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Monthly Archives: September 2009

Carnachuin Bridge, Glen Feshie, swept away

Walkers heading up Glen Feshie in the Cairngorms need to be aware that the Carnachuin Bridge was swept away by the River Feshie in spate on 3 September this year. The landmark but rickety wooden bridge has been in a

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Posted in Access issues

Munro – Mountain Man documentary to show on BBC4

The BBC are to show their new documentary ‘Munro – Mountain Man’ next Sunday 20th September at 9pm on BBC4. It tells the story of Sir Hugh Munro, the magnificent mountains that bear his name and the people who have

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Posted in Walking News

Sgurr nan Ceannaichean loses Munro status

In a very heavily trailed announcement, the Glen Carron hill Sgurr nan Ceannaichean has lost its Munro Status. The hill was resurveyed by John Barnard and Graham Jackson for the Munro Society, and was found to be only 913m. In

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Posted in Uncategorized

Wreck removed from St Kilda

When The Spinningdale ran aground on St Kilda during winter storms in February 2008, there were fears that rats would transfer to the island and damage the unique ecosystem. Now the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) has successfully dismantled and

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Posted in Conservation

Record spending for the MBA

The Mountain Bothy Association has revealed that its spending on maintaining its network of bothies has reached an all time high. In 2008/09, £45k was spent in maintaining 58 of the 100 buildings in MBA care. While some of the

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Posted in Walking News

Local community rallies against plans for Rannoch resort

The Rannoch community has re-acted with shock, disbelief and anger at the huge scale and unacceptable character of a massive proposed exclusive Golf, Hotel and Cosmetic Surgery complex at Dall on Loch Rannoch in Perthshire, overlooked by Schiehallion. This luxury

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