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Line up announced for Braemar Mountain Festival

Organisers of the Braemar Mountain Festival today revealed they have doubled the number of events and venues following the huge success of the inaugural event last year. The four-day celebration of the mountains in winter will take place from Thursday

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Mountain experts warn against magnets in clothing

Mountain safety experts have warned against a worrying trend in the outdoor clothing market. Magnetic closures on gloves and jackets are being marketed as the modern alternative to Velcro or poppers. But magnets are well-known for deflecting compass needles, and

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Police Warning and Mountaineering Scotland advice following rescue callouts

Police Scotland has issued a warning to hillwalkers and people pursuing outdoor activities in the mountains of the dangers that inclement weather and the terrain can present. In the last week Mountain Rescue teams have been called out over 13

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Posted in Magazine, Walking News

Hillwalkers needed for Upland Path Survey

Do you know of a hill path in need of repair? Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is seeking the views of hillwalkers about the current state of paths and routes in order to determine how much money will be needed to

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation, Walking News

Cameron McNeish wins Mountain Culture Award

The well known hillwalker, broadcaster, author, broadcaster Cameron McNeish has won The Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture. The award – which is presented as part of the Fort William Mountain Film Festival – celebrates acheivements in the outdoors

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Mountain Bothy Association take on maintenance of remote Cairngorms refuge

The Mountain Bothy Association have taken on responsibility for repairing and maintaining the Garbh Choire Refuge. The Refuge is situated in one of the more remote climbing areas in the Cairngorms. Although usage has been light compared to other shelters

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