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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Large rockfall closes path up Nevis Gorge

Following a serious rockfall from the slopes above the Nevis Gorge overnight on 13-14 September, the John Muir Trust has closed the Steall Gorge path in the interests of public safety, pending remedial work, which could take between two and

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine

Skyline races return to Glencoe this weekend

The Salomon Glen Coe Skyline race will be held this weekend on Sunday 18th September, with other races scheduled from Kinlochleven on the Friday and Saturday. The course is widely regarded as the most challenging mountain running race in the

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Posted in Walking News

Mountain Weather Forecasts – the Need for Transparency

Since this story was published, continued funding for the Mountain Weather Information Service has been agreed. See update at foot of page. WHAT a brouhaha there was when it was announced that SportScotland was stopping funding for the Mountain Weather

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Posted in Magazine, Walking News

CowalFest back for 14th year

CowalFest, the walking and outdoor festival based on the Cowal Peninsula between Loch Fyne and the Firth of Clyde s returning for a fourteenth year this October. The hub for activities is Dunoon which is easily reached by road via

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Posted in Walking News

Giant badger spotted on the Clyde

A giant mural of a badger has been created on the side of the substation at Bonnington power station at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Falls of Clyde reserve. The mural of Clyde the Badger was painted over two days by

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Mountaineering Scotland statement on MWIS

Mountaineering Scotland – the body which represents Scotland’s hillwalkers and mountaineers – has issued the following statement on its website regarding the Mountain Weather Information Service (MWIS): “Mountaineering Scotland was influential in securing the original Scottish Government funding, provided through

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