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Thursday, January 26, 2006

Scotland Mountaineering

Climbers urged to stop scattering ashes on Scotlands peaks

Grieving families of climbers and hillwalkers killed on Scotland's mountains were urged yesterday to stop scattering the ashes of their loved ones on the country's peaks.

A code of practice was issued by the Mountaineering Council of Scotland after walkers' and climbers' groups complained about the growing number of memorials to the dead.

Read full article by Frank Urquhart.