Monthly Archives: June 2019

Gear Review: Women’s Summer Baselayers

Patagonia Capilene Cool Lightweight Shirt RRP: £40Weight: 60g 4 colour options in sizes XS-XL, long sleeve version also availableMen’s version available in 6 colours sizes XS – XL, long sleeve version Beautifully soft and very light-feeling, this short sleeve T

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Posted in Baselayers, Gear reviews, Magazine

Go slow…

Get beyond the usual tourist hotspots and discover the real Scotland. Slow tourism gives you the best visitor experience, and helps rural communities the most.

Posted in Magazine

Connections on Cairngorm

The legitimacy of Britain’s National Parks is a debate that constantly simmers. Many argue that the globally recognised ‘National Park’ brand has been hijacked and diluted.

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Posted in Conservation, Magazine

Mountain Writing Comp open for entries


Hillwalkers and climbers who like to express their love for the mountains and mountaineering in words are invited to take part in Mountaineering Scotland’s annual literary competition. The Mountaineering Scotland Writing Competition 2019 is looking for the best in new

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Posted in Walking News

Politicians urged to grasp chance to control the spread of vehicle tracks in our hills

Achnashellach hilltrack

A coalition of ten conservation charities is calling on the Scottish Parliament to grasp a golden opportunity to introduce stronger controls over vehicle tracks in our hills. The Scottish Parliament is set to vote this week on Planning Bill amendments by Scottish

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Posted in Access issues, Conservation, Magazine

Our picks: the finest Corbetts

Beinn Dearg Mor

If you want to discover all Scotland’s finest mountains, you’ll need to look further than just the well-worn list of Munros. We set out to share our pick of the 10 finest Corbetts, but with so many great hills to

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Posted in Magazine, Our picks

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