July 31st 2016
A last minute cancellation means there are another 2 places available on the one day navigation course run by the Mountaineering Council of Scotland for Walkhighlands members on Saturday 6 August.
July 27th 2016
Natasha Lambert has completed one element of her latest challenge, Sea and Summit Scotland. She reached the top of the Cairn Gorm Mountain, just after 3pm on Monday.
A huge and highly controversial windfarm in the Monadhliath mountains looks set to go ahead once more after judges overturned the decision of last years’ judicial review following an appeal.
July 18th 2016
A parking layby near the Devil’s Elbow on the A93 just south of Cairnwell is to be closed for improvement works from 25 July to 26 August. The site is marked a blue ‘P’ on the map below. Alternative parking will still be available on the north side of the road at at the Devil’s Elbow itself.
The Scottish Hill Tracks Campaign, being run by Scottish Environment LINK, is urging walkers to continue to send in photos and information about new tracks being constructed in the hills.
July 9th 2016
A new Waterbus route on Loch Lomond will open up new possibilities for visitors wanting to join up island visits and walking and cycling trips.
July 1st 2016
Cnoc Coinnich – a hill on the Ardgoil Estate between Loch Goil and Loch Long in Argyll – has been promoted to Corbett status.
June 20th 2016
Ever been lost on a hill? Last week, David Lintern found himself with the Mountaineering Council of Scotland.
A new marine wildlife visitor centre has been launched in Tobermory on the Isle of Mull by conservation charity Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust
An exciting new campaign encouraging people to help look after Scotland’s most iconic and popular mountains.
June 7th 2016
Navigation in the Scottish Mountains can be challenging; particularly if the cloud comes down and visibility is lost.
May 31st 2016
Following the success of the joint Walkhighlands/MCofS navigation courses over the last few years a further 4 course dates are being held this summer.