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Monthly Archives: October 2009

GPS for Chicks

The Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS) has teamed up with mountain guiding company Chicks Unleashed to provide a series of women-only GPS training courses. The day-long courses will be held at Glenmore Lodge near Aviemore on 15 and 16 May

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Spotlight to be turned on St Kilda Mouse

The habits of some of St Kilda’s smallest inhabitants will soon be uncovered, as the University of Edinburgh begins a three-year study of the archipelago’s native field mouse. The St Kilda Field Mouse is unique to the islands, which are

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Posted in Conservation

Get ready for the winter – and be safe!

With the clocks having gone back this past weekend we will soon have winter upon us. Hillwalkers and climbers will be looking out their ice axe, crampons and headtorches, but it takes much more than just these to be ready

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MBA concerned at commercial use of bothies

The Mountain Bothies Association (MBA) has issued a reminder to commercial organisations that they must not use bothies that are maintained by the Association without first securing the consent of the owner. The MBA maintain a number of buildings in

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Beauly – Denny line ‘to get go-ahead soon’

Despite 18,000 objections, the controversial proposed power line between Beauly and Denny – running through some of the most beautiful parts of the Highlands, is expected to get the go ahead from the Scottish Government in the next few weeks,

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Find-a-walk feature launched

Walkhighlands today launched its new intelligent search feature, Find-a-walk. Want to search for walks which visit lighthouses? Looking for easier (Grade 3) walks up Munros and want to know which of these are rated as the best? Interested in coastal

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