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COVID-19 and mountaineering
Thursday 22nd October 2020, 3:42pm

Mountaineering Scotland members join international academics to produce scientific paper on the effect of the pandemic on mountaineering

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Taking a torch for the hills
Thursday 22nd October 2020, 11:43am

Hill walkers urged not to be left in the dark when the clocks go back this weekend. Hillwalking in the autumn.

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Support for threatened outdoor centres
Thursday 1st October 2020, 12:12pm

Mountaineering Scotland, backed by a number of other organisations, is calling on the Scottish Government to support beleaguered outdoor centres

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Access to hills remains despite new COVID restrictions
Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 4:48pm

Mountaineering Scotland writes to First Minister to underline importance of maintaining people's ability to access hills and mountains

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Camping controversy updates
Thursday 10th September 2020, 4:26pm

Latest news on the controversy around 'dirty' camping and related problems, including a position statement by Mountaineering Scotland

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Outdoor centres need support
Wednesday 9th September 2020, 3:37pm

Scotlandís outdoor education sector has called on the Scottish Government to support outdoor residential centres or face losing them forever. The sector has also launched a petition calling for greater support.

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Director vacancies
Tuesday 8th September 2020, 4:05pm

Mountaineering Scotland will have three vacancies for directors at the forthcoming AGM. Read on for more detail.

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Call for rethink over roadside parking restrictions in Perthshire
Friday 28th August 2020, 1:55pm

Perth and Kinross Council took action last week by placing parking restrictions on some rural roads. Read our response and call to action.

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COVID-19 Phase 3 update - a step forward for clubs and indoor climbing
Tuesday 25th August 2020, 4:40pm

Read more about the Phase 3 updates and positive news for club activities and indoor climbing walls.

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Top tips for wild woman campers
Tuesday 18th August 2020, 2:20pm

Multiple Munroist and keen camper Hazel Strachan shares some camping tips for women who want to give solo camping a try but still have some questions.

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