Mountain rescues have risen by 20% in northern Scotland this year as increasing numbers of people head outdoors for exercise.
Hillwalkers and climbers are being encouraged to plan their walks and be prepared for all eventualities following an increase in mountain rescue call-outs.
A body has been found in the search for a running champion who went missing in the Perthshire hills.
Searches are continuing today for a north-east Team GB runner who has been reported missing in hills.
An Aberdeen medical student has built a drone which could keep mountain rescue teams supplied in an emergency.
“It’s good because it means people are taking heed of what the government has asked of them."
Police are today focusing their search for a missing schoolboy on a north-east village.
A body has been found in the search for a missing hill walker in the North-east.
Police have launched a search and rescue operation for a missing male walker in the North-east. They are undertaking searches for the 65-year-old man who has gone missing in the Lochnagar area of Braemar. Mountain Rescue and police have been carrying out searches overnight and will continue at first light.
North-east mountain rescue volunteers battled severe weather conditions for eight hours to rescue a man who suffered a serious leg injury in a fall.
Mountain rescue teams were called to search for two men reported missing in the Cairngorms.
Footage has been released of the latest helicopter mountain rescue carried out in the Highlands.