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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Body of missing hillrunner Alexander Brett found

The body of missing hillrunner Alexander Brett has been discovered on Liathach in Torridon. A large search had been underway since Mr Brett was reported missing on Thursday 24 September after his car was discovered in the area. It is

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Off road camping – can we cut out the confusion?

CHARLES INGRAM lives in a makeshift campsite on the verge of the A9 near Bruar in Highland Perthshire. The 70-year old former garage owner has endured three winters here, first of all living in his Mercedes car before migrating into

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine

Missing Torridon hillrunner – Police appeal to walkers

A large scale search is underway in the Torridon mountains for a missing hillrunner and Police are appealing to hillwalkers who may have information or who are planning to walk in Torridon this weekend to look out for the missing

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

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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Posted in Uncategorized, Walking News

Mountaineers demand hydro scheme scars are healed

The Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS) has written to Heads of Planning in ten local authorities and the national parks urging them to act to ensure the negative impact of hydro scheme scars on upland areas is reduced. The organisation,

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation, Walking News

Once upon a time in the west

Inverie is tiny, a shambolic mix of old timers in knackered, occasionally unlicensed vehicles and newcomers in obscenely expensive hardwood yachts, plus a few dreadlocked inbetweeners and hill walking holidaymakers. The pub and the café both shut midweek, and sometimes

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