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Be aware of fire risk this Easter
Wednesday 17th April 2019, 12:18pm

Scottish Natural Heritage issues fire warning for the outdoors as holiday weekend shapes up for dry weather

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Mountaineering instructors renamed
Wednesday 10th April 2019, 2:38pm

Mountain Training UK announces new names for its two highest rock and ice climbing qualifications

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Last plea rejected in Glen Etive hydro campaign
Tuesday 2nd April 2019, 12:11pm

The Scottish Government will not call in the decision by The Highland Council to allow three contentious hydropower schemes to go ahead in wild land in Glen Etive

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Scottish Government urged to be stronger on protection for wild land
Wednesday 27th March 2019, 4:38pm

Following the Glen Etive hydro decision, and the threat to a butterfly reserve near Loch Arkaig, Mountaineering Scotland has written to Scottish Ministers.

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Corbetts for Courses
Tuesday 26th March 2019, 11:11am

Mountain Aid, the walkers' charity which promotes mountain safety, aims to raise funds for courses through a sponsored event to place people on top of all the Corbetts

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Scottish National Bouldering League 2019
Thursday 21st March 2019, 3:43pm

Report from the final round of SNBL 2019 - Round 6 of the competition held at Eden Rock, Edinburgh

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Disappointment at Glen Etive hydro decision
Wednesday 20th March 2019, 4:11pm

Mountaineering Scotland questions quality of protection for special landscapes after three hydropower schemes in Glen Etive's wild land are given the green light

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Thoughts on the legacy of Sir Hugh Munro
Tuesday 19th March 2019, 4:57pm

Mountaineering Scotland Chief Executive Officer Stuart Younie looks at the massive legacy of the man who made a simple list of mountains over 3000 feet.

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Into The Mountain
Tuesday 19th March 2019, 11:54am

A new art project combining nature, dance and music will come to fruition in the Cairngorms this summer after six years in preparation.

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Decision time for Glen Etive hydro
Friday 15th March 2019, 10:48am

Councillors will meet on Wednesday to review decision on three hydropower schemes proposed for wild land in Glen Etive. Mountaineering Scotland has sent briefing notes to each councillor.

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