Gear Review: Vaude Trail Spacer 18 rucksack

Recommended Retail Price: £130Weight: 550g This running vest/rucksack hybrid from Vaude hasn’t so much grown on me as clung to me. Incredibly form-fitting and stretchy in places where packs are usually rigid, once secured by the narrow chest and waist

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Gear Review: Bridgedale Mid Weight Stormsock waterproof sock

RRP: £32 Available in 2 colours (black and khaki) and 4 unisex UK shoes sizes (3 – 5.5, 6 – 8.5, 9 – 11.5, 12+) I’ve worn waterproof socks regularly for winter running for the last few years, for comfort

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Cairngorms Big Nature Weekend

There’s a reason that the BBC Springwatch team are basing themselves here in the Cairngorms National Park in 2019 – it is the most amazing place for wildlife! Organisers of the Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend are inviting anyone to come

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Skills for the Hills this Spring

Mountaineering Scotland announce a series of evenings in April to brush up your hillwalking skills.

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Blow for wild land as Glen Etive hydro schemes approved again by council

There was disappointment for outdoors enthusiasts and Highlands tourism businesses as a full meeting of Highland Council approved all the Glen Etive hydro schemes for a second time this afternoon. The three schemes situated on officially-recognised Wild Land were approved

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Our pick: the 10 finest Munros

The Munros are the mountains in Scotland over 3000 feet high. First catalogued by Sir Hugh Munro in 1891, the list has been revised ever since to keep up to date with the latest height measurements, and opinions on which

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