Rockall

Rockall is a tiny islet rising out of the Atlantic Ocean swell 187 miles west of St Kilda. More people have swam the English Channel or conquered Everest than set foot on this distant rock. Yorkshire adventurer Andy Strangeway is bidding to become only the fifth person to spend a night on Rockall. The most notorious…

Charging for Ben Nevis

About 160,000 people climb Ben Nevis every year, a quarter of them of them charity walkers. Obviously, their charitable intentions are to be praised. But those 40,000 people – many of them arriving, leaving and scaling the Ben at the same time – left an almighty mess. The car park was strewn with litter and the toilets used…