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WIN BIG in our Festive 50th competition!
Tuesday 1st December 2020, 10:15am

2020 AGM and EGM an online success
Thursday 26th November 2020, 4:39pm

Mountaineering Scotland's first online AGM and EGM, held under COVID-19 restrictions, passed successfully and to the satisfaction of those who 'attended'.

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Hamish MacInnes 1930-2020
Monday 23rd November 2020, 4:18pm

News emerged today of the death at the weekend of Scottish mountaineering legend Hamish MacInnes. A brief outline of an outstanding life in the mountains.

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Government urged not to ban people from countryside
Thursday 19th November 2020, 5:16pm

Mountaineering Scotland is concerned that people in tier 3 and 4 areas could be prevented from accessing any countryside.

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Worry over cuts to access jobs
Thursday 19th November 2020, 2:56pm

Landowners and outdoor groups unite to call for funding to support access rights

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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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