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BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

Lomond national park welcomes judges' right to roam ruling on Drumlean Estate

Judges in Scotland’s highest civil court have upheld a ruling in favour of the public’s right of access to a Highland estate.

Lomond national park camping restrictions come into force at lochside sites

Camping bylaws are now in force, bosses at the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park have warned.

Major mountain rescue exercise underway on Crianlarich hills

Police said members of the public should not be alarmed if they witness police activity on the hills around Crianlarich.

British Mountaineering Council launches new £1m bid to Mend Our Mountains

The British Mountaineering Council has launched an ambitious £1m project to help repair paths in Britain’s national parks.

Outdoors writer Phoebe Smith airs Lomond camping ban feature on BBC Radio 4

Outdoors writer Phoebe Smith will shortly take to the airwaves to examine the controversial wild camping ban in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park.

Scots mountain project seeks volunteers to 'adopt a path'

A mountain project is on the lookout for outdoor enthusiasts willing to ‘adopt a path’ in Scotland.

Lomond national park boss: visitors 'react positively' to new camping bylaws

The boss of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park said visitors have responded positively to controversial camping bylaws introduced by the authority.

Lomond national park wins public access appeal against Drumlean Estate

A national park authority has won a legal appeal against an estate that blocked access to the area. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Aut...

Injured walker airlifted from Ben More after spending night on mountain

An injured walker was airlifted to hospital after spending the night on a Highland peak. Killin Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Tuesday and beg...

Scots hillgoers asked to pledge price of a bobble hat to 'Mend Our Mountains'

Hillgoers are being asked to spare the price of a bobble hat – to improve conditions underfoot on two of Scotland’s mountains.

Mountaineering Scotland urges national park to reject new Cononish gold mine plans

Mountaineering Scotland is urging national park planners to reject a renewed proposal to start mining gold in a wild land area.

Scottish mountain volunteers' efforts recognised at outdoor trust meeting

Volunteers who have helped repair and maintain routes in Scotland’s national parks received recognition for their efforts.

National Trust for Scotland members confirm TV's Neil Oliver as new president

National Trust for Scotland members have confirmed Neil Oliver as the charity’s new president. About 100 members approved the appointment at the ...

Lomond team urges Finnich Glen visitors to take care after fourth rescue

A rescue team is pleading with the public to take care when visiting a spectacular gorge in Stirlingshire that has seen a rise in numbers making their way to the site recently.

Landfill waste levies help fund Ardinning nature reserve path upgrades

Taxes levied on landfill waste have helped upgrade a moorland path in the shadow of the Campsie Fells.

New Abyssinia bothy opens to outdoor users in Glen Kinglas

A new mountain shelter with an African slant has opened for outdoor enthusiasts in a popular walking area in the Scottish Highlands.

Ben Dolphin elected as new Ramblers Scotland president

A journalist, countryside ranger and blogger has been appointed head of the Ramblers in Scotland. Ben Dolphin was elected to the post of president ...

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