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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

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

Outdoors groups demand urgent rethink over “kneejerk” Perthshire parking bans

Walkers and mountaineers are calling for Perth & Kinross Council to urgently reconsider its “disproportionate” decision to ban parking on nine of its rural roads. The local authority introduced sweeping new parking restrictions across about 60 miles of roads on

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine, Walking News

Golden eagles breed at Highlands rewilding estate for first time in 40 years

A pair of golden eagles has successfully reared a chick in an artificial nest at Trees for Life’s flagship Dundreggan rewilding estate in Glenmoriston between Loch Ness and Skye – marking the first known return of the spectacular birds of

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Posted in Conservation, Magazine




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