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  1. New Lifesystems Emergency Survival Shelters Now In Stock

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    Lifesystems have improved on their successful 2012 range of emergency bothy bags with an upgrade of the 2 and 4 man shelters. Not only are these lightweight  survival bothies bigger than last years versions, but they are almost half the price!

    So if you are planning on trekking or hill walking this Easter break then the Lifesystem Bothy Bag should be part of your emergency back-up kit.


  2. Mountain Bothy Maintenance In April & May

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    Through the months of April and May the Mountain Bothy Association will be conducting maintenance and repair work on a number of remote shelters it looks after. Ramblers and walkers have been advised by the association to take back-up shelters and tents if travelling near to the bothys where work is planned.  The bothys that re affected by the repair work and the dates when they may be out of action are as follows:

    • 6 – 9 April, Strathan
    • 14 – 15 April, Gregs Hut
    • 14 – 22 April, Meanach
    • 24 – 28 April, Strabeg
    • 30 April – 6 June, Taigh Thormoid Dhuibh (Raasay)
    • 1 – 5 May, Shenevall
    • 7 – 13 May, Usinish (South Uist)
    • 18-20 May, Peanmeanach


    For further information please visit the Mountain Bothy Association website


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