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Monthly Archives: June 2008

Win Pocket Mountains guidebooks

Walkhighlands is offering the chance to win a set of 6 guidebooks from Pocket Mountains. The competition is open to anyone in the UK who signs up for Walkhighlands’ monthly newsletter before 30 September 2008. Anyone already signed up will

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Ramblers V Donald Trump in possible access row

Does Donald Trump want more privacy in Scotland than that required by Her Majesty the Queen and Mohamed Al Fayed? Ramblers Scotland Director, Dave Morris, is suggesting that Donald Trump is seeking more privacy at his proposed golfing/housing/leisure resort near

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Virtual Highlands and Munro logger launch

We’re proud to announce not one but two new features on Walk Highlands. Virtual Highlands is a 3D model allowing website visitors to explore Scotland’s mountainous landscape online. It allows users to visualise and explore our 500 walks and see

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Skye Cuillin rescue in bad weather

A Dutch hillwalker fell and injured himself in the Skye Cuillin on Sunday afternoon. The weather conditions were bad and his companion had to make a two-and-a-half hour descent to raise the alarm for his companion. Eighteen members of Skye

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676 complete Highland Cross on longest day

Saturday 21 June, saw over 670 runners and walkers complete the gruelling 50 mile duathlon to run (or walk) 20 miles and then cycle 30 miles across Scotland. The Highland Cross route starts at Morvich in Kintail and heads through

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Attempt to break Munros record

An attempt is being made to break the record for the most Munros climbed in 24 hours. Currently held by Jon Broxap who set the record by running over 29 Munros in Kintail and Glen Affric, Steve Pyke (or Spyke)

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