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Lockdown reads for lovers of the outdoors

Isolation Shepherd – Iain R. Thomson Delve into the world of remote isolation in this moving and very readable account of a shepherd and young family’s life in Glen Strathfarrar. Set in the mid 1950’s it tells of a world

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Posted in Magazine, Our picks, Walkhighlands news

Watch Banff Mountain films at home

Need some inspiration while we’re all indoors? The Banff Mountain Film Festival UK & Ireland tour has curated a selection of epic adventure films so you can have your own free adventure screening – from your sofa! “There’s nothing quite

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Posted in Magazine

Avalanche forecasts continue during outbreak

UPDATE: Forecasts have ceased since this article was published, in line with advice not to undertake mountain activities. The Scottish Avalanche Information Service is to continue providing daily forecasts on snow cover and avalanche risk until 19 April if possible.

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Posted in Walking News

National Parks Photography Winners

The UK National Parks and Campaign for National Parks have chosen the winner and runners up of its joint photography competition.  Around the theme of a ‘Inspired By Nature’, the competition drew around 1,700 entries from across the 15 National

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Posted in Magazine, Photography, Walking News

Gear Review: Kathmandu Aikman fleece jacket

Recommended price: £64.99Weight: 430g (women’s size 8) Once ubiquitous, fleece jackets have fallen from favour somewhat in recent years, with many walkers switching to synthetic insulation that offers more warmth to weight. They are, however, usually more breathable which makes

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Posted in Gear reviews, Jackets, Magazine, Midlayers

Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival – 15-16 February

The EMFF is back for 2020 with a packed line up of films, speakers including Inverness-based Jenny Graham talking about her record-breaking round the world cycle, and the popular photography competition. The festival takes place at Edinburgh University and tickets

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Posted in Walking News




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