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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Win tickets to stream 2020 Banff Mountain Film Festival tour

Walkhighlands has teamed up with the Banff Mountain Film Festival to offer two lucky winners passes to watch an evening of adventure films from the comfort of your sofa. With many 2020 tour dates cancelled, the films have been packaged

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Posted in Magazine

Outdoors groups demand transparency on plans for Cairngorm

A coalition of outdoors organisations is calling for plans drawn up by Highlands & Islands Enterprise to be made publicly available prior to a decision by the Scottish Government as to whether to fund the proposals. Ramblers Scotland, the North

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation, Magazine

Wanderers – A History of Women Walking

Kerri Andrews with an extract from her book on female walking

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Posted in Magazine

Managing tourism – lessons from overseas

This has been a difficult summer for anyone who loves visiting Scotland’s glorious landscapes, especially those who enjoy wild camping or campervanning. With overseas holidays largely off the agenda, and formal accommodation capacity in Scotland much reduced due to Coronavirus

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine

Walkers urged to check for deer stalking before Heading for the Scottish Hills

Hillwalkers are being encouraged to check online for deer stalking information before setting out during the busiest part of the season. NatureScot manages the Heading for the Scottish Hills website which provides details on deer stalking on estates between July

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation, Magazine, Walkhighlands news, Walking News

Donnie Campbell nears self-propelled Munros record

On 1st August Donnie Campbell – a runner from Skye – set off to break the record for the fastest self-propelled round of the Munros. The current record – set 10 years ago by Stephen Pyke – stands at 39

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Posted in Magazine, Walkhighlands news, Walking News

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