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Win one of three 60 litre Mammut Cargon holdalls

mammut

We have three 60 litre Mammut Cargons to win in this exclusive Walkhighlands competition. Simply answer the question: In which European country are Mammut based? Product Details The Mammut Cargon is a heavy duty holdall perfect for expedition and travel

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Gear review: bottles and bladders

hydrapak1

Years back all we had were dented Sigg bottles in our rucksacks, but of course times move on. We now have a whole array of different ways of carrying water in the hills. The thing that mixed it up and

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Gear review: two person tents

Snugpak3

There’s no way for me to avoid clichés when talking about tents because they’re true you know, every word. Tents are a gateway to adventure, a passport to freedom, a ticket to ride and also something you’re going to have

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Windproof jackets review

arcteryx

Your waterproof is windproof, so why carry two things for doing the same job? Waterproofs have got lighter and more breathable, windproofs were an escape from a heavy, sweaty jacket years back, but a windproof is still far better at

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Lightweight Waterproofs review

Sprayway

I know you might not believe it as we’ll be kicking through fresh snow in the hills this weekend, but summer is coming so it’s time to lighten the load a wee bit. I like big protective hoods in the

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Keeping in touch – Personal Locator beacons in the mountains

MCofS Safety Officer Heather Morning

Heather Morning – Mountain Safety Adviser at the Mountaineering Council of Scotland – outlines the role of Personal Locator Beacons and similar products in mountain safety Mountaineering news this winter has been dominated by two massive searches for people who

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