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What have the mountains ever done for us?

David Lintern wrestles with the outdoors, inside. I’ll confess that writing anything about ‘the outdoors’ at the moment is a struggle. I’m driven to distraction by world events. Five minutes chat at the school gate or surfing the stormy seas

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Posted in Magazine

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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Posted in Gear reviews, Magazine

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


Gear of the Year 2016 – Part One

David Lintern begins his round up of some of his favourites from an outdoors year in gear. OK, so the easy rhyme of the title aside, this is not the definitive list… because no such thing exists. It’s just my

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Posted in Gear reviews, Magazine

Towards better winter photos

David Lintern shares a few tips and tricks for photos in the finest season of them all. It seems ages since we’ve done one of these photography articles, and the start of the winter season is as good an opportunity

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Posted in Magazine, Photography

Season of the Witch (part 2)

Following on from last month’s article, David Lintern seeks a further audience with she who must be obeyed – the Cailleach. The Cailleach, the Scottish spirit-feminine of wild nature, sometimes benevolent and sometimes malevolent, is an integral part of our

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