Exciting project launched on Conic Hill
Jun08

Exciting project launched on Conic Hill

CONIC Hill was the location for yesterday’s (Tuesday) launch of an exciting project that gives hillwalkers the chance to play an important part in the upkeep of their favourite paths. Adopt a Path – part of the £6.1 million The Mountains & The People Project – is asking volunteers who go hillwalking to adopt a favourite hill route in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs and Cairngorms national parks – they will then inspect the...

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Ben Lomond hill path diversions
May24

Ben Lomond hill path diversions

BEN Lomond walkers are being diverted from the usual routes during May and June due to a series of path upgrade works on the Ben Lomond hill path. The first stage of work involves the upgrade of the first section of footpath between Rowardennan car park and the forest road. A diversion is in place to lead visitors from the car park, along the West Highland Way and on to the forest road before re-joining the main hill path further...

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Balmaha launch for debrillator location app
Mar31

Balmaha launch for debrillator location app

A POTENTIALLY  life-saving defib locator web app for smartphone has been launched by Trossachs Search & Rescue. At a special launch hosted by this morning at Balmaha’s Oak Tree Inn, Trossachs Search + Rescue chairman Stuart Ballantyne unveiled the app to an audience including representatives from local community groups, the NHS and ambulance service as well as  former local MSPs Jackie Baillie and Bruce Crawford The defib...

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Impressions of Conic Hill
Mar12

Impressions of Conic Hill

IN this mini series of video vox pops we ask some of the potential path workers for The Mountains And The People Project about their impressions of Balmaha’s Conic...

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Impressions of Conic Hill
Mar12

Impressions of Conic Hill

IN this mini series of video vox pops we ask some of the potential path workers for The Mountains And The People Project about their impressions of Balmaha’s Conic...

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