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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Leo Houlding and Mick Fowler lecture dates

Berghaus has released details of its Autumn/Winter 2010 Adventure Tour featuring talks by top climbers Leo Houlding and Mick Fowler. The tour starts on 24 October and the Scottish dates are 4 November for Leo Houlding at the Ratho Climbing

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Trossachs car park closures

Four car parks in the Trossachs area will be subject to short term closures to allow essential maintenance to take place. The Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park says that the following car parks will be affected on various

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Posted in Access issues, Walking News

Walking may protect against dementia

A new study appears to suggest that walking may stave off memory loss and dementia in old age. The report, published on October 13, in Neurology, the official journal of the American Academy of Neurology, shows the results of tracking

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Mark Beaumont launches film festival

Round the World Cyclist Mark Beaumont, who this year also cycled 13,080 miles from Anchorage, Alaska to Ushuaia in Southern Argentina (climbing Mount McKinley and Aconcagua – the two highest peaks in the Americas – en route), took time out

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Path work on Quinag

The John Muir Trust has recently completed work on a section of new path on Quinag in the Northwest Highlands. The new path is being created to join the Spidean Coinich slab route to the shoulder which has a hard

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Posted in Conservation, Walking News

Winter walking safety talks

The Scottish charity, Mountain Aid, has announced dates for some of its winter walkling safety talks. Mick Tighe, mountain guide and former member of Lochaber MRT, will present illustrated talks on winter hillwalking safety, offering advice and guidance for anyone

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