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Monthly Archives: May 2013

MSPs to quiz Ministers on future of wild land

The John Muir Trust' “Better Protection for Wild Land” petition will be discussed in detail at the Scottish Parliament's Petitions Committee today (Tuesday 28 May) when MSPs take evidence from Paul Wheelhouse, the Minister for the Environment and Climate Change,

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation, Walking News

Black Grouse benefit from new Ochils woodland

A new black grouse lek has been discovered inside the boundary of young woodland at the Woodland Trust Scotland's Glen Devon sites in the Ochil Hills. There are now two active leks within Glen Devon, the first of which was

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Posted in Conservation

Gear review: Walking Trousers for him

Not the most glamorous item of outdoor clothing, and a bad choice won’t matter that much, but they are still an important garment affecting comfort and weather protection on the hill. Some walkers favour tight and stretchy legging-style trousers like

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Posted in Gear reviews, Trousers


Gear Review: Walking Trousers for her

Not the most glamorous item of outdoor clothing, and a bad choice won’t matter that much, but they are still an important garment affecting comfort and weather protection on the hill. Some walkers favour tight and stretchy legging-style trousers like

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Posted in Gear reviews, Trousers

Scottish Midge Forecast back for 2013

The Scottish Midge Forecast has relaunched for its' ninth season, mapping midge levels across Scotland to help people plan their outdoor activities. Using a set of algorithms relating midge activity to a variety of environmental and seasonal factors, the forecast

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Posted in Walking News

Remembering Tom

In his monthly Viewpoint column, outdoors writer, broadcaster and mountain walker Cameron McNeish pays tribute to the memory of climber, TV presenter and outdoors writer Tom Weir. IN the past few weeks substantial donations from the publishers of the Scots

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Posted in Magazine, Walking News



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