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What to pack in your rucksack for emergencies
Friday 22nd September 2023, 10:00am

You’ve been exploring the mountains for a few seasons now and it’s all been going great...but now it's autumn, and what if something were to happen that’s more than a minor detour? What should you do? What kit should you have to deal with it? Our latest #AutumnAdventures post has you covered!

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Deer stalking season: Everything you need to know
Wednesday 20th September 2023, 4:25pm

With deer stalking activity increasing until 20th October, hill-goers are being encourage to check the Heading for the Scottish Hills service to avoid disturbing essential deer management during this key period.

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2023 Members Gathering and AGM
Monday 18th September 2023, 3:07pm

The 2023 Members Gathering and AGM has been announced! Save the date in your diary now!

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Five top tips for hill walkers this autumn
Friday 15th September 2023, 2:10pm

Read our top five tips for hill walkers to help you make the most of #AutumnAdventures

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Our Month: Mountaineering Scotland in August 2023
Tuesday 5th September 2023, 9:46am

From all things access to the latest news from our Mountain Safety Team, take a look back at what the team got up to on behalf of our members in August

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Disappointment at Shepherd's Rig windfarm decision reversal
Tuesday 22nd August 2023, 1:38pm

Mountaineering Scotland is disappointed in the decision by the Scottish Government to grant planning permission for the Shepherd’s Rig windfarm near Cairnsmore of Carsphairn, in Dumfries and Galloway.

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Joint statement regarding the tragic accident on the Aonach Eagach ridge in Glen Coe 5th August 2023
Friday 11th August 2023, 9:24am

Our Month: Mountaineering Scotland in July 2023
Tuesday 1st August 2023, 1:00pm

At the end of each month, we take a look back at what the team has been up to on behalf of our members. Read Our Month: Mountaineering Scotland in July 2023.

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Can you help Scotland's Mountain Hares in the Highlands?
Thursday 13th July 2023, 1:50pm

A survey for mountain hares, involving hillwalkers, is now underway for its third year. This volunteer survey is calling on outdoor enthusiasts to help record sightings of Mountain Hares when out and about in the hills.

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Our month: Mountaineering Scotland in June 2023
Thursday 6th July 2023, 10:46am

Take a look back at what the Mountaineering Scotland team got up to in June- from summer courses to comps and more - in our latest monthly round-up.

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