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Scottish Mountaineer

The voice of Scotland's mountain walkers and climbers...

Celebrating its 100th edition in 2023, Scottish Mountaineer is the official magazine of Mountaineering Scotland. 

Covering all things #WalkClimbSki and more, Scottish Mountaineer is the magazine for people who love spending time in Scotland’s hills and mountains.


From the latest access issues to inspiring member features, Scottish Mountaineer


Published in print biannually, with two exciting new digital publications in between, Scottish Mountaineer has recently undergone a major redesign, launching with a completely new look in November 2023.


This relaunch marks the next chapter in Scottish Mountaineer’s history…join us to find out more!

Read Scottish Mountaineer online: 

Click the front cover image above to view online. 

You can download a guide to the online reader here, which shows how you can download the whole magazine as a pdf if you find that more convenient to read.

If you're not a member, you can buy a copy of Scottish Mountaineer in our online shop.

The Editor of Scottish Mountaineer is Fiona McNicol. A keen hill walker and landscape photographer, Fiona spent many years living and working abroad before settling back in Scotland in 2020. She has a background in newspapers and PR, and brings a wealth of social media experience to the role. 

You can get in touch with Fiona at fiona@mountaineering.scot, or telephone 01738 493 941 for any information about the magazine, publication enquiries and submission of articles or photos.

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