News

Forfar & District Hillwalking Club are to host this year’s Mountain Mind Quiz on Wednesday 11 March. The quiz is open to any team of up to 3. 

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Walkhighlands’ columnist David Lintern and his friend David Hine are planning to walk and paddle from coast to coast

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The programme has just been released for the first ever Peebles Outdoor Film Festival at the Eastgate Theatre from Friday 13 to Sunday 15 February.

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A climber been killed after being swept up in an avalanche in Torridon. His body was found after his partner reached search and rescue teams on foot following the accident in Coireag Dubh Mor, one of the corries behind Liathach.

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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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