News

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.

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A new organisation, the first of its kind in Britain, was launched yesterday (Tuesday 14 July) and aims to reintroduce wolves, lynx, pelicans and other species. 

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The John Muir Trust today welcomed the decision by Scotland’s Energy Minister Fergus Ewing to reject an application for a major wind farm adjacent to the East Halladale Flows Wild Land Area in Caithness.

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An adult humpback whale, possibly greater than 12 metres in length, has been sighted in the Firth of Clyde this week

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Police Scotland have asked us to help share an appeal for information on the whereabouts of Jackson Alexander Kennedy Reid.

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The decision to turn down plans for a wind farm on the edge of the world-renowned Glen Affric area, west of the Great Glen, has been welcomed as “positive news”

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Ramblers Scotland and the Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS) are urging the public to oppose the ban on wild camping proposed for large areas of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

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A project which brings together Scotland’s two National Park Authorities to address the serious threat of man-made erosion to paths . . .

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The Mountain Bothies Association (MBA) has been honoured with the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.

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Police in Lochaber are searching for an overdue hill walker who set off to tackle the Ring of Steall on Saturday morning Eric Cyl, aged 62, hasn’t been seen since setting off in the Mamores, the alarm was raised when he had failed to return by Sunday.

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Booking is now open for the wide variety of events being put on as part of this year’s Moray Walking Festival.

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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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