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Follow the latest musings of our MWIS forecasters discussing the intricacies of the British weather in the mountain environment. In addition our MWIS Ambassadors will be blogging on all aspects of adventure and safety in the mountains. A brief bio of our ambassadors can be found at the following link:


*The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed by MWIS Ambassadors in this blog belong solely to the author, and are not necessarily those of MWIS, or any organisation, employer or other persons associated with the individual. 


Play safe in the mountains
POSTED BY Garry // 28th May 21

Advice for hillwalkers as summer slow to arrive on the heights.
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Sofa 2 Summit
POSTED BY Garry // 20th May 21

Sofa2Summit is a new online program by Mountaineering Scotland
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Covid and mountain safety
POSTED BY Garry // 28th Jan 21

Advice for walkers, climbers and skiers on keeping it safe.
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#ThinkWINTER
POSTED BY Garry // 10th Dec 20

Safety campaign for winter mountaineers and outdoor enthusiasts.
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Take a torch for the hills
POSTED BY Garry // 23rd Oct 20

Hill walkers urged not to be left in the dark when the clocks go back this weekend.
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Tak It Hame
POSTED BY Garry // 20th Jul 20

Hillwalkers and climbers urged to help keep hills clear of litter
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Return to the mountains
POSTED BY Garry // 3rd Jul 20

Walkers and climbers welcome lifting of 5-mile travel limit.
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Hillwalkers look forward to return
POSTED BY Garry // 26th Jun 20

Walkers and climbers welcome lifting of travel limits.
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Mountains of the mind
POSTED BY Garry // 5th Jun 20

Hillwalkers and climbers are being challenged to put their passion for the wild places into words.
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Plotting a route back to the hills
POSTED BY Garry // 15th May 20

Mountaineering organisations working together towards a return to hill walking and climbing in Scotland
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Scottish snow and ice an international hit
POSTED BY Garry // 3rd Mar 20

Climbers from 22 countries thrilled by Scotland’s mountains
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Winter warning for mountaineers
POSTED BY Garry // 27th Feb 20

Remember proper winter precautions and preparation
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Winter climbing festival kicks off
POSTED BY Garry // 21st Feb 20

Ice climbing conditions set to inspire top international ice climbers...
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No Snowsports this winter!
POSTED BY Garry // 7th Jan 20


Unfortunately the prospects of Scottish Snow sports running on real snow this winter is limited
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