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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Walker dies in Glencoe fall

A woman has died following a fall in Glencoe yesterday afternoon (Thurs 29 September). The rescue services were alerted shortly after 4pm and Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team was involved in the search. Later in the evening the police confirmed that

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Posted in Walking News

Ben Lawers benefits from event donation

Conservation work at the National Trust for Scotland’s Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve got a boost this month as £2000 was pledged to the site. The Artemis Charitable Foundation made the donation after holding a leg of the Great Kindrochit

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Posted in Conservation

Go wild with Scottish mushroom code

This time of year can often see Scottish woods carpeted with colourful wild mushrooms. These are a valuable natural food resource for recreational and commercial collectors, but also for a range of wildlife. Mushroom gathering has been steadily increasing in

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Posted in Conservation, Walking News


Public vote against Beauly Denny plans for Stirling

Over 200 members of the public have voted against Scottish Power’s plans to reduce the visual impact of the controversial Beauly to Denny electricity pylon route and joined with the Council to call for an improved plan. The public meeting

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Posted in Conservation

2011 OMM heading for Perthshire hills

This year’s Original Mountain Marathon (OMM) will take place from from Cultybraggan Camp near Comrie at the end of October. Although online applications have now closed, there are a few places still available for postal applications. The OMM’s organisers say

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Posted in Walking News

Deer Stalking reminder

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is reminding walkers heading for the hills this autumn to check ahead for possible deer stalking taking place on estates. It is also keen to hear from walkers about their experience of doing this and would

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Posted in Access issues, Walking News



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