Monthly Archives: September 2014

Trossachs walks coverage expanded and updated

Walkhighlands’ coverage of walking in the Trossachs area has been expanded and updated. New routes added close to Callander and Aberfoyle include the beautiful waymarked Primrose Hill circuit above Loch Katrine, along with many other brand forest walks. Other routes

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Posted in Walkhighlands news, Walking News

Dundee Mountain Film Festival tickets on sale

Tickets are now available for this year's Dundee Mountain Film Festival starting on the evening of Thursday 27th November and running through to Saturday night. The festival is the UK's longest continuous running mountain film festival. It showcases an international

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Posted in Walking News

Public to be consulted on future of Glenmore

Members of the public are being invited to come along to a drop in session on Thursday 25 September to find out about and give their views on the long term management of publicly owned land in Glenmore and Upper

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation, Walking News

Local councillor fears “monstrous” new power line over Monadhliath

A local councillor in Badenoch and Strathspey has expressed concern at the prospect of another new line of pylons over the Monadhliath. Cllr Gregor Rimmel told the Strathspey and Badenoch Herald newspaper that “I know it’s still early but alarm

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Posted in Conservation

The Cairngorm Reindeer

Last week I was standing under a blue sky in a bleakly beautiful landscape. It was vivid with an unlikely marriage of green and orange, the brief surge of summer growth giving way to the rustiness of autumn. Bright white

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Posted in Conservation, Magazine

Wind farm near Ben Wyvis refused planning

Highland Council has refused planning permission for a wind farm on the slopes of Carn Gorm, about 8km south west of Ben Wyvis, a popular Munro. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland and John Muir Trust had opposed the proposal. Council

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Posted in Conservation, Walking News

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