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  • How to read a compass

    How to read a compass

    18th February 2016

    How to read a compass – because everyone needs a reminder! Learning how to use a compass is an important outdoor skill; not just for walkers, but cyclists and runners too. It’s good to take a compass with you, but…

  • Find your perfect hillwalking course this summer!

    Find your perfect hillwalking course this summer!

    18th February 2016

    Graham Uney explains what you can learn in two new programmes launched in the UK Learning skills to keep you safe in the UK hills and mountains has always been a hit and miss affair. For many folk heading into…

  • 6 top tips to make sure you are using a GPS wisely

    6 top tips to make sure you are using a GPS wisely

    18th February 2016

    Remember the limitations of electronic navigation, says Mountain Safety Adviser Heather Morning Heather Morning, the Mountain Safety Adviser for the Mountaineering Council of Scotland, has issued a warning to hill-goers not to place too much reliance on GPS devices – especially…