Jo Dytch becomes first woman appointed as Chair of organisation, just months after Anne Butler announced as first female President.
Discover the beauty of Scotland's winter hills with Mountain Landscape Photographer, Benjamin Barendrecht.
Take a look back at what the team got up to on behalf of our members in January.
Garry Nicholson, Forecaster and Project Manager at the Mountain Weather Information Service (MWIS), takes us through what to expect from winter forecasting,
Mountaineering Scotland is delighted to be joining the Fort William Mountain Festival again next month as part of their 20th anniversary line-up, with an interactive stand in Festival Hub, a #ThinkWINTER Discovery Session with Glenmore Lodge and talk on mountain path campaign, It's Up to Us, as part of the Trail Running Headline event.
Mountaineering Scotland’s popular Mountain Writing Competition is back! We’re asking those with stories and poems inspired by the mountains to put fingers to keyboards and submit their writings for a chance to win prizes, and have their work published online and in Scottish Mountaineer Magazine.
The recent survey of the climbing community’s opinion on a proposal for cleaning up the tat on Old Man of Hoy produced an amazing response with 962 comments on the proposals as well as attracting media interest from Sky News and the BBC.
Epic winter adventures are even more fun when you are well prepared and have clothing and equipment suitable for the conditions. As part of the annual #ThinkWINTER campaign and the #12daysofsnowledge, we take a look at the essentials you need for epic mountain adventures this season.
Questions about the roll-out of the Shared Rural Network 4G digital telecommunications mast programme were raised at a meeting of The Highland Council yesterday. The Highland Council will now write to the Scottish Government and UK Government to ask that Ministers work together, to pause and review the SRN programme and improve it.
The proposed Shared Rural Network (SRN) is a UK Government initiative supported by the mobile network operators. It aims to provide 4G coverage to 95% of the geography (rather than population) of the UK. In the remote Scottish Highlands, this means installing hundreds of masts in places where nobody lives and wasting up to £500 million of taxpayers’ money.