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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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Munro commemoration to clean up in the mountains
Friday 15th March 2019, 10:27am

Walkers, runners and climbers are invited to climb a Munro, take home rubbish and support tree planting - all in memory of Sir High Munro

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Safety reminder as snow returns
Thursday 14th March 2019, 12:24pm

Mountaineering experts underline the importance of acting on weather and avalanche forecasts

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New mountaineering traineeships for women announced
Friday 8th March 2019, 10:40am

On International Women's Day, we are thrilled to announce a new initiative that will support two women on their journey to becoming mountain leaders. Working in partnership with Into The Mountain, the traineeships start to address the lack of women represented within mountaineering and outdoor sectors.

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The Diabaig bolts: what you said
Thursday 7th March 2019, 10:38am

Consultation within the climbing community shows support for existing guidelines on bolting at crags.

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Why care? The importance of Glen Etive to mountaineers
Wednesday 6th March 2019, 2:37pm

Amidst arguments about what ‘wild land’ means and what is acceptable in the drive for green energy, Access & Conservation Officer Davie Black discusses what makes Glen Etive so important on a national level.

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Council to reconsider Glen Etive hydro decisions
Thursday 28th February 2019, 3:15pm

The Highland Council is to have a special meeting in March to reconsider the decisions made in the three most sensitive hydro scheme applications.

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Winter returns in the mountains
Thursday 28th February 2019, 2:51pm

Forecasts for this weekend are talking of a return of colder weather and significant snowfall in the hills. Make sure you #ThinkWINTER and have your kit and your head both ready

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