Gear of the Year 2016 – Part Two

David Lintern continues his round up of his favourites from an outdoors year in gear. You can see his pick from 2016s trailshoes and layers – including jackets, trousers and gloves – in the first part here. Pack Millet Prolighter

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Mountaineering Scotland objects to Glen Etive phone mast

Mountaineers have called on Highland Council to reject a bid to site a phone mast right next to the road down Glen Etive, one of Scotland’s most famed and beautiful glens. Telecomms company EE has sought permission to site a

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Posted in Conservation

Always a little further

IT’S something I learned from Hamish Brown. Never pass a second-hand bookshop. Hamish, of course, has interest in a huge variety of subjects, from the hills and mountains of this glorious country to poetry and literature and even ancient graveyards.

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine

Walkhighlands Navigation Courses – places bookable now

Following the success of the joint Walkhighlands/Mountaineering Scotland navigation courses over the last few years there will be a further 2 courses this summer. These single day courses will be held on 27 and 28 May at Arrochar and on

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Posted in Walking News

Bare hill of the hind

Are deer eating us out of house and home? David Lintern weighs the evidence in the latest battle for the heart of the beast. Red Deer may be Scottish icons, but they represent much more than a shortbread tin version

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Posted in Conservation, Magazine

Getting to know the robin in my car

When I get back to the car safely after a long and tiring walk in the hills I remove my shoes, pour myself tea from my flask, and then I sit down in the open car boot. This is my

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