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Monthly Archives: May 2018

The Mountains Are Calling

IT seems that I meet more fell runners than walkers in the hills these days. The old safety cliches about not going hillwalking without waterproofs, spare hats and mitts, a warm drink and stout boots don’t appear to affect these

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Posted in Magazine

Walkhighlands and your privacy

You can’t help but have noticed that the laws around the way that companies and websites deal with your privacy are changing this month, on 25th May. You may have had many emails asking you to ‘resubscribe’ to email newsletters

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Posted in Walkhighlands news

The Winter Without End: A Review

Mid May would normally seem a late time of year to reminisce about the winter we’ve just enjoyed/endured (delete as appropriate), but it was only a few weeks ago that my road was blocked by 3ft snowdrifts. That’s lovely for

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Posted in Magazine

Scotland in Miniature

With its rugged mountains, lush glens and windswept islands, Scotland is a utopia for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Despite my background in geography, I have little desire to venture overseas as my constant thirst for landscape photography, coastal walking,

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Posted in Magazine

Review: Osprey Hikelite 26

RRP: £80 Weight: 0.73kg This is a 26 litre unisex day pack, part of Osprey’s 2018 range that also includes an 18 litre version. Osprey describe it as a pared-down pack; as someone who feels their packs tend to have

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Posted in Gear reviews, Magazine, Rucksacks

Glenlude – A place for people

David Lintern builds the right kind of border wall – a dry stone dyke in the Borders. “I like it here, it has a nice feel. And it’s great that it’s local to me”, says Ellen. With nothing more to

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