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Charlie’s Round

Walkhighlands regular contributor David Lintern has written the first complete guide to mainland Britain’s big hill running Rounds –
– part guidebook, part social history. Here, he focuses on the man and the story behind the Scottish Round.

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Confessions of a non runner

It doesn’t matter how you get there or what you call yourself, the hills don’t care. David Lintern escapes the tyranny of team sports and goes for a jog up a ridge.

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Some lessons from Glen Etive

“Fruitful glen of pools and fishes, Glen of hawks, blue eyed, crying” – Gleann Measach Iasgach Linneach – Deirdre of the Sorrows According to Irish mythology, Deirdre and her love Naoise founded Glen Etive after fleeing Ulster. What was a

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Snow and Consequences

Thinking about getting started on graded winter routes? David Lintern has a few suggestions. All we need now is the snow…

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John Allen – 35 years of mountain rescue

David Lintern interviews John Allen to ask – what has changed for hillgoers and the civilian rescue service, and what is the same?

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Signs, sticks and stones

When is a pile of stones a work of art, a historical monument or an act of vandalism, and how much signage do we want in the Scottish Hills? David Lintern considers cairns, signposts, interpretation and other human interventions, both

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