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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Last chance to win Cairngorms book

Anyone wanting the chance to win copies of Chris Townsend’s photographic book about the Cairngorms needs to get their skates on. Walkhighlands has four copies of ‘a year in the life of the cairngorms’ to give away, but entries close

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Arran Mountain Festival now booking

This year’s Arran Mountain Festival will run from Friday 16 September to the following Monday and has a packed programme of high level walking and scrambling. The Festival organisers say, “This is an opportunity to meet like-minded people, discover a

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Peter Cairns photographic evening

Acclaimed nature photographer, Peter Cairns, will be launching his new book, Caledonia, at a photographic evening to be held in Grantown on Spey. The Speyside town is near the photographer’s Cairngorm base in Glen Feshie. The evening, to be held

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Line up announced for Dundee Mountain Film Festival

This year’s Dundee Mountain Film Festival boasts a glittering array of varied films covering caving, climbing, kayaking, mountaineering, running and cycling. In addition there will be talks by round the world cyclist, Mark Beaumont, hillwalking writer Ian Mitchell, and Peter

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Orienteering Championships set for the Highlands

The Highlands has won the bid to host the 2015 World Orienteering Championships. The contest will be based in Inverness with competition sites on the Moray Firth coast and in the Cairngorms. The Highlands beat competition from Sweden in the

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MCofS Annual Gathering to be held 3 September

The Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS) is combining its Annual General Meeting with a series of forums for clubs on membership recruitment, young people on meets, and civil liability insurance. The organisation represents walkers and climbers in Scotland and the

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