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Ramblers Scotland and the Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS) are urging the public to oppose the ban on wild camping proposed for large areas of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

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A project which brings together Scotland’s two National Park Authorities to address the serious threat of man-made erosion to paths . . .

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The Mountain Bothies Association (MBA) has been honoured with the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.

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Police in Lochaber are searching for an overdue hill walker who set off to tackle the Ring of Steall on Saturday morning Eric Cyl, aged 62, hasn’t been seen since setting off in the Mamores, the alarm was raised when he had failed to return by Sunday.

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Booking is now open for the wide variety of events being put on as part of this year’s Moray Walking Festival.

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The campaign to ensure adequate regulation of new tracks bulldozed across upland areas is appealing for walkers to photograph new hill tracks that they come across.

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Writers with a taste for the high life are being sought by the Mountaineering Council of Scotland for its long running literary competition.

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The Mountaineering Council of Scotland is urging caution to the thousands of hillwalkers planning to climb Ben Nevis this Bank Holiday weekend and in coming weeks.

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The John Muir Trust has launched a campaign to save Wild Land Area 34 in Sutherland, which has been targeted by three separate energy companies for large scale onshore wind farms.

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The MCofS has places available on its navigation courses at Contin near Inverness over the weekend of 13 and 14 June.

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The Ordnance Survey is set to shake-up the mapping world by giving away digital map downloads and software with its paper maps.

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A photography project with a difference was launched during the weekend at the Cairngorms Nature Festival and walkers are being asked to help.

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