Media resources & press releases
In 2015 we launched our vision for the future of Scottish mountains, a
vision focused on safeguarding natural beauty, capitalising on leisure
and tourism for sustainable economic development, and community-led
small-scale developments in renewable energy.
An information resource for journalists writing about mountaineering issues. You will find background information about mountaineering, with a special emphasis on winter, and explanations of many frequently misunderstood aspects of the pastime. There is also a glossary to make clear many of the specialist terms used within the mountaineering world.
Click on the links below to download press releases.
19.6.2020 - Response to Phase 2 of coronavirus lockdown exit
1.6.2020 - Mountain Writing Competition 2020 is launched.
15.5.2020 - Plotting a course back to the hills
27.2.2020 - Winter warning for mountaineers
27.1.2020 - Scottish Winter Climbing Festival
23.10.19 - Winter safety reminder - take a headtorch
17.9.19 - ClimbScotland Fun Climbing Competition
28.2.19 - Weather warning for return of winter
10.12.18 - ThinkWINTER mountain safety campaign
01.11.18 - Launch of revised Snowsports touring code
25.10.18 - Getting ready for winter in the mountains
8.11.17 - Winter safety press release
24.9.16 - Mountaineering Scotland Awards 2016