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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Strathfarrar winter access

The winter access arrangements for Strathfarrar will begin on Monday 1 November. If you want to take cars into the glen on or after that date you need to phone the MCofS office (01738 493 942) during weekday office hours

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Posted in Access issues, Walking News

Pylons plan attracts criticism

The Scottish Government has now approved the plans drawn up by power companies to try and miminise the visual impact of the controversial Beauly to Denny powerline. The plans inlcude putting 100km of existing overhead power cables underground. Conservation charity,

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Posted in Conservation

Tiso and JMT offer discount this weekend

Shoppers in Inverness have the chance to receive a 15% discount at Tiso Outdoor Experience when they join the John Muir Trust this Saturday, 30 October. Members and staff of the John Muir Trust will be in the High Street

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Posted in Walking News


Police name Kintail body

Police have confirmed that the body found on Beinn Fhada near Morvich on 10 October was that of missing walker Stewart Sutherland. Stewart went missing while staying at the Great Glen Water Park on 20 September, his car was later

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Posted in Walking News

Colin Prior lecture dates

Outdoor retailer, Tiso, has announced a series of evenings with Colin Prior when he will talk about his latest book High Light. The evenings will end with a book signing and a free tasting of Bowmore whisky from Islay. The

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Posted in Walkhighlands news

£1.2 billion nuclear submarine grounded off Skye

The BBC is reporting that the nuclear submarine HMS Astute has become grounded off the Isle of Skye. An eye-witness told the BBC that the submarine was stuck on the rocks near the Skye road bridge. The Ministry of Defence

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Posted in Conservation



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