Monthly Archives: January 2017

Walkhighlands Navigation Courses – places bookable now

Following the success of the joint Walkhighlands/Mountaineering Scotland navigation courses over the last few years there will be a further 2 courses this summer. These single day courses will be held on 27 and 28 May at Arrochar and on

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Bare hill of the hind

Are deer eating us out of house and home? David Lintern weighs the evidence in the latest battle for the heart of the beast. Red Deer may be Scottish icons, but they represent much more than a shortbread tin version

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Posted in Conservation, Magazine

Getting to know the robin in my car

When I get back to the car safely after a long and tiring walk in the hills I remove my shoes, pour myself tea from my flask, and then I sit down in the open car boot. This is my

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Gear of the Year 2016 – Part One

David Lintern begins his round up of some of his favourites from an outdoors year in gear. OK, so the easy rhyme of the title aside, this is not the definitive list… because no such thing exists. It’s just my

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Posted in Gear reviews, Magazine

EMFF Photography Competition open

Entries are now open for this year’s Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival photo competition. Organisers are calling for entries under the following two cateogries: 1) My Adventures Since EMFF 2016! 2) The Wild Places of Scotland Entries close on 15 January

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Walkers invited to Wild Film Festival

Walkers are being invited to discover the hills, coasts, moors and woodlands of Dumfries and Galloway as part of the new Wild Film Festival Scotland (WFFS). The themes of the festival to be held in Dumfries from 24-26 March, are

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