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Hikers light up Ben Lomond on fundraising walk

The summit of Ben Lomond was illuminated on the evening of Saturday 16 September as dozens of hikers ascended the 974m peak in aid of the National Trust for Scotland and Lomond Mountain Rescue. Seventy-five intrepid walkers – and one

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Review: Summit to Eat backpacking food

Recommended Price: £5.50 Main Meals and Scrambled Egg Breakfast, £4.50 Desserts and Oat Breakfast Weight: (Dry Pouch) Main meals 112g-136g, Breakfasts 80g-91g, Desserts 86g-97g Calories: Main Meals 499-603, Breakfasts 449-469, Desserts 300-447 Tasty and nutritious meals are such an important

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Posted in Camping, Gear reviews, Magazine

Walkhighlands Walking & Writing Workshop

WalkHighlands has teamed up with award-winning author Linda Cracknell for a ‘Walking and Writing’ Workshop exclusively for Walkhighlands users. The all day event will be held in Pitlochry on Saturday 18 November and will cost £60 including lunch. As with

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1st phase of Suilven path restoration complete

After four months of intensive work involving two path contractors, about 10 staff and an airlift of over 100 tonnes of rock, the first stage of the project to repair and upgrade sections of the path leading to Suilven in

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RSPB appeal after Hen Harrier disappearance

RSPB Scotland has issued an appeal for information after a young hen harrier, fitted with a satellite tag as part of the charity’s EU-funded Hen Harrier LIFE project, disappeared on an Aberdeenshire grouse moor. “Calluna”, a female harrier, was tagged

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Call for full protection as Wild Land development given go-ahead

Mountaineering Scotland and the John Muir Trust are both calling for full protection for wild land in planning policy – mirroring the protection given to National Parks and National Scenic Areas – following the outcome of a judicial review which

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