News

Police Scotland have reported that teams searching for missing hillwalker Daniel Bennett have recovered a body. Enquiries are ongoing to establish the man’s identity.

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Police are appealing for information to help trace a 43-year-old man reported missing, last seen in the Green Welly Stop, Tyndrum, just before midday on Saturday 21 March.

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The Scottish Government says it plans to add a further 500 miles to the existing network of footpaths and cycle routes by joining up and improving current routes and adding 30 new long distance routes to be completed by 2019.

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An appeal has been launched to rebuild the Derry bridge in the Cairngorms in memory of mountaineer, Donald Bennet.

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March 19th 2015

The dates and programme for this year’s Cairngorms Nature Festival have been announced.

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The bridge over the River Affric at Dog Falls has been so badly damaged by recent flooding and spate conditions that it has been closed.

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Flooding has closed part of the the Great Glen Way between Aberchalder and Fort Augustus.

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The newest Scottish long distance route is now on Walkhighlands. The Affric Kintail Way runs from Drumnadrochit in the east to Morvich in Kintail.

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Hillwalkers in Scotland are being asked to keep an eye out for evidence of culling of mountain hares and report back to Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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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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