August 28th 2015
Two more red kites have been confirmed by Scottish Government testing to have been illegally killed in north Scotland.
August 26th 2015
The Mountain Bothy Association – a charity through which volunteers maintain open shelters in Britain’s remoter areas – has published its Annual Report and Accounts.
August 20th 2015
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has launched a revamped version of the Heading for the Scottish Hills service, which allows walkers to check ahead for possible deer stalking taking place on estates.
August 17th 2015
This Saturday (22nd August) will see the Salomon Skyline race held in Glencoe.
August 12th 2015
Naturalist, photographer and television presenter Chris Packham is the inaugral speaker for a series of events called the Spirit of John Muir which will kick off with a talk in London on 9 September.
August 9th 2015
Three bridges and 500 tonnes of other path materials are being airlifted on to the Kilpatrick Hills by helicopter to complete a new five mile section of the John Muir Way.
August 7th 2015
August 3rd 2015
Highland Council is urging people who spend time in the outdoors to take “simple precautions” against being bitten by ticks and is offering free tick removal tools within the region. Over the last 10 years the insects have been linked to a rise in Lyme disease.
August 1st 2015
For the last seven years a survey has been held in late August to try and survey every remaining snow patch in order to build up a scientific log of changing conditions.
July 30th 2015
One of Scotland’s most controversial proposed wind farms – on officially designated ‘wild land’ in the Monadhliath – has been rejected by Scottish Government ministers
July 29th 2015
Local footpath repair company Mountains Made Accessible has begun work this week on a programme of repairs to the footpath that leads from the main saddle (the Bealach a’ Chornaidh) to the highest summit of Quinag
July 23rd 2015
This August will see some disruption for walkers planning routes or bothy trips from Loch Arkaig as the road will be closed during the evening and night for the duration of the month.