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Clachaig Winter Lectures set for February

The Clachaig Inn in Glencoe will again be hosting its Winter Mountain Safety Lectures in February. Usually attracting a lively gathering of hill walkers, climbers and skiers and hill-goers the evenings will run each Tuesday in February 2018. These evenings

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Scottish Avalanche forecasts to start 15 December

The SportScotland Avalanche Information Service will start publishing its detailed forecasts for the Scottish Mountains on Friday 15 December. The six mountain areas covered are Northern Cairngorms, Southern Cairngorms, Lochaber, Creag Meagaidh, Glencoe and Torridon. Each report covers snow, avalanche,

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Winter returns to Scotland’s mountains

Hill walkers and climbers are being urged to stay safe as they prepare to enjoy what for many is the most rewarding season of the year. With winter now starting to bite, many hillwalkers and climbers will be looking out

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Rockfall reported on Cruach Ardrain

A large rockfall has been reported on Cruach Ardrain, with slope slippage and debris left on the path that descends towards Stob Garbh. Rab Anderson of the SMC has said that more unstable debris remains, and any walkers descending this

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Get Ready For Winter In The Mountains: Facebook Live Q&A event

Next week Mountaineering Scotland is hosting a live Facebook Q&A session when an expert panel, led by Mountain Safety Adviser Heather Morning, will answer questions on mountaineering in winter. The panel will answer questions sent in both in advance and

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Strathfarrar Winter Access Arrangements

November 1st marks the start of the winter vehicular access arrangements for Strathfarrar. Since 2014 vehicular access (anyone can walk or bike along the private road) is only permitted for Mountaineering Scotland members for the purpose of hillwalking or climbing.

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