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New bothy for Glen Kinglas

The Mountain Bothy Association has announed the opening of a new bothy in Glen Kinglas. Among the mountains that can be climbed from it are the Munros Beinn Ime, Ben Vorlich, Beinn Narnain and Ben Vane as well as Corbetts

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Nevis volunteers clean up the Ben to celebrate 3 Peaks Partnership

A team of volunteers and staff from the Friends of Nevis, John Muir Trust and Nevis Landscape Partnership have taken part in a triple path maintenance and clean-up operation that have taken place over the past few weeks on each

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Enjoy the mountains safely this Easter

Mountaineering Scotland and Scottish Mountain Rescue have joined forces to alert hill goers to the hazards that hang around even after warmth returns to the hills. With the Easter break already here for some, and just around the corner for

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Hillwalkers’ opinions needed for path survey

Scottish Natural Heritage is asking regular hillwalkers to share their knowledge and experience of hill footpaths in a new survey. SNH say that Scotland’s upland paths are used and enjoyed by millions of walkers, climbers and mountain bikers every year,

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation, Walking News

Tours Guides repair Skye footpath

Resilient tour bus drivers who braved high winds and hail showers have completed urgent path repairs at one of Skye’s busiest scenic spots. Staff from Rabbie’s Trail Burners spent two days working on badly-needed repairs to the Quiraing route, which

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John o’ Groats Trail now on Walkhighlands

A new long distance trail linking Inverness and John o’ Groats has been developed and is now featured on Walkhighlands at this link: John o’ Groats Trail guide. The challenging route is 235.5km long and is split into 14 stages

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