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Yearly Archives: 2019

Review: Hostile Habitats – Scotland’s Mountain Environment

The original guide to Scotland’s mountain environment aimed at hillwalkers and climbers has just been updated with a new edition. When Hostile Habitats was first published in 2006 it brought together information on the full context of Scotland’s hills –

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Posted in Books, Gear reviews, Magazine

Mother Earth

Clam shell, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye

Karen turns her photographer’s eye to the ground to capture the small-scale details in the landscape.

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Posted in Magazine, Photography

Blooming snowdrops!

I personally know a great many people for whom a carpet of snowdrops is the only white carpet they want to see in January. Not me!

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Posted in Magazine

Peebles Outdoor Film Festival programme announced

The Peebles Outdoor Film Festival has revealed a stellar programme for 2019, with mountain bike legend Hans Rey, outdoor swimmer and TV star Calum Maclean, plus adventurer and Paddle Against Plastic founder Cal Major among the headline names coming to

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Posted in Magazine

I Know Where I’m Going – but does anyone else?

Cameron McNeish urges hillwalkers to let someone know where they’re going, but don’t leave route notes on your car windscreen.

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Gear review: Mammut Chamuera Jacket

Recommended Price: £99Weight: 600g (men’s large) Fleece jackets seem to have fallen in popularity a little in recent years, with more walkers opting instead for mid-layers filled with synthetic insulation which offer the best warmth-to-weight ratio. There’s still a lot

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Posted in Gear reviews, Jackets, Midlayers, Walking News



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