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Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park: Procurator Fiscal Refuses to Prosecute

This article from the MCofS magazine, The Scottish Mountaineer, from November 2015 is an interesting one. It would appear that a camper who was doing so responsibly under the outdoor access legislation was to be prosecuted for breaching LLTNP byelaws. … Continue reading

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MCofS: Manifesto For Mountains

As this is an election year, the Mountaineering Council of Scotland has highlighted some questions you may wish to ask those seeking your vote this May in the Scottish Parliamentary elections. . This one in particular caught my eye, in … Continue reading

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Loch Lomond National Park- Unfit For Purpose?

Leave No Trace. Wherever I go in the outdoors I try to follow that simple code. Often I will return from a trip with other peoples rubbish in my backpack, carrying it out to a bin because others are too … Continue reading

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I’m Spartacus

  It’s almost 100 years since Scottish environmentalist John Muir died. The Father of the US National Park movement, he would have been appalled at the destructive behaviour of both the Scottish and UK Governments. The UK government has just … Continue reading

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Leven To Elie (Fife Coastal path) and Chain Walk

Just over thirty of us headed up to Fife on the coach, and three walks were to take place, a shorter walk from Largo to Elie, and two longer walks of around 10 miles from Leven to Elie. I was … Continue reading

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MCofS AGM

On Saturday I was at Forthbank in Stirling to attend the Mountaineering Council of Scotland’s annual general meeting. In my experience, not all members of a club or group are interested in this side of things, but for an organisation … Continue reading

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Aye, right…

Or should I say “I write”? I received the latest edition of the MCofS members magazine The Scottish Mountaineer, to read that I had came second in the prose section of their literary competition 2012, for my entry titled Acceptance. … Continue reading

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