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Event Websites
Annual event held in June. 54 mile along West Highland Way. Team of 4, support car & sponsorship required.

Information Websites
SportScotland Avalanche Information Services website - daily forecasts (avalanche, snow & climbing) for 5 areas in Scotland.
MBA is a charity looking after around 100 bothies scattered about remoter areas.
Find out the latest weather forecast before you head for the hills.
Excellent information on tick prevention, removal and protection for humans, dogs and other pets.

General Websites
DofE awards for outdoor achievement.
John Muir Trust dedicated to preserving and protecting wild places.
A site dedicated to Knots....what more can you say! Very useful site.

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Walking Info & Routes
Ramblers Assoc. - primarily focused in England and Wales but some info on Scotland.
Website of walks for Isle of Skye.
A useful route description of the walk through one of the ancient drover's paths from Bruar to Blair Atholl.
Walks and routes (graded for difficulty) for the Scottish Highlands, plus information on transport & accommodation
   

Manufacturer's Websites
The Berghaus site with online ordering
If you are looking for a GPS (Global Positioning System) then visit this site.
Lowe Alpine's site
The Polartec site
The Vango site
The Tiso Outdoor website.
UK supplier of technical, performance fabrics, fasteners, kits, patterns and more

 

Mountain Rescue Websites
Representative and coordinating body for mountain rescue services in Scotland.
   
The Mountain Rescue Committee of Scotland
Search and Rescue Dogs Association (Scotland).
Search and Rescue Dogs Association for Southern Scotland
 
Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team
Galloway Mountain Rescue Team
Moffat Mountain Rescue Team
Ochils Mountain Rescue Team

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Skills/Course/Activity Providers
A small professionally run business offering guided walks and specialising in Munro Bagging.
Well reknown training centre for development of mountain skills. Located near Cairngorms.
Offering guided rock climbs, walks and scrambles on Skye and the Scottish Highlands.
Hillwalk Tours design tailor-made hiking tours in Ireland, Scotland & England.
Guided walking holidays and courses for all levels of
ability all year round.
Full range of mountain skills courses - guided & instructional walking, mountaineering & climbing courses in Scotland.
HFE deliver a range of health and fitness qualifications including their Outdoor Training Qualification and their Activity Leadership Award.
Tailor-made walking and sailing holidays in the Northern Highlands.

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Official Websites
Issuing body for BMG qualification for instruction & guiding in rock & ice climbing, mountaineering & off-piste skiing & ski touring
British Mountaineering Club - info. on gear, climbing walls, latest articles and more.
Scottish Mountaineering Club - including info on the lastest rock and ice routes
Mountaineering Council of Scotland
 

 

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