News

With winter weather really starting to bite now in Scotland’s mountains, climbers and walkers are being advised of the best way to get help in the event of an accident.

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Scotland’s largest conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland, is urging its members to support a legal challenge being made against the Scottish Government.

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A scheme is being launched in the Lochinver area of West Sutherland in a bid to crack down on recent illegal pearl fishing.

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Six reports looking at the trial reintroduction of beavers at Knapdale in Argyll have been published showing generally positive effects of the trial including increased visitors to the area and manageable effects on other plants and wildlife.

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The SportScotland Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) has confirmed that it will continue to run avalanche risk forecasts for the Torridon area this winter.

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November 11th 2014

Come autumn, the hills in Scotland look as empty of snow as anywhere else in Great Britain. And yet, there are some special places hidden from view . . .

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Hillwalkers wishing to take vehicles beyond the locked gate in Strathfarrar should be aware that the Estate has recently tightened up the criteria used to grant permission.

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The MCofS has announced the dates for this year’s winter safety talks.

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Rob Woodall became the first person to complete the ultimate hill-bagging list – the Marilyns 

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Plans to protect and restore one of Scotland’s most iconic and beautiful glens, alongside wildlife such as golden eagles,

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A council has been accused of failing to uphold access rights to one of Scotland’s most beautiful glens and to the mountains above it.

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Visions of a rewilded Scotland – from restored forests to the return of predators such as the lynx and wolf – will be in the spotlight today

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