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Book review: The Grahams & The Donalds

Climbing the Munros has long been a mainstream activity for hillwalkers, and many also aim to climb the Corbetts (Scottish peaks from 2500 to 3000 feet high), either after completing the Munros, or at the same time. Whilst a too-keen

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Review: Doubling Back by Linda Cracknell

I’m not a great reader of non-fiction and have sometimes stumbled when setting out to read the supposed greats of nature writing. However I found Doubling Back to be both a compelling page-turner and an eye-opener to the mysteries and

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Review: The Corbett Round by Manny Gorman

In 2009 fell-runner, Manny Gorman set out to complete a continuous traverse of the Scottish Corbetts on foot, bike and sail. At the time the run was followed avidly by many on Walkhighlands and the riveting read he has produced

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Review: Mary Queen of Scots Way guidebook

Another long distance route, and another guide from the reliable Rucksack Readers series. The Mary Queen of Scots Way is an unofficial new route which crosses central Scotland from coast to coast, passing through many places strongly linked with Mary

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REVIEW: A year in the life of the Cairngorms by Chris Townsend

A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF THE CAIRNGORMS is a photographic journey through the four seasons of the Cairngorms, from the pinewoods to the plateau as seen through the lens of Chris Townsend. Chris is a life-long outdoors enthusiast and

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