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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Follow walks from Monty Halls’ Great Escape

Fans of the ongoing BBC2 series Monty Halls’ Great Hebridean Escape have been enjoying great footage of the superb scenery, hills and beaches of the Outer Hebrides. In the program, Monty has been working as a voluntary ranger on North

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NTS offers high level Glencoe walks

The National Trust for Scotland’s Glencoe will mark the UN International Year of Biodiversity by giving visitors the opportunity to experience some of its highest mountains in a series of special ranger-led hikes. The challenging, high-level walks, which each take

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Avalanche service needs your views

Last year the Scottish Avalanche Information Service changed the format of its forecasts with the aim of making them more user-friendly. The Service is now seeking the views of walkers and climbers who have used the forecasts so they can

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Stephen Pyke Munro-run nears halfway stage

Stephen Pyke (better known as Spyke) is still well on track on his attempted record-breaking run over all the Munros, despite reporting a problem with his achilles a couple of days ago. Spyke is climbing all the peaks under his

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Study clears sea-eagles in lamb deaths

White tailed sea eagles have a minimal impact on lamb mortality according to the results of a scientific study published this week. The study, undertaken by the Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) on behalf of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH),

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Scottish wildcat species likely to survive

Two new reports from Scottish Natural Heritage have yielded positive evidence that the Scottish wildcat is surviving as a distinct species. Scottish wildcat is one of our most endangered mammals and is at greatest risk from hybridisation with feral cats.

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