Yearly Archives: 2017

Photographing Scotland – new book and competition

Dougie Cunningham, a 40-year old professional photographer and hill walker, has spent the last five years travelling around Scotland, researching, visiting, photographing and writing about the most beautiful places in Scotland for his book, Photographing Scotland published this week by

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Posted in Magazine, Photography

Gear review: Berghaus Ghlas softshell jacket

Recommended Price: £100 Weight: 525g Sizes: Small to XXL Softshell jackets are generally much more breathable than hard shell waterproofs, providing some warmth and wind resistance whilst also fending off light showers. This means you can leave your waterproof jacket

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Posted in Gear reviews, Jackets

Review: Alt-Berg Tethera Boots

RRP: £199.99 Weight: 626g (per boot, size 5.5 wide) Fed up with wet cold feet and having long been a lightweight footwear devotee, I returned to all-leather heavier 3 season boots about 4 years ago and haven’t looked back. I

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Posted in Footwear, Gear reviews, Magazine

Discovering Aviemore

In the 25 years that I have been visiting Aviemore, the size of the Scottish Highlands town and the volume of people that stroll the streets has vastly increased. Some might say that this has been to the detriment of

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Posted in Magazine

Cairn of the Watch

Keep ’em peeled! A few thoughts on access and conservation to finish off the year, from David Lintern. At the beginning of the year, I asked “what have the mountains ever done for us“. I wanted to round out the

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation, Magazine

Bumper year for Hen Harrier project

As part of efforts to conserve hen harriers, 21 estates across Scotland have now joined the Heads Up for Harriers project in 2017. This year has seen a bumper number of 37 young successfully fledging from nests located on 7

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Posted in Conservation

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