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Fort William Mountain Festival 2023
Wednesday 15th February 2023, 2:34pm

Members of the Mountaineering Scotland team will be heading to the Outdoor Capital of the UK this weekend for the Fort William Mountain Festival.

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Closure of Inverness Leisure Centre Climbing Wall
Wednesday 15th February 2023, 2:25pm

Mountaineering Scotland's statement on the recent announcement from Highlife Highland about the imminent closure of the climbing wall at Inverness Leisure Centre.

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Our month: Mountaineering Scotland in January 2023
Friday 27th January 2023, 10:00am

A look back at what the Mountaineering Scotland team got up to during the first month of the year.

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20 years of Scottish access rights
Monday 23rd January 2023, 3:28pm

Celebrating 20 years of our access rights in Scotland; statutory rights that enable everyone to enjoy outdoor recreation across the country.

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Using your phone to navigate in the hills
Tuesday 17th January 2023, 4:51pm

Following the results of a survey carried out by Mountaineering Scotland last year, the countryís top mountain safety experts are launching new guidance for those who use their mobile phones, or GPS devices, for navigating in the hills.

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Our Year: Mountaineering Scotland
Thursday 22nd December 2022, 11:02am

Take a look back at what the Mountaineering Scotland team got up to in 2022

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Now is the time to #ThinkWINTER!
Wednesday 7th December 2022, 3:13pm

As the weather turns colder, and with more snow forecast to fall over the next few weeks, mountain safety organisations are coming together to encourage people to ĎThinkWINTERí and ensure that those heading for Scotlandís winter hills and mountains can easily access the right information and advice.

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Our month: Mountaineering Scotland in November 2022
Wednesday 30th November 2022, 3:17pm

A look at what the Mountaineering Scotland team got up to in November, from our annual AGM to the YCS Grand Final and more.

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Scottish Mountaineering Trustís Diamond Grant kick starts ground-breaking campaign to save Scotlandís hill paths
Monday 28th November 2022, 11:07am

We are delighted to announce that, as part of an exciting new partnership with the Outdoor Access Trust for Scotland (OATS), the 'It's Up to Us' campaign has been awarded the Scottish Mountaineering Trust (SMT) 60th anniversary Diamond Grant for £100,000.

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SAIS daily avalanche forecasts to return on 15 Dec 2022
Friday 25th November 2022, 9:50am

The Scottish Avalanche Information Services full daily forecasts will resume for the winter 2022/23 season on the 15th of December.

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