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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Our pick – Scotland’s greatest glens

Scotland is as known for its glens as it for its bens. The word glen comes from the Gaelic and means a steep-sided valley – most of them were carved by glaciers during the last Ice Age; the word strath

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The Lost World of Mull

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Scotland’s rugged west coast is, I would suggest, uniformly magnificent. And yet, as you travel through this amazing place there are some locations that rise above even that lofty baseline. Some are famous, most are not. And in the case

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Posted in Magazine

Evening with walking and landscape author Linda Cracknall

To celebrate the paperback launch of “Doubling Back – Ten Paths Trodden in Memory”, author and regular Walkhighlands writer, Linda Cracknall will be taking part in an evening event at Stanfords in Covent Garden, London on 16 September. More details

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Posted in Walkhighlands news

Lightweight boots – Group Test

Last month I looked at trail shoes and the best thing about doing that review was the comfort and flexibility for my feet during testing. The good news is that these are still qualities you can find in lightweight boots,

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Posted in Footwear, Gear reviews, Magazine

Donate your unwanted outdoor gear

Gift Your Gear and Rohan have teamed up once again to allow you to donate unwanted outdoor gear at Rohan stores this September. The stores will be accepting any outdoor clothing and equipment and passing it on to help young

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Posted in Walking News

Tom Weir statue attracts bumper visitor numbers

Countryside legend Tom Weir’s statue at Balmaha Bay on the east side of Loch Lomond is proving to be a runaway success with a bumper 60,000 UK and overseas visitors since it was first unveiled 8 months ago to commemorate

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