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Entries open for Mountain Writing Competition

Schiehallion

The excitement and intensity of mountaineering has always inspired great writing – and now the Mountaineering Council of Scotland is looking for authors to blend their writing skills with their mountain experience for its long running literary competition. Entries are

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Win one of three 60 litre Mammut Cargon holdalls

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We have three 60 litre Mammut Cargons to win in this exclusive Walkhighlands competition. Simply answer the following question using the form below: How many sizes is the Mammut Cargon holdall available in? Mammut also have ten Baby Mammuts up

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Cheaper ferry fares for Clyde and Inner Hebrides

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Lower cost ferry fares are being rolled out today on the remaining routes in the Clyde and Hebrides ferry network. The road equivalent tariff (RET) was first introduced for non-commercial vehicles and passengers for routes to the Outer Hebrides, Coll

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Police appeal for missing Glencoe walker

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Police Scotland are continuing to appeal for information to assist with the search for missing hillwalker Robin Garton (69) from Devizes in Wiltshire, who is believed to be in the Glencoe area and has not been seen since the morning

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Report says new Scotttish National Parks could be set up easily and cheaply

Glen Affric

Creating more National Parks need not be unduly complicated or expensive, according to the latest joint research report published by two charities, the Scottish Campaign for National Parks (SCNP) and The Association for the Protection of Rural Scotland (APRS). The

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Tom Weir statue attracts bumper visitor numbers

Countryside legend Tom Weir’s statue at Balmaha Bay on the east side of Loch Lomond is proving to be a runaway success with a bumper 60,000 UK and overseas visitors since it was first unveiled 8 months ago to commemorate

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