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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Missing Perthshire walker found safe and well

The elderly female walker, missing over night on Schiehallion has been found safe and well after walking into a medical centre in Kinloch Rannoch this morning. It is understood that the 73 year old from Ayrshire had been on the

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Search resumes for missing walker

Tayside Police have resumed searching for a woman missing on Schiehallion in Perthshire since Sunday. The woman, who is in her 70s, had been walking with her son when they became separated, and she was reported missing. It is understood

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Getting the most from a GPS

Walkhighlands often receives requests asking us about or offering opinions on the use of GPS devices as a navigation aid, so we’ve put together a series of brief articles covering the most basic points. The article Using a GPS outlines

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Man’s body found in Cairngorms tent

Police have found a man’s body which may have been lying in a tent in the Cairngorms for a number of weeks. A local gamekeeper had spotted the tent at the south end of Loch Einich below Sgor Gaoith about

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Alladale Estate plans face criticism

Hugh Fullerton-Smith – the general manager of the controversial Alladale Estate – gave a talk and took questions from Mountaineering Council of Scotland members on Saturday night following their AGM at Glenmore Lodge. Hugh began by outlining his own experience,

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation

Scottish Mountain Rescue numbers rise

The Mountain Rescue Committee of Scotland has released figures showing that the number of rescues is rising but the number of fatalities on the hills has fallen since 2006. In 2007 there were 20 deaths on Scotland’s mountains and 491

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