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Yearly Archives: 2018

Gear review: Berghaus Fast Hike Trousers

Recommended Price: £95 Weight: 320g I’ve been testing these lightweight trousers over the last three months. Whilst they are not the lightest I’ve worn, they seem extremely robust – showing not even the slightest signs of wear so far; the

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Posted in Gear reviews, Magazine, Trousers

Our Wonderful Access Legislation That Almost Wasn’t

Cameron McNeish looks back at an unlikely event that ensured the success of our much lauded Scottish access legislation. ACCESS campaigners in Scotland have been celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, probably the most significant

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Posted in Access issues, Magazine

North to the Future

I walked through Edinburgh’s West End after yet another late night in the office. First one in and last one out again. On crossing Shandwick Place, I kept my head down and avoided eye contact with other pedestrians but allowed

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Posted in Magazine


15 years of Access Rights celebrated

Outdoor personalities, politicians and access campaigners came together at the Scottish Parliament last night to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the passing of the nation’s world-class access legislation. Cabinet Secretary Roseanna Cunningham and Richard Lochhead MSP were among the 100

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Posted in Access issues

Scotland: Be Part of It

A few years back we shared a short film called Isolation, made by Mathieu Bernat & David Guersan. Through Creative Studio Unfazed, David has now teamed up with Jamie Farquharson to make a new short homage to Scotland’s Highlands –

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Posted in Magazine

Worn Wear Tour offers to repair gear

Patagonia’s Worn Wear Tour is coming to Scotland and offering free repairs on outdoor clothing including Goretex as well as teaching people how to fix their own gear and in turn reduce their impact on the planet. The Worn Wear

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Posted in Walking News



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