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A82 daytime road closures by Loch Lomond

Motorists are facing a 55-mile detour next month amid plans to close part of the A82 for nearly two weeks. The A82 between Tarbet and Crianlarich will be closed between 8am and 6pm on weekdays from Monday 6th November to

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Rockfall reported on Cruach Ardrain

A large rockfall has been reported on Cruach Ardrain, with slope slippage and debris left on the path that descends towards Stob Garbh. Rab Anderson of the SMC has said that more unstable debris remains, and any walkers descending this

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Strathfarrar Winter Access Arrangements

November 1st marks the start of the winter vehicular access arrangements for Strathfarrar. Since 2014 vehicular access (anyone can walk or bike along the private road) is only permitted for Mountaineering Scotland members for the purpose of hillwalking or climbing.

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Stalking information on Walkhighlands for new season

As Scotland’s deer stalking season gets into full swing, the web-based service to avoid conflict between walkers and stalkers has been relaunched. Scottish Natural Heritage’s ‘Heading for the Scottish Hills’ website allows walkers to check ahead for details of possible

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Kinrara gates in Cairngorms National Park re-opened

The Cairngorms National Park Authority and the owners of Kinrara Estate have reported that following positive discussions, newly installed gates on estate driveways will remain open. Kinrara Estate has confirmed to the authority that the gates had not been operated

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Mountaineers call for Upland Strategy

Mountaineering Scotland is urging the Scottish Government to implement the Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) report ‘Scoping a strategic vision for the uplands’ explores the potential of developing an overarching upland strategy, which would involve a wide range of interest groups

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