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Minimal impact, maximum fun
Tuesday 17th May 2022, 4:18pm

As the hillwalking and camping season takes off, Mountaineering Scotland offers advice on how to have the most enjoyment while remaining safe and respecting the great outdoors

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Access issues at Salisbury Crags
Wednesday 11th May 2022, 3:38pm

Mountaineering Scotland has joined with Scotways, Ramblers Scotland and local organisations to write demanding a meeting with Historic Environment Scotland over blocked access to Salisbury Crags and the Radical Road in Edinburgh.

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Mountains and mental health
Wednesday 11th May 2022, 11:49am

During Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, mental health campaigner and hillwalker Ross Cunningham writes how the hills have helped him recover and maintain his mental wellbeing.

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Renewed call for action on Dalwhinnie crossing
Tuesday 10th May 2022, 3:44pm

Outdoor and local organisations are- renewing their bid to have the level crossing at Dalwhinnie reopened, with a letter to the Scottish Government's Transport Minister.

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Ross Cadie joins the Mountaineering Scotland team
Tuesday 10th May 2022, 2:00pm

Ross Cadie becomes the third member of Mountaineering Scotland's mountain safety team, joining Kirsty Pallas and Ben Gibson.

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Our Month: Mountaineering Scotland in April
Monday 9th May 2022, 4:44pm

A summary of Mountaineering Scotland activities during April.

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Ben Nevis access issues
Thursday 28th April 2022, 2:55pm

Forestry & Land Scotland announce tree harvesting work which will impact on access to and from the North Face car park at Torlundy.

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Think Easter, ThinkWINTER
Thursday 14th April 2022, 12:03pm

The Easter Weekend is for many the time for a long awaited return to the hills. Our reminder that the joys of spring are still, in many mountain areas, tempeted by the snows of winter.- Be prepared.

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Meet Kirsty Pallas
Friday 8th April 2022, 1:41pm

Kirsty Pallas has taken up a post as Mountain Safety Advisor with Mountaineering Scotland, joining Ben Gibson and a third member of the team still to arrive.

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Our month: Mountaineering Scotland in March
Friday 1st April 2022, 11:52am

A summary of what Mountaineering Scotland has been up to during March.

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