December 19th 2014
Responding to a public consultation which closed this week, the John Muir Trust has lodged an objection to the proposed Crossburns Wind Farm in Highland Perthshire, pointing out that the scheme would disfigure one of Scotland’s Great Trails.
December 16th 2014
Visitors to a film festival will be urged to help an appeal for a helicopter landing pad at a hospital that treats many injured climbers and walkers.
December 12th 2014
The Scottish Avalanche Information service has begun its forecasts for the 2014-15 winter season.
December 5th 2014
Scotland's drink drive limit has been lowered and comes into effect today (Friday 5th December).
November 27th 2014
A forgotten literary masterpiece celebrating the majesty of the Cairngorm mountains will be the subject of a new documentary presented by travel writer Robert MacFarlane. The Living Mountain – A Cairngorms Journey will be shown on BBC2 Scotland . . .
November 26th 2014
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.
November 21st 2014
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.
November 20th 2014
A scheme is being launched in the Lochinver area of West Sutherland in a bid to crack down on recent illegal pearl fishing.
November 20th 2014
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.
November 14th 2014
The SportScotland Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) has confirmed that it will continue to run avalanche risk forecasts for the Torridon area this winter.
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 . . .
November 7th 2014
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.