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.
Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...
The family of the walker who died in a fall from Bidean nam Bian last week told how he tried in vain to arrest his slide using his ice axe.
Our rearward glance at a news-packed 2012 includes, as always, tragedy as well as uplifting stories of the great outdoors, and a few oddities.
Trustees of a fund set up in memory of a climber who died in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands are offering financial help for mountaineering expeditions.
As the decade which seems to have become known as the noughties packed its bags and prepared for the trip into history, its final days had a familiar ring: winter catching out climbers and walkers, with tragic consequences..
The Scottish Government today pledged to carry on its financial support of mountain rescue teams north of the border.
In the slovenly hiatus between Santa’s return north and the alcoholic debauchery of the New Year, journalists traditionally have a problem: how to fill the space on their various publications when, well, not much happens..
The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.
'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...
Rescuers have found a body on a Scottish peak where four people were killed in an avalanche earlier this year.
Our customary look-back at the past year provides a mix of triumph and controversy; tragedy and humour, with a few heroic acts.
As the year draws to a close, we take a look back at the events that have shaped the events in 2010. From tragedy to triumph, heartbreak to ecstasy, t...
The woman in charge of promoting safety on Scotland’s mountains has been taking a close look at the blackspots, where walkers, climbers and mountaineers are most likely to come to grief.
The number of rescues we report here on grough is testament to the potential dangers of walking on Britain’s hills and mountains.