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Skills for the Hills this weekend
Wednesday 22nd March 2017, 2:07pm

Skills for the Hills, a major exhibition run by Mountain Aid and Mountaineering Scotland, takes place in Glasgow on Saturday, 25th March.

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Springing onto the hills
Thursday 16th March 2017, 11:02am

With spring on its way, some guidance from Mountaineering Scotland on responsibly hill walking and wild camping

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John Muir Trust advises on wild land consultation
Tuesday 14th March 2017, 12:29pm

JMT urges people to respond to SNH consultation on guidance for planners on assessing development impacts on wild land areas

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New chief exec for John Muir Trust
Monday 13th March 2017, 2:30pm

Former SNH director Andrew Machell is appointed chief executive of JMT, with effect from June

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Ben Dolphin is new Ramblers Scotland president
Monday 13th March 2017, 2:17pm

Journalist blogger and countryside ranger named as new holder of honorary position

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Loch Lomond camping byelaws come into force
Tuesday 28th February 2017, 3:23pm

1st March is the first day of the new byelaws in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, which severely limit camping and threaten access rights. Mountaineering Scotland published advice.

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Climbers jockey for position in bouldering league
Monday 27th February 2017, 1:58pm

With the final of the Scottish National Bouldering League just weeks away, Kevin Howett gives a round-up of how the leaders are shaping up.

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Students to raise cash for mountain rescue for anniversary
Friday 24th February 2017, 11:31am

Edinburgh University Hillwalking Club plans fundraising event next month to celebrate 30 years since being founded - and everyone can help.

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Winter conditions this weekend
Thursday 23rd February 2017, 4:20pm

Because of unpredictable winter conditions, Glenmore Lodge, Scotland's National Outdoor Training Centre, has issued advice for mountaineers in Scotland this weekend

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New Outdoor Ed degree course on offer
Thursday 23rd February 2017, 11:19am

Perth Collehe UHI is enrolling for newly created BA (Hons) Outdoor Education and Learning degree - targeted at those looking for a career in outdoor ed.

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