November 29th 2016
An annual competition to find the best of Scottish mountain writing has once more shown the depth of talent to be found among those who love mountains.
November 24th 2016
The Scottish Government has announced today that the Eurasian beaver is to be formally recognised as a native species, 400 years after being hunted to extinction in the UK.
November 11th 2016
An innovative project to boost the number of the UK’s red squirrels by relocating individuals to woodlands they cannot reach by themselves is taking a major step forward this month.
November 9th 2016
Mountaineering Scotland (formerly the MCofS) will again be hosting a series of safety evenings this winter.
November 3rd 2016
The West Highland Way near Fort William will be closed for Forestry Commission Scotland harvesting and path upgrade work between 1st November 2016 and 1st April 2017.
October 27th 2016
Steall Path in Glen Nevis will reopen on Saturday 29 October following a major landslide.
The John Muir Trust has expressed concern over today’s decision by Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse to consent the application for the Creag Riabhach wind farm at Altnaharra estate near Lairg in Sutherland.
October 7th 2016
Following a significant rockfall at Steall Gorge in Glen Nevis in mid-September, the popular path leading to Steall Falls will remain closed until the end of October.
September 25th 2016
Following the major rockfall on the popular Steall Gorge path on 13-14 September, the John Muir Trust has confirmed that the path will be closed for at least a month whilst specialist contractors repair the route.
September 15th 2016
More than 120 tonnes of stone and path-building materials have been airlifted by helicopter to a remote island to allow Scottish Wildlife Trust contractors and volunteers to repair the paths
September 12th 2016
The Salomon Glen Coe Skyline race will be held this weekend on Sunday 18th September, with other races scheduled from Kinlochleven on the Friday and Saturday.
September 1st 2016
A major refurbishment of Ruigh Aiteachain bothy, in Glen Feshie, in the Cairngorms is now underway.