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Rescue reassurance for hillwalkers
Thursday 4th June 2020, 3:54pm

999 calls during lockdown will not lead to prosecution

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Mountains of the mind
Monday 1st June 2020, 1:34pm

Entries are open for Mountaineering Scotland's 2020 Mountain Writing Competition

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Your questions answered on Phase 1 guidance
Friday 29th May 2020, 3:02pm

If you have questions about what the Phase 1 guidance means for walkers and climbers you can find our FAQs page here.

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A first step for walkers and climbers
Friday 29th May 2020, 12:44pm

Mountaineering Scotland welcomes move to Phase 1 on the relaxation of lockdown restrictions

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New role for our former CEO
Thursday 28th May 2020, 9:17am

David Gibson, former Chief Executive Officer with Mountaineering Scotland, becomes new Chair of John Muir Trust

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Mountaineering Scotland calls for greater clarity
Friday 22nd May 2020, 4:17pm

The routemap for the easing of coronavirus restrictions offers hope for some but less for Central Belt dwellers. More clarity is needed on how far we can travel to go walking.

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Plotting a route back to the hills
Friday 15th May 2020, 2:30pm

Find out how Mountaineering Scotland is working in partnership with mountain safety organisations and the outdoor sector to faciliate a safe and responsible return to the hills in Scotland.

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Win Buhl's Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage
Wednesday 13th May 2020, 2:29pm

Inspiration for generations of mountaineers, Hermann Buhl's autobiography is the prize in the third of our mountaineering literature quizes, in conjunction with Vertebrate Publishing.

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Glen Etive hydro in the news again
Monday 11th May 2020, 4:00pm

Developers seek change in planning conditions for the controversial Glen Etive hydro schemes to allow heavier lorries to use glen road, contrary to the original planning decision.

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When can we climb again?
Monday 11th May 2020, 12:25pm

ClimbScotland looks at the situation and likely developments for climbing outside and on walls when Coronavirus resctrictions are eased.

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