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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Julia Bradbury to be Ramblers President

TV presenter, Julia Bradbury, is due to become the next president of the Ramblers. The nomination was announced today with her presidency expected to be confirmed at the Ramblers general council on April 10th. Julia will follow in the footsteps

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Posted in Walking News

Bird of Prey Killings Increase

The number of Scottish birds of prey being killed with poison in has increased. Last year 22 poisoning incidents were recorded by Police resulting in 27 dead birds of prey, including 19 buzzards, four red kites and two golden eagles.

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Nevis Partnership to Close Down

The Nevis Partnership, a charity set up to manage and help enhance the Ben Nevis and Glen Nevis environment is to shut down following a funding crisis. The charity which formed in 2003 says it has sufficient funds to operate

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Posted in Conservation, Walking News

Ben Nevis navigation cairns buried in snow

Visitors to Ben Nevis summit may be surprised to learn that some of the newly erected 1.8m high cairns constructed to aid navigation have been virtually buried in snow. The MCofS Mountain Safety Advisor Heather Morning, warns hillwalkers and climbers

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Mountain Marathons Announced

This year looks set to offer gruelling mountain marathons at both ends of the country. First up is the Highlander Mountain Marathon set to take place somewhere in the north of Scotland in April, and later in the summer the

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Injured climber airlifted after fall

A male climber was airlifted to hospital yesterday (6 March) afternoon after a fall in the Loch Treig, near Roy Bridge in Lochaber. The police reported that the climber was in a party of three. A Sea King helicopter from

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