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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.

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.

Mountain expert urges hillgoers to plan for winter as temperatures drop

Shorter daylight hours, dropping temperatures and the arrival of snow on the hills mean one thing: it’s time to gear yourself up for winter.

More than 100 jobs at risk as National Trust for Scotland consults on restructure

More than 100 jobs are at risk as Scotland’s biggest conservation charity looks at restructuring its departments and devolving decision making.

Glen Coe walker Edward Davies's family thanks rescue teams after body discovery

The family of a walker whose body was found in Glen Coe has thanked rescuers who joined the search for him.

Renewed appeal as search for Glen Coe walker Edward Davies continues

Police have renewed their appeal to walkers and climbers for sightings of a missing Glen Coe walker. Edward Davies has not been seen for five days...

Jim Robertson's family notified after walker finds body near Loch Etchachan

A walker has found a body in the Cairngorms. Police have informed the family of Jim Robertson, who has been missing in the area since early March...

Mountaineer Sir Hugh Munro loses out as Burns tops Great Scots poll

A pioneering Victorian mountaineer lost out to Scotland’s most famous poet in a charity’s poll to find the top representative of the nation.

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...

Three largest outdoors rescue organisations look to increase co-operation

Representatives of three outdoors rescue organisations are exploring ways to work more closely together.

Winter arrives as Scottish avalanche service begins for Highland hillgoers

A vital winter service for hillgoers in Scotland resumes on Friday. Reports for six mountain areas will begin on the Scottish Avalanche Information...

National Trust for Scotland shake-up puts 90 jobs at risk

The conservation charity that owns some of Scotland’s most popular mountain areas will cut staff numbers in a drive to save costs.

Walker Robin Garton's family informed after body found on Glen Coe mountain

A man’s body has been found by members of the public on a Glen Coe mountain. Police said the family of missing walker Robin Garton has been infor...

Family of missing walker Edward Davies informed after body found in Glen Coe

A man’s body has been found in the Glen Coe area. Police said the family of missing hillwalker Edward Davies has been informed...

Police appeal for information on missing Highlands hillwalker Goffredo Bondanelli

Police are appealing for information about a hillwalker who has gone missing in the Highlands. Goffredo Bondanelli has not been seen for almost two...

Police appeal for sightings of missing Glen Coe walker Edward Davies

Police are appealing for sightings of a missing walker in the Highlands. Two mountain rescue teams were called out to search for Edward Davies, who...

Mountaineer Sir Hugh Munro in running for top Great Scot place

A mountaineering pioneer is in the running to top a poll of most important Scots. Sir Hugh Munro is up against big names such as Robert Burns and F...

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