walkhighlands



New flagship fund for nature launched

Scottish Natural Heritage has issued a call for ambitious ideas to improve habitats, safeguard species and encourage increased access to nature.

Read more ›

Posted in Walking News

Noel Williams wins Excellence in Mountain Culture Award

Noel Williams, inspirational high school teacher, author of respected mountain guides, founding member of the Lochaber Geopark, retired member of Lochaber Mountain Rescue and accomplished hill runner, has won this year’s Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture.

Read more ›

Posted in Magazine, Walking News

BBC Winterwatch comes to the Cairngorms

Winterwatch returns to BBC Two this week – and they will be broadcasting live from the Cairngorms National Park, just a few miles from Walkhighlands HQ. Presenters Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Gillian Burke will host the wildlife extravaganza, kicking

Read more ›

Posted in Magazine, Walking News

Mountaineering double bill to headline Braemar Mountain Festival

One of the world’s best all-round climbers will speak alongside the second Scottish woman in history to climb Everest at the Braemar Mountain Festival 2019.

Read more ›

Posted in Magazine

Review: Hostile Habitats – Scotland’s Mountain Environment

The original guide to Scotland’s mountain environment aimed at hillwalkers and climbers has just been updated with a new edition. When Hostile Habitats was first published in 2006 it brought together information on the full context of Scotland’s hills –

Read more ›

Posted in Books, Gear reviews, Magazine

Peebles Outdoor Film Festival programme announced

The Peebles Outdoor Film Festival has revealed a stellar programme for 2019, with mountain bike legend Hans Rey, outdoor swimmer and TV star Calum Maclean, plus adventurer and Paddle Against Plastic founder Cal Major among the headline names coming to

Read more ›

Posted in Magazine



  • Accessories
  • Baselayers
  • Books
  • Camping
  • Footwear
  • Jackets
  • Midlayers
  • Rucksacks
  • Trousers
  • browse the
    ARCHIVES
  • 2019 (16)
  • 2018 (141)
  • 2017 (161)
  • 2016 (160)
  • 2015 (207)
  • 2014 (282)
  • 2013 (257)
  • 2012 (274)
  • 2011 (376)
  • 2010 (274)
  • 2009 (126)
  • 2008 (77)
  • Share on 

    Walking can be dangerous and is done entirely at your own risk. Information is provided free of charge; it is each walker's responsibility to check it and navigate using a map and compass.