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Garbh Choire Refuge repairs complete

An historic mountain refuge has been restored by volunteers. The Garbh Choire Refuge is situated in one of the more remote climbing areas in the Cairngorms. Although usage has been light compared to other shelters in the area, it has

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Airlifts on Suilven for second phase of path repairs

This week from Monday 7 May, community-owned Suilven in Sutherland will be at the centre of four days of helicopter activity to carry hundreds of tonnes of stone and gravel to the high slopes. The airlifts mark the start of

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Closures to Glen Nevis and other roads during filming

A feature film currently being shot in Scotland is going to lead to a number of road, car park and footpath closures on certain days over the next couple of weeks. The details given on the closures are below: Glen

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On TV tonight: The Battle for Scotland’s Countryside

On BBC One Scotland tonight at 9pm: “Fifteen years after the passing of Scotland’s historic Land Reform Act, actor David Hayman presents a personal view of the battle for access to Scotland’s stunning countryside, revealing how this conflict has shaped

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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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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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