Monthly Archives: May 2015

Baselayers group test

Base layers are something you have to get right to help make sure you’re comfortable and still smiling at the end of a long day on the hill. However, if you’re looking for something new, the proliferation of fabrics and

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Posted in Baselayers, Gear reviews, Magazine

Booking open for Moray Walking Festival

Booking is now open for the wide variety of events being put on as part of this year’s Moray Walking Festival. Enjoy long Midsummer days exploring Moray’s world renowned golden coasts, hills and forests full of hidden fauna and flora,

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Paradigm shifts

SOMETIMES events can occur in such a simultaneous way that it can shake you to the core, make you readjust your values, cause you to think a little deeper about your own beliefs. As we are all so well aware,

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Posted in Magazine

Scottish hill tracks – your photos needed

The campaign to ensure adequate regulation of new tracks bulldozed across upland areas is appealing for walkers to photograph new hill tracks that they come across. Last year, the campaign was successful in getting a measure of protection for our

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation, Walking News

Entries open for Mountain Writing Competition

Writers with a taste for the high life are being sought by the Mountaineering Council of Scotland for its long running literary competition. The MCofS Mountain Writing Competition seeks out the best in mountain writing, whether fact or fiction, prose

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Ben Nevis walkers warned of winter conditions this weekend

The Mountaineering Council of Scotland is urging caution to the thousands of hillwalkers planning to climb Ben Nevis this Bank Holiday weekend and in coming weeks. Winter conditions and snows in excess of two metres deep are making navigation in

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