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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Avalanche Info launches text service

SportScotland’s Avalanche Information Service, which has only been available via the internet, can now by received on mobile phones on a paying subscription service. The service will operate for any one or more of the five most popular Scottish mountain

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Black Grouse return to Arran

Black grouse are set to make a comeback on Arran thanks to a team effort, involving the Arran Black Grouse Group, the National Trust for Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage. Last weekend, fourteen pairs of black grouse arrived on Arran

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Posted in Conservation

Body found in search for missing walker

Following an intensive search for missing hillwalker, Robin Davies, in the Cairngorms, a body, believed to be the missing man, was found on Tuesday night. On Monday over 70 rescue team, police and RAF search team members scoured the Glenfeshie

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Search on for Cairngorms walker

The search resumed this morning (Monday 23 February) for missing walker Robin Davies. Mr Davies, aged 48 and from the Inverness area, went walking in the Glenfeshie area with his Yorkshire terrier on Saturday and was reported missing on Sunday

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If you fall – Karen Darke talk dates announced

Adventurer Karen Darke will talk about her incredible life in her first UK lecture-tour. Karen Darke is a truly remarkable woman. Just four years after being paralysed from the chest down in a rock climbing accident, Karen set out on

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BBC seeking upcoming Munro compleaters

BBC Scotland are making a documentary about the Munros which will be shown on BBC Four this summer. If you are expecting to complete the Munros between now and the end of May (within the next three months), they would

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