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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Stalking and walking: Don't get shot in Scotland!

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10/08/2017

Off to the highlands for a summer hike? Well, don't get shot! Walkers planning trips in Scotland should be forewarned about deer stalking season and avoid conflicts with stalkers by checking the relaunched web-based service: Heading for the Scottish Hills.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New poll finds majority of Scots back wild land protection

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07/07/2017

The Scottish public has voted for continued protection of Wild Land Areas by a colossal 16 to 1 majority, according to a YouGov poll commissioned by the John Muir Trust.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Rockfall warning in Cairngorms from MS

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14/06/2017

Mountaineering Scotland issue a rockfall warning in the Northern Corries of the Cairngorms following an incident to a team on a route known as Fingers Ridge. Read the whole warning and hear the full story below.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Strathfarrar Estate: access arrangements

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10/05/2017

Are you intending to visit Strathfarrar Estate in the Scottish Highlands? Read on to find out how to access this remote and beautiful area throughout the year, as vehicular access to the estate is subject to seasonal conditions.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The Mountain Man: Colin Prior

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13/04/2017

This Easter Monday, watch the new documentary of one of the world’s most acclaimed landscape photographers, Colin Prior, on BBC 2 Scotland.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

This is Scottish Winter

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17/02/2017

Some people have been hiking Scotland’s winter hills all their lives. But what’s it like to experience this environment for the first time. And how easily could you get up onto the high ground in the snow? We asked Belinda Dixon to investigate.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Join Will Copestake in his Coldest Corbett Challenge

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03/02/2017

Will is no stranger to mammoth challenges: he's solo-circumnavigated the Scottish coastline by sea kayak, cycled between all 282 Munros and climbed them, and now he's on the Coldest Corbett Challenge, and he wants you to join him! What is the challenge exactly? Sarah Stirling finds out.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Women's Winter Week 2017

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24/11/2016

Calling all adventurous women. Get out and about with a likeminded, supportive group by joining The Women's Winter Week on 5-12 March 2017.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Avalanche forecaster's tips on staying safe in Scottish winter

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10/03/2016

So far there have been two very distinct parts to the winter, says Mark Diggins, senior avalanche forecaster at the Scottish Avalanche Information Service (SAIS). He explains what the SAIS do, and offers some tips on staying safe for the remainder of the season.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to climb Tower Ridge in winter

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08/01/2016

This route of great tradition and history has foiled many a keen adventurer, so what does it take to unlock the aura of mystery surrounding Tower Ridge? Fortunately we have film maker and mountaineer Steve Ashworth on hand to explain it all for us.
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