Media resources & press releases
Mountaineering Scotland, in partnership with other outdoor organisations, runs a public information campaign about winter safety in the mountains. A great deal of information about the equipment and skills necessary for winter mountaineering can be found on our website and is shared via social media and media press releases.
For further information refer to the #ThinkWINTER section on our website or contact in the first instance Communications Officer Fiona McNicol.
Click on the links below to download press releases.
17.01.2023 - Using your phone to navigate in the hills
08.12.2022 - Now is the time to ThinkWINTER!
27.10.2022 - Heading to the hills? Donít forget your torch
17.8.2022 - Launch of Mountain Writing Competition
11.8.2022 - Entries invited for Youth Climbing Series
17.2.2022 - Weather warning for mountaineers
16.9.2021 - Launch of 2021 Mountain Writing Competition
15.7.2021 - Warning over online routes for Ben Nevis
15.4.2021 - Return to the hills
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