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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Glen Nevis Spring Litter Blitz

Following two harsh winters and more recent torrential rain in the local area, charity The Friends of Nevis say there’s much to be done to look after Ben and Glen Nevis. Although it falls to other organisations and contractors to

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation

Scottish motorists warned of deer on roads in May

Car accidents involving deer soar at this time of year as young roe deer search for their own territories, warns Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). Deer-vehicle collisions often peak in late April to mid-May, as juvenile deer are out on their

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Posted in Walking News

Fire crews tackle hill fire near Loch Ness

Firefighters have been tackling a large hill fire near Drumnadrochit through the night. The large grass and gorse fire was reported on Wednesday afternoon and had spread to cover a two and half mile area around Loch Gorm, north of

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Posted in Uncategorized


Lochalsh Dirty 30 set for June 11

Fancy walking 30 miles of beautiful, at times very boggy, west coast terrain in 24 hours? The Lochalsh Dirty 30 will be held again this year on June 11 and registration is now open. The event is open to everyone,

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Posted in Walking News

Nite Watches DecAid Munro Mission launched

A young charity is aiming to raise awareness of the 10 year old conflict in Afghanistan and funds for services and veterans charities by climbing all the Munros in a single round in under 50 days. DecAid, run by students

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Posted in Walking News

10,000th member joins Walkhighlands

Despite the promising weather luring many people out onto the hills, this Easter Monday saw the 10,000th member sign up to the Walkhighlands forum. Only a couple of years ago the site, which is now Scotland’s busiest outdoors website, was

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Posted in Walkhighlands news



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