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Gear review: Mammut Chamuera Jacket

Recommended Price: £99Weight: 600g (men’s large) Fleece jackets seem to have fallen in popularity a little in recent years, with more walkers opting instead for mid-layers filled with synthetic insulation which offer the best warmth-to-weight ratio. There’s still a lot

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Enjoy the gift of NNRs this Christmas – Natural Winter Wonderlands near you

Scotland’s National Nature Reserves (NNRS) are the perfect places to clear away the cobwebs and walk-off that extra turkey, or nut roast, this Christmas say Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). SNH welcomed more than 650,000 visitors to its NNRs last year

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Posted in Magazine, Walking News

Daily avalanche forecasts to begin for winter season

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service daily forecasts for the 2018-19 winter season begin on Friday 14th December.

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Historic Ballater bridge reopens

Polhollick Footbridge, an important link on the Seven Bridges walk near Ballater, has reopened following major repairs.

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine, Walking News

Fort William Mountain Festival 2019 programme announced

The Fort William Mountain Festival 2019 programme has been announced with a mix of inspiring presentations, world-class film screenings, mountain skills workshops and exhibitions, to be held from Wednesday 20 to Sunday 24 February 2019. Rod Pashley, Chairman of The

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Dates released for Banff Mountain Film tour

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is celebrating its 10th year of touring the UK and Ireland, bringing over 100 adrenaline-packed shows to almost 60 venues from January – May 2019. Scottish dates are first, kicking off in Edinburgh

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