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Yearly Archives: 2016

Roads Less Travelled – Sutherland, Caithness and Orkney

I’M beginning to feel a little like the Rev IM Jolly. The only time the Glesca clergyman and I are on the telly is at Christmas! This year our two hour-long programmes feature a campervan journey between Dornoch Point in

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Posted in Magazine

Towards better winter photos

David Lintern shares a few tips and tricks for photos in the finest season of them all. It seems ages since we’ve done one of these photography articles, and the start of the winter season is as good an opportunity

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Posted in Magazine, Photography

Heaven is….. sunny, dry, cold and calm

As I sit here at home I can hear the surging roar of approaching gusts of wind. They’re whooshing through the tree branches and clunking at the wheelie bins. They’re whistling through tiny gaps in the double glazing, prompting a

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Posted in Magazine

Avalanche Forecasts start Friday for 17 December

Scottish avalanche forecasts will start for the season on Friday, with the first forecast for 17 December. The Sportscotland Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) provides a daily avalanche hazard report for six Scottish areas – Lochaber, Glencoe, Creag Meagaidh, Southern Cairngorms,

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Posted in Walking News

Walkhighlands brings Google Streetview to Highlands’ walks

Stunning all-round imagery captured by Walkhighlands this summer has just been launched on Google Street View opening up some amazing Highland paths to virtual visitors. We hope that being able to see the routes on the screen will encourage people

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Posted in Magazine, Walkhighlands news, Walking News

Mountaineers call for Loch Lomond National Park to defer new camping byelaws

Against the background of the Scottish Government arguing in the Supreme Court for the need for proper consultation over Brexit with the Scottish Parliament, mountaineers in Scotland have expressed serious concerns over a lack of proper consultation closer to home.

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