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Path repair begins on popular Munros

A £100,000 appeal to fund much needed repairs to Scottish hill paths has reached its target and work has now started on one of two major projects. The Mend Out Mountains: Make One Million appeal, which has run over the

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine, Walking News

Access the authority

David Clyne, Recreation and Access Manager with the Cairngorms National Park Authority, discusses his role – and the rights and responsibilities of walkers in Scotland.

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine, Walking News

The John o’ Groats Trail – Filling the Gap north of Inverness

Jim Bunting, the ranger for the John o’ Groats Trail, looks at the development of this new walking route that has captured his heart. In 2014 Jay Wilson, a US citizen then living in Hertfordshire, decided to take on the

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine

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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