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EMFF Photography Competition open

Entries are now open for this year’s Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival photo competition. Organisers are calling for entries under the following two cateogries: 1) My Adventures Since EMFF 2016! 2) The Wild Places of Scotland Entries close on 15 January

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Walkers invited to Wild Film Festival

Walkers are being invited to discover the hills, coasts, moors and woodlands of Dumfries and Galloway as part of the new Wild Film Festival Scotland (WFFS). The themes of the festival to be held in Dumfries from 24-26 March, are

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Posted in Conservation, Walking News

Avalanche Forecasts start Friday for 17 December

Scottish avalanche forecasts will start for the season on Friday, with the first forecast for 17 December. The Sportscotland Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) provides a daily avalanche hazard report for six Scottish areas – Lochaber, Glencoe, Creag Meagaidh, Southern Cairngorms,

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Walkhighlands brings Google Streetview to Highlands’ walks

Stunning all-round imagery captured by Walkhighlands this summer has just been launched on Google Street View opening up some amazing Highland paths to virtual visitors. We hope that being able to see the routes on the screen will encourage people

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Posted in Magazine, Walkhighlands news, Walking News

Mountaineers call for Loch Lomond National Park to defer new camping byelaws

Against the background of the Scottish Government arguing in the Supreme Court for the need for proper consultation over Brexit with the Scottish Parliament, mountaineers in Scotland have expressed serious concerns over a lack of proper consultation closer to home.

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Tickets available for Mar Lodge Mountain Film Festival

The Mar Lodge Mountain Film Festival has now become an annual event and will be held in February next year with tickets now available. The National Trust for Scotland’s Mar Lodge Estate, near Braemar, makes a great backdrop to the

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