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Yearly Archives: 2020

Avalanches in Scotland – interview with Mark Diggins

Scottish Avalanche Information Service co-ordinator Mark Diggins answers your questions

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Posted in Magazine, Walking News

Hamish MacInnes, the Fox of Glencoe

Hamish MacInnes, a giant of Scottish mountaineering and mountain rescue, passed away at home on Sunday. This tribute from Dave “Heavy” Whalley MBE BEM was originally published on his blog. There will be much written by many in the mountaineering

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Posted in Magazine, Walking News

Scottish Outdoor Access job cuts despite growth in walking and cycling

Landowners and outdoor groups are jointly calling for better resourcing to support Scotland’s world-class access rights – as a new survey highlights alarming cutbacks in countryside access jobs. Scottish Outdoor Access Network (SOAN) polled all 34 access authorities on how

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine

Gear Review: Fjällräven Expedition Pack Down Hoodie

Recommended Price: £275 (£255 without hood)Weight: 435g (S) This retro-styled mid-warmth down jacket is part of Fjällräven’s new Expedition range. An extremely cold night in a snow hole bivouac in 1974 inspired company founder Åke Nordin to come up with

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Posted in Gear reviews, Jackets, Magazine

Walking in Scotland’s level 3 & 4 areas – part 2

Do you live in one of Scotland’s local authorities that are currently under level 3 Coronavirus restrictions? We’re taking a look at what walking opportunities are still available to you, within the government guidance. The first half of this article,

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine, Walking News

Walking for those in Scotland’s level 3 & 4

The continuing coronavirus pandemic has seen restrictions on travel in Scotland (and the rest of the UK) – cutting down on the areas where we can walk. Those of us who are lucky enough to live in Aberdeenshire, Argyll &

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine




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