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Walkers and climbers prepare for return to the hills
Thursday 2nd July 2020, 4:41pm

Mountaineering Scotland welcomes lifting of 5-mile travel limit for recreation. However wild camping still not on the cards.

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Returning to the hills - navigation
Monday 29th June 2020, 2:42pm

As we get ready to return to the hills in what for some of us will be the first time in months, Mountain Safety Adviser Ben Gibson offers advice on refreshing navigation skills.

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Walkers and climbers delighted at date for return to the hills
Wednesday 24th June 2020, 4:28pm

Mountaineering Scotland's response to the First Minister's statement on the lifting of the 5-mile travel limit for leisure and recreation from 3rd July as part of the revised COVID-19 routemap for Scotland.

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The ups and downs of exiting lockdown
Friday 19th June 2020, 6:00pm

As we move into COVID-19 Phase 2 in Scotland, here's an update on what Mountaineering Scotland have been doing and the ups and downs of lockdown.

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Your questions answered on Phase 2 guidance
Friday 19th June 2020, 4:29pm

COVID-19 Phase 2 guidance for hill walkers and climbers in Scotland - read our FAQs page here.

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Testing time for mountaineers
Friday 19th June 2020, 3:31pm

Hill walkers and climbers frustrated by no change to 5 mile limit

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Mountaineering Scotland: our approach to equality and diversity
Thursday 11th June 2020, 12:34pm

A response to the issues raised by the Black Lives Matter campaign.

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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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