The family of a kayaker whose body was found on the Caithness coast after a major search has launched a campaign to encourage the use of personal locator beacons.
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.
Helicopter crews at a search and rescue base in Scotland have clocked up their 500th mission. Inverness Coastguard staff reached the milestone rece...
A historic castle that was used as a youth hostel for more than 65 years has been sold to an investment company.
Archaeologists will begin probing an Iron Age fortress within sight of Britain’s highest mountain next week.
Walkers are being asked to ‘adopt’ paths in Scotland’s two national parks. The Mountains and the People project will also see 36 traineeships...
Police are appealing for help in finding a missing walker on the West Highland Way. Officers said Cyprian Broekhuis spoke to his family late on Wed...
Mountaineers’ and walkers’ organisations have reacted with dismay at the Scottish Government’s approval of a camping ban in parts of a national park.
Emergency services have stood down from their flood readiness in the Lake District as river levels recede.
A car park at the foot of one of the routes to Wales’s highest mountain is to have its capacity almost doubled.
Mountaineers are calling on national park authority members to delay the implementation of ‘appalling’ new rules that mean campers could be landed with a criminal record.
A long-distance route passing through diverse countryside has been granted great trail status in a ceremony in Argyll.
The forecast is looking gloomy for a weather service that offers specialised reports for Britain’s hillgoers.
Scotland’s first national park has launched a campaign to clamp down on littering and to educate visitors to care for the area.
A walker who went missing on the West Highland Way has been found. Police said Cyprian Broekhuis, who they believed might have been lost on the sho...
A photographer who eschews modern digital equipment has snapped up first prize in a landscape competition.
The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.
Scotland’s official outdoors body is urging people to take extra care on the nation’s roads as the end of British Summer Time signals an increased risk of hitting deer.