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Ramblers Scotland Crowdfund for Major Court Battle on Access

Ramblers Scotland has joined a legal dispute against a powerful landowner's attempts to permanently block a footpath through his West Highland estate. A local issue for several years, the case has begun to gain wider notice, and may even have national implications for access in Scotland


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Fri Night Vid From Darkness into Light

"The stags were making themselves heard as I opened the van door and headed into the darkness" says film maker Murray Wilkie, who shot this video on a recent dawn trip in Glen Coe. "I was in a race with the daylight, wanting to reach the summit...

Don't Get Left in the Dark, say Mountaineering Scotland

The nights are drawing in, and following a number of recent rescues of benighted walkers in the Highlands, Mountaineering Scotland have issued their seasonal 'take a torch' reminder.

Video Boots and Beards on the BBC

A new BBC Two documentary follows Boots and Beards, the Scots Asian hillwalking group organising walks to help people from ethnic minority backgrounds explore the outdoors.  Founders and cousins Naveed Baksh and Kashif Butt started out by arranging small...

National Tops - a new hill classification explained

Hill surveyors Aled Williams and Myrddyn Phillips, who co-author Welsh summit list Y Pedwarau, have come up...

282 Munros in 282 Days for Shona Macpherson

Highlands-based hillwalker Shona Macpherson recently completed a round of all Scotland's 282 Munros, at an average...

Ramblers Scotland create 'best ever' map of nation's paths

A new online mapping project launched recently by Ramblers Scotland presents the scale of Scotland's...

Duo go flatlining in the Cairngorms

On Monday 30 August, a pair of Scottish walkers completed a route following what's thought to be the longest straight line in...


Press Releases

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Berghaus Adapts aims to make the outdoors more accessible for all

Berghaus has announced details of a new initiative that will support the company's vision that the outdoors should be accessible for all. Working closely with recovering quadriplegic Ed Jackson, the brand has launched Berghaus Adapts, to demons...

Berghaus to bring athletes and adventure film premieres to Kendal

For the 20th consecutive year, Berghaus will have a big presence at Kendal Mountain Festival (KMF) in November. KMF returns as an in-person event from 18-21 November, and the adventures of Berghaus athletes and their...

Product News Plas y Brenin interview - 65 year anniversary

Ruth Hall, CEO of Plas y Brenin, the National Outdoor Centre, talks about the centre's proud 65 year history and its exciting plans for the future.

Product News Support the BMC for £1 / month

The BMC has launched a brand-new digital-only membership for the U27s. This new membership not only supports the...

30-Week Instructor Training 2020/21

Want to get qualified as a mountain-based leader, instructor or coach? Then maybe consider our 30-week training...

Discover the four pillars that make up Hanwag's production philosophy

Hanwag knows that the right footwear can make or break any adventure in the great...

Ortovox Safety Academy: Alpine First Aid

Ortovox Safety Academy: Alpine First Aid - What to do in an emergency situation in the mountains


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