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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Conservation in the 21st Century

The chief executive of the Cairngorms National Park Authority Grant Moir ponders changing approaches to conservation and wonders whether we are at a pivotal moment in the history of the movement.

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Posted in Conservation, Magazine

Gear review: Keen Karraig boots

Paul tries out the latest new boots from Keen. Even the name Karraig suggests something that might have been aimed specifically at the Scottish market…

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Posted in Footwear, Gear reviews, Magazine

Snow and Consequences

Thinking about getting started on graded winter routes? David Lintern has a few suggestions. All we need now is the snow…

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Posted in Magazine

New flagship fund for nature launched

Scottish Natural Heritage has issued a call for ambitious ideas to improve habitats, safeguard species and encourage increased access to nature.

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Posted in Walking News

The Long Walk-in

How often has that thought crossed your mind? If only circumstances had been a little different anything could have happened. Couldn’t it?

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation, Magazine

Noel Williams wins Excellence in Mountain Culture Award

Noel Williams, inspirational high school teacher, author of respected mountain guides, founding member of the Lochaber Geopark, retired member of Lochaber Mountain Rescue and accomplished hill runner, has won this year’s Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture.

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Posted in Magazine, Walking News



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