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Why not kit kids out in proper outdoor gear and make their time outside more comfortable?

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The largest-ever survey of Scottish wildcats is now underway with more than 300 trail cameras live as from today.

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The Minister for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Dr Aileen McLeod, has approved the controversial extended wild camping ban proposed by the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.

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Following its success last year in a Euro-wide online poll worth £18,000 towards the restoration of the Suilven footpath, the John Muir Trust has now officially launched a wider public appeal to raise the balance of funding. 

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Mick Tighe, a guide, rescuer, trainer and pioneer who embodies the spirit of Scottish mountaineering, has been announced as this year’s winner of the Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture 2016

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Huntly will again be hosting a slow marathon, a 26 mile walk along the River Deveron in April.

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A leading wildlife charity is calling for more protection for the unique community of plants found on the Scottish mountains.

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Global adventurer Mark Beaumont will be one of many star attractions as the Peebles Outdoor Film Festival returns to the Eastgate Theatre later this month (22-24 Jan) with an outstanding line-up of speakers, adventure films and hands-on activities.

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The batch of December storms is set to continue with Storm Frank set to batter the Scottish hills tonight and tomorrow (Wednesday 30th).

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An large area of forest three times the size of Inverness has been surveyed as part of a project to restore ancient woodland in the north of Scotland.

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Avalanche forecasts for Scottish hillwalkers and climbers start today, 17 December. 

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The John Muir Trust today expressed its delight after winning a crucial judicial review against the Scottish Ministers and Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) regarding Ministers’ consent for an industrial-scale wind farm at Stronelairg in the Monadhliath mountains.

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