News

They can be some of nature’s most beautiful winter creations and they can also be killers.

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Legendary backpacker, writer and photographer Chris Townsend will be re-living the adventure of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail at an event in Inverness later this month.

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January 22nd 2015

Scotland is amazing – I’m a big fan. In winter I run out of superlatives. The probability of foul weather is at an all time high, but that means the rewards, when they come, are hard earned and so much more appreciated.

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Highland councillors are being urged to reject an application for a wind farm on the edge of the world-famous landscape of the Glen Affric area.

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The winners have been announced in the first-ever Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year competition.

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There are still a few places yet to be taken for the popular winter safety evenings to be held at the Mountain Cafe, Aviemore in February.

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January 13th 2015

In the last few weeks we’ve enjoyed (or suffered, depending on your point of view) some colder interludes where the temperature has fallen below freezing.

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Scotland’s rambling and mountaineering organisations today joined forces to express serious concerns over the recent consultation by Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park Authority on proposed byelaws to ban camping . . .

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A new six-part TV documentary following a winter at the Cairngorm ski centre will start on Monday 12 January.

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The consultation on proposals to ban wild camping in parts of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park will end on 12 January.

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Mountain Rescuers have issued a warning to Scottish hillwalkers as weather forecasts predict wind speeds in excess of 100mph for Friday 9 January with stormy weather likely to continue into the weekend.

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The full programme for the 2015 Fort William Mountain Festival has now been announced. 

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