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Hill walkers urged not to be left in the dark as clocks change

A headtorch – and a spare – should be essential items in every walker’s rucksack as British Summer Time comes to an end. Mountain rescue teams have had a busy summer and have already had incidents this year where walkers

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine, Walking News

Langholm – a landscape of hope

David Lintern visits Dumfries and Galloway to find out about plans for the Langholm community buyout.

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Posted in Conservation, Magazine

The Longest, the Loveliest and the Loneliest

Cameron McNeish’s new book, Come by the Hills, is published later this month, following on from the success of his memoir, There’s Always the Hills . In this extract, Cameron delves into the history and legends of one of Scotland’s

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Posted in Magazine

Win tickets to stream 2020 Banff Mountain Film Festival tour

Walkhighlands has teamed up with the Banff Mountain Film Festival to offer two lucky winners passes to watch an evening of adventure films from the comfort of your sofa. With many 2020 tour dates cancelled, the films have been packaged

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Posted in Magazine

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

Wanderers – A History of Women Walking

Kerri Andrews with an extract from her book on female walking

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Posted in Magazine

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