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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Work parties – possible restrictions on use of bothies

Intending users of bothies maintained by the Mountain Bothy Association should be aware that maintenance work will be taking place at a number of bothies over the April- June period. Inevitably, this will mean that there will have to be

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Posted in Access issues

John Muir Trust completes Druim Hain Pathwork

After four months of backbreaking work in treacherous conditions, local path workers on the Isle of Skye, employed by Arran Footpaths have completed the first phase of a major restoration of the footpath that leads from Sligachan to Loch Coruisk.

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Posted in Conservation

Ben Lomond path temporary closure tomorrow

The main path up Ben Lomond – one of the most popular of the Munros – will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday March 30th). The closure will be for one day and is to allow the delivery of stone by helicopter.

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Posted in Access issues, Walking News


First Aviemore Adventure Film Festival to be held 22-24 April

The Aviemore Adventure Film Festival is a weekend long festival which will be held for the first time from 22-24 April. With a line-up of events for the outdoor enthusiast & adventurers including talks from top climbers and mountaineers, mountain

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Posted in Walking News

Strathfarrar Summer Access starts 31 March

The summer access arrangements for Strathfarrar will begin on 31 March this year. Strathfarrar has a locked gate and only a certain number of cars are allowed into the Glen each day. There are no restrictions on pedestrian access or

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Posted in Access issues, Walking News

Our pick – Scotland’s best island beaches

Last year we posted our pick of the most beautiful beaches in the West Highlands. For our latest gallery we board the ferries to visit Scotland’s stunning islands on a journey through the Hebrides and Orkney – blessed with some

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Posted in Magazine, Our picks



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