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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Walkhighlands MCofS Navigation courses – book now

Following the success of the joint Walkhighlands/MCofS navigation courses over the last few years a further 4 course dates are being held this summer. These single day courses will be held at Arrochar on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June,

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Posted in Walkhighlands news, Walking News

Loch Lomond waterbus service extended for 2016

The popular Loch Lomond waterbus service has been extended to take in additional locations around the world-famous loch, meaning visitors now have even more choice when exploring the area. Due to popular demand, the waterbus will now operate a new

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Posted in Walking News

Windproof jackets review

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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Posted in Gear reviews, Jackets

Win a year’s worth of premium whisky to taste

With Father’s Day coming soon, we’ve teamed up with the wonderful Whisky Tasting Company to bring you the chance to win a year’s supply of premium and rare whiskies to taste – worth £235! A specialist in premium whisky gift

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Posted in Walkhighlands news

Human “Wolves” to help restore woodland

Project Wolf – a unique new conservation programme in which volunteers replicate the natural disturbance effects of Scotland’s extinct predators – has been launched in the Highlands near Loch Ness by Trees for Life. Project Wolf is being trialled at

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Posted in Conservation

Going solo

I was in my sleeping bag by 6:50 PM on the night of the Spring equinox and still able to write by natural light. I looked east, watching through the tent flap as the light died over Meall nan Tarmachan,

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