Monthly Archives: December 2012

Body found in Skye Cuillin identified


The search resumed at first light this morning (Saturday 29 December) for a 60 year old hillwalker who has been missing on the Isle of Skye since Thursday when a member of the public reported seeing a man fall in

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Deadline looms for adventurers grant


Applications for next year's Bill Wallace Grant, for adventures in wild places, need to be made by 18th January. Bill Wallace was a stalwart of conservation charity, The John Muir Trust (JMT), and the grant is a lasting and personal

Posted in Conservation, Walking News

Stromeferry road closed yet again by landslide

Photo: Brian MacLennan / Geograph under CCSA

UPDATE DEC 28: The road has now reopened. The A890 Stromeferry bypass is closed following a landslide on Christmas day. After a fall of almost 20 tonnes of debris, the road – which was closed for several months at the

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Merry Christmas from Walkhighlands


We would like wish all visitors to Walkhighlands a very Merry Christmas, and a happy year of Scottish walking in 2013!

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Gaelic hillname pronunciation made easier


Pronouncing the names of the mountains in Scotland can be as difficult as climbing them to some visitors. Walkhighlands has launched a new series of easy-to-use pages that enable visitors to more easily find and listen to recordings of the

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Scotland End to End TV dates

Cameron McNeish

Cameron McNeish will be showcasing his Scotland End to End walk in a couple of TV programmes over the festive period. The first hour-long programme will be shown on Thursday 27 December at 7pm with part two being shown at

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