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There’s Always the Hills

As Cameron McNeish publishes his autobiography this week, he looks back over 40 years of writing about hills as a way of making a living. IF someone had told me four decades ago, as I took my first tentative steps

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Win one of 2 Mammut Creon Tour backpacks

We have two Mammut Creon Tours to win in this exclusive Walkhighlands competition. This 28L capacity hill walking rucksack is perfect for a day in the UK’s hills and mountains. Simply answer the question: Name another rucksack in the Mammut

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Winter Navigation

Finding your way in winter means facing challenging weather and shorter daylight hours, but with the right tools you can still enjoy the hills with confidence. David Lintern goes back to basics (again). “It’s about having good strategies, and sticking

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Gear review: Salewa Ortles Cubic baselayer

Recommended Price: £80 (currently discounted online) Weight: 210g (men’s large) New for this winter, the Salewa Ortles Cubic is a warm fleecy baselayer which I’ve been testing since November. The Ortles is made from Polarlite Fine Grid – a stretchy,

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Walkhighlands/Mountaineering Scotland Navigation Courses

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 in the Lomond and Arrochar hills on 28 and

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Peebles for Pleasure

Situated on the banks of the beautiful, meandering River Tweed, surrounded by gently rolling hills and just a 30-minute drive south of Scotland’s capital city, it is no surprise that the town of Peebles is a popular tourist destination. On

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