Everyone can enjoy the great outdoors in Scotland, in part due to our liberal laws brought about by the Land Reform Act in 2003. Despite the fact that people own the land, we are free to take part in responsible outdoor activities, almost without exception. Norman MacCaig, the famous Scottish poet, raised the question of

You can now contact the 999 emergency services by SMS text from your mobile. This will be particularly useful for those needing assistance when mobile reception is poor and there’s not enough signal to make a call. You’ll only be able to use this service if you’ve registered with emergency SMS. To register, text REGISTER

Regardless of your favourite outdoor activity, Leave No Trace skills are important to learn. Leave No Trace is a national and international program designed to assist outdoor enthusiasts with their decisions about how to reduce their impact when they hike, camp, picnic, snowshoe, run, bike, hunt, paddle, ride horses, fish, ski or climb. The program