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The campaign to ensure adequate regulation of new tracks bulldozed across upland areas is appealing for walkers to photograph new hill tracks that they come across.

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Writers with a taste for the high life are being sought by the Mountaineering Council of Scotland for its long running literary competition.

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The Mountaineering Council of Scotland is urging caution to the thousands of hillwalkers planning to climb Ben Nevis this Bank Holiday weekend and in coming weeks.

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The John Muir Trust has launched a campaign to save Wild Land Area 34 in Sutherland, which has been targeted by three separate energy companies for large scale onshore wind farms.

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The MCofS has places available on its navigation courses at Contin near Inverness over the weekend of 13 and 14 June.

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The Ordnance Survey is set to shake-up the mapping world by giving away digital map downloads and software with its paper maps.

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A photography project with a difference was launched during the weekend at the Cairngorms Nature Festival and walkers are being asked to help.

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A photography project with a difference was launched during the weekend at the Cairngorms Nature Festival and walkers are being asked to help.

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Hill walkers heading for the Glenfinnan area are being warned by the MCofS about access difficulties due to a bridge replacement scheme on the A830 to Mallaig,

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Two walkers who got lost overnight on England’s highest mountain were found after a major search involving five mountain rescue teams.

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The Ring of Breadalbane Explorer mini bus service has started running for the 2015 summer season.

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A project which aims to combine citizen science and GPS technology to tackle tick bites and Lyme disease has been awarded funding from the European Space Agency (ESA). 

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