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Walkhighlands adds its 2,000th walking route

We’ve just added the 2,000th walking route to Walkhighlands – a milestone for the site. Having recently passed its 10th birthday, Walkhighlands has long been Scotland’s busiest outdoors website and is the most popular walking routes site in the UK.

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Posted in Magazine, Walkhighlands news

Enjoy the mountains safely this Easter

Mountaineering Scotland and Scottish Mountain Rescue have joined forces to alert hill goers to the hazards that hang around even after warmth returns to the hills. With the Easter break already here for some, and just around the corner for

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Posted in Walking News

Hillwalkers’ opinions needed for path survey

Scottish Natural Heritage is asking regular hillwalkers to share their knowledge and experience of hill footpaths in a new survey. SNH say that Scotland’s upland paths are used and enjoyed by millions of walkers, climbers and mountain bikers every year,

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation, Walking News

Environment groups strongly welcome new report on deer management in Scotland

Environmental charities have welcomed today’s publication of the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee’s Report on Deer Management in Scotland. The Scottish Wildlife Trust, John Muir Trust and RSPB Scotland fully endorse the key findings of the report, including

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Posted in Conservation

Appeal for information after another satellite-tagged eagle “disappears”

RSPB Scotland has today issued an appeal for information following the disappearance of a satellite tagged golden eagle near Strathdon in Aberdeenshire. The young male eagle was fitted with a transmitter by a licensed raptor study group member, before it

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Posted in Conservation

Exploring the outdoors around Glasgow

Despite being Scotland’s biggest city, it is surprisingly easy to leave Glasgow behind for a remote-feeling countryside adventure. Head out of the city boundaries in almost every direction and you discover farmland, hills and mountains that seem to pop up

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