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For the price of a bobble hat – can you help?

This weekend sees the launch of a major appeal to raise £100,000 to tackle erosion and restore footpaths on two of Scotland’s favourite Munros. With hundreds of thousands of people enjoying walking and climbing in Scotland’s mountains every year, campaigners

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

Our Pick: The Seven Hills of Edinburgh

In an allusion to Rome, Edinburgh is said to be built on seven hills – though it’s not hard to come up with a few more if you know the city well. Nonetheless the seven has stuck, and there’s even

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Carnoch bridge on Cape Wrath Trail has been removed

In January we updated our Cape Wrath Trail route description to reflect that Carnoch Bridge near Sourlies had been condemned as unsafe to cross. The river is frequently impossible to cross in spate conditions. The bridge has now been completely

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Posted in Access issues, Walking News

Win one of 2 Mammut Creon Tour backpacks

We have two Mammut Creon Tours to win in this exclusive Walkhighlands competition. This 28L capacity hill walking rucksack is perfect for a day in the UK’s hills and mountains. Simply answer the question: Name another rucksack in the Mammut

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Gear review: Salewa Ortles Cubic baselayer

Recommended Price: £80 (currently discounted online) Weight: 210g (men’s large) New for this winter, the Salewa Ortles Cubic is a warm fleecy baselayer which I’ve been testing since November. The Ortles is made from Polarlite Fine Grid – a stretchy,

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Mountain Bothy Association take on maintenance of remote Cairngorms refuge

The Mountain Bothy Association have taken on responsibility for repairing and maintaining the Garbh Choire Refuge. The Refuge is situated in one of the more remote climbing areas in the Cairngorms. Although usage has been light compared to other shelters

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