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The Walker, Meall Buidhe
David Lintern

Shooting the Breeze – the Jamie Grant interview

As his exhibition opens in Pitlochry this month, David Lintern spoke to photographic journalist Jamie Grant about his love of the longest glen in Scotland. Tell us about where you live. Compared to other places you have lived and worked, what's different ...

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Fortingall Yew
Ben Dolphin

‘The oldest living thing in Europe’

I've travelled a fair bit around the world and the one thing I keep encountering again and again, no matter what country I'm in, is the superlative settlement. That is to say, those tiny towns or villages with superlative claims ...

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Peter Macfarlane

Winter gear round-up

Finally there's some snow on the high tops. This time last year I'd already used ice axe and crampons a few times and I was starting to get worried the past few weeks. Wouldn't it be nice if the snow ...

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Walkhighlands Winter Skills Courses

The unique challenges and unrivalled rewards of the winter mountains require a whole host of skills including the correct use of crampons and ice axe, and avalanche evaluation. Walkhighlands is offering three, two day courses, run by experienced and qualified ...

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Win one of 3 Mammut Creon Pro rucksacks

Enter our Christmas competition now for your chance to win one of three Mammut Creon Pro rucksacks worth £149.90 each. The Mammut Creon Pro is a technical hillwalking rucksack that sets new standards with its rich range of features and ...

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morning chill
Cameron McNeish

Wild land conservation - taking a new tack

“CELEBRATING achievement in Scottish conservation.” That’s what the recent RSPB Nature of Scotland Awards are all about, but please excuse my obvious cynicism when I ask the obvious question – what achievements? Now it may be that someone has done ...

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