The wild Scottish mountains are important to hillwalkers so the SMT wants to ensure they are valued and protected. While Scotland has large areas of wild mountains a report released early in 2022 reveals that this “wildness” is in long-term decline, and the rate of loss is growing.
Mountaineering Scotland is continuing it long term commitment to ensuring we can get to enjoy our mountains.
Where can you go to read of the exploits of the great Scottish climbers such as Munro, Raeburn, Murray, Weir, Patey, Robin Smith, Dave Macleod, Guy Robertson and Julian Lines told in their own words in one place?
In 2018 the SMT provided funding to install a webcam and weather station at the CIC hut that broadcasts information about the conditions on Ben Nevis.
In 2019, the centenary of Sir Hugh’s death, the Munro Society has mounted a fine travelling exhibition, The Munro Legacy, and the Trust is delighted to have contributed £1000 to the venture.
The Dundee Mountain Film Festival is the UK’s longest continuous running mountain film festival, and the SMT has supported it for 37 years.