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Work begins on Glen Falloch hydro schemes on West Highland Way

Walkers on Scotland’s most popular long-distance trail are being warned of possible diversions while work takes place on hydro-electric schemes.

Climber dies after pair avalanched in Liathach corrie

A climber has died after being avalanched on a mountain in Torridon in the north-west Highlands. The man was with another, winter climbing on Liath...

More than 350 give views on controversial Lomond camping-ban plans

Bosses of a national park at the centre of controversial plans to ban wild camping alongside some of its lochs said a large number of responses were received in a public consultation.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Tom Weir statue to be unveiled on Lomond shore after public campaign

Outdoor enthusiasts will gather at a lochside site to honour the memory of a Scottish walking and climbing legend.

On test: Berghaus Light Trek Hydroshell Jacket

Will Berghaus's new Hydroshell membrane convince the outdoor world there's more to waterproofing than Gore-Tex?.

Lomond national park prepares for extension of ban on wild camping

A national park authority is to open consultations on plans that would restrict wild camping in many areas along the shores of lochs.

Trust says Talladh-a-Bheithe windfarm would undermine new wild land map

A conservation charity is urging residents and visitors to lodge objections to plans for a windfarm which, it said, would fatally undermine a recently agreed wild-land map.

Three art works unveiled as part of Lomond scenic routes project

Three works of art have been unveiled to encourage visitors to appreciate the landscape of Scotland’s first national park.

Into the hot seat: new boss Gordon Watson's vision for the Lomond national park

Gordon Watson has taken over at the head of the Loch Lomond authority at a time when it is mired in controversy over plans to ban wild camping.

Highlands walker found safe and well after Glenelg search

A walker was found safe and well after a major search in the Highlands involving mountain rescuers, a lifeboat crew, police dogs and a Coastguard helicopter.

War of words breaks out as deadline looms for Lomond camping-ban views

A war of words has broken out between a national park boss and outdoor commentators over plans to extend camping bans along the shores of several lochs.

John Muir Trust says Crossburns windfarm would blight Rob Roy Way

A conservation charity says a planned windfarm in the Perthshire Highlands would blight one of Scotland’s long-distance trails.

Opponents urge Rannoch windfarm firm to drop plans after six-month delay

Campaigners are claiming victory in the latest stage of their fight against developers who want to build a windfarm in the Highlands.

Deer collision risk increases on Scotland's roads as clocks go back

Outdoor enthusiasts driving in Scotland are being warned of the increased risk of hitting deer as the clocks go back.

Mountaineers urge minister John Swinney to oppose Rannoch windfarm

Mountaineers in Scotland are calling on a Government minister to back opposition to a proposed windfarm in his constituency.

Mountaineers urge ministers to reject Talladh-a-Bheithe windfarm plans

Mountaineers are objecting to plans for a 24-turbine windfarm in the shadow of Highland peaks Ben Alder and Schiehallion.

Ramblers boss urges Scots to walk from sofa to summit

The boss of the Ramblers in Scotland said people should be encouraged to walk from sofa to summit. Dave Morris today welcomed the launch of the Sco...

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