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Blind British man climbs Europe’s highest mountain

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch Jack reach the summit of Mount Elbrus A 23-year-old is thought to have become the first blind British man to reach the summit of Europe’s highest…

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Hunting ban after mountain biker shot dead in French Alps

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Marc Sutton was shot as he rode his mountain bike in the Alps near his home A French town has temporarily banned hunting after a Welsh chef was killed by…



CairnGorm Mountain proposes dry ski slopes

Image copyright CairnGorm Mountain Image caption The dry ski slopes have been proposed for the CairnGorm Mountain snowsports resort near Aviemore Plans for a dry ski slope area at CairnGorm Mountain snowsports centre are being…


CairnGorm Mountain railway closed for ‘several weeks’

Image copyright PA Image caption The railway connects a base station with a restaurant 1,097m up Cairn Gorm mountain The UK’s highest railway has been closed for several weeks due to problems with the structure…


Most mountain callouts in summer, says rescue body

Image caption Hillwalking is the mountain activity usually involved in rescue teams’ callouts Summer-time hillwalkers are involved in up to 75% of callouts for Scottish mountain rescue teams every year, according to statistics. In its…


Two people found after mountain rescue

Image copyright Cairngorm MRT Two people have been found by rescuers after an operation on the Cairngorm Plateau. Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team (MRT) said recovery was underway at about 21:00. There was no word on…



Climbers rescued after getting lost in mist on Glen Coe mountain

Image copyright Ochils Mountain Rescue Team Image caption A hiker was also rescued after become stuck in the Ochil hills Two climbers have been rescued from a mountain in Glen Coe after getting lost in…


Llantysilio mountain fire ‘out’ after burning for 40 days

Image copyright Emma Howe Image caption The fire had been burning underground and flared up again earlier this month A mountain blaze that burned for more than 40 days is finally out, firefighters have said….


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