkers within an hour

A Coastguard helicopter crew rescued two injured walkers in the Highlands within an hour of each other.

Wear bright colours, urges rescuer, as Highland walker found after night on the hills

A rescuer has advised lost walkers to wear bright colours to help those searching for them. Donald Macrae of Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team also u...

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