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Hillwalkers reminded to check avalanche and weather forecasts

Following the tragic news of fatalities resulting from an avalanche on Ben Nevis this week, mountain safety experts have issued a reminder to walkers, climbers and backcountry skiers that their enthusiasm should always be tempered by close attention to avalanche and weather forecasts.

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Posted in Access issues, Walking News

Campaign offers advice for dog owners around livestock

Dog owners are being encouraged to take extra care around livestock when enjoying the great outdoors this spring.

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Winter set to return to Scotland’s mountains

The unprecedented warm weather in Scotland’s mountains in recent weeks looks set to end – and mountaineering experts are reminding walkers, climbers and skiers that it’s time to replace T-shirts with fleeces and make sure they have their ‘winter heads’

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine, Walking News

Older GPS devices could be hit by ‘millennium-style’ bug

A warning for walkers using GPS devices that were made prior to 2010. The date format used in the older specification for GPS devices runs out of digits this April 6th. The specification was changed some years back and all

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Posted in Access issues, Walking News

The Long Walk-in

How often has that thought crossed your mind? If only circumstances had been a little different anything could have happened. Couldn’t it?

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation, Magazine

Historic Ballater bridge reopens

Polhollick Footbridge, an important link on the Seven Bridges walk near Ballater, has reopened following major repairs.

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine, Walking News



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