Walkhighlands http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news News and articles from Scotland's outdoors Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:10:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 John Muir Trust and local businesses condemn Rannoch windfarm plans http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/john-muir-trust-and-local-businesses-condemn-rannoch-windfarm-plans/0011299/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/john-muir-trust-and-local-businesses-condemn-rannoch-windfarm-plans/0011299/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:10:25 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11299 View from Ston an Aonaich Mhoir - the approach would be through the windfarmThe John Muir Trust has urged Highland Perthshire residents and visitors to object to a major wind farm on the Talladh-a-Bheithe estate between Loch Rannoch and Loch Ericht. As well as being located in the heart the Wild Land Area
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Navigation Courses http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/navigation-courses/0011274/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/navigation-courses/0011274/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:55:55 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11274
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Gaelic landscape and language talk in Portree http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/gaelic-landscape-and-language-talk-in-portree/0011271/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/gaelic-landscape-and-language-talk-in-portree/0011271/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:48:43 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11271
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Ben Lomond torchlit walk to remember WWI http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/ben-lomond-torchlit-walk-to-remember-wwi/0011268/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/ben-lomond-torchlit-walk-to-remember-wwi/0011268/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:32:38 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11268
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Peter Macfarlane joins Walkhighlands as gear editor http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/peter-macfarlane-joins-walkhighlands-as-gear-editor/0011259/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/peter-macfarlane-joins-walkhighlands-as-gear-editor/0011259/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:58:59 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11259 Peter MacfarlaneWe’re delighted to welcome Peter Macfarlane to Walkhighlands as our new gear editor. Peter is a freelance outdoor writer and photographer and will be familiar to many as a regular contributor to Trail Magazine. His work has also appeared in
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Wonder of Sea Eagles revealed in Fife http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/wonder-of-sea-eagles-revealed-in-fife/0011257/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/wonder-of-sea-eagles-revealed-in-fife/0011257/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:25:44 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11257
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Outdoors photography at night http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/outdoors-photography-at-night/0011240/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/outdoors-photography-at-night/0011240/#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:23:46 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11240 Loch Avon, ISO50, f4.5, 30secsI’m very lucky to have a wide and varied brief here at Walkhighlands, but I try to thread my ramblings together with reasonable photos. I hope to develop the photographic thread a little more over the coming months, and I
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Wildcat haven to be set up in Ardnamurchan http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/wildcat-have-to-be-set-up-in-ardnamurchan/0011222/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/wildcat-have-to-be-set-up-in-ardnamurchan/0011222/#comments Sat, 19 Jul 2014 06:44:09 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11222
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Get Outdoors Weekend planned for 9 – 10 August http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/get-outdoors-weekend-planned-for-9-10-august/0011225/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/get-outdoors-weekend-planned-for-9-10-august/0011225/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:19:58 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11225
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Walkers warned of dehydration danger http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/dehydration-danger-highlighted/0011233/ http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/dehydration-danger-highlighted/0011233/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:00:24 +0000 http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/news/?p=11233 pouchHill walkers generally concentrate on keeping water out. But a mountain safety expert has reminded walkers and climbers that it’s important to take enough water in too. Dehydration can lead to a lack of alertness, which can have serious consequences
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