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  • How to make your outdoor gear last longer

    How to make your outdoor gear last longer

    20th January 2020

    It’s great to make eco-conscious buying choices, but one of the best ways to cut your outdoor gear’s carbon footprint is to prolong the life of your current kit. Here’s how.   

  • Walker’s Guide: Fort William

    Walker’s Guide: Fort William

    6th January 2020

    In the heart of the West Highlands, with Ben Nevis on the doorstep, Fort Bill easily lives up to its claim to be the UK’s ‘Outdoor Capital’   

  • 16 steps to avoid making mistakes in winter  

    16 steps to avoid making mistakes in winter  

    6th January 2020

    The team from Scotland’s national outdoor training centre, Glenmore Lodge, take us through the steps you need to take to have a safe and fun day on the hills in winter conditions.  

  • The Great Outdoors Christmas Gift Guide

    The Great Outdoors Christmas Gift Guide

    10th December 2019

    Chiara Bullen puts together a list of the perfect gifts for the outdoors enthusiast in your life. Jack Wolfskin Merino Wool Hat, £35  It will certainly be cosy this Christmas for the recipient of this gift. This charming knitted bobble hat from…

  • Review: Diagonal Walking by Nick Corble

    Review: Diagonal Walking by Nick Corble

    10th December 2019

    Roger Butler reviews Diagonal Walking by Nick Corble (Matador, £12.99)  Twenty years ago, with a trademark umbrella sticking out of the back of his pack, Nick Crane walked from Berwick-upon-Tweed to the Dorset coast as he closely followed the line of longitude known as the Central Meridian. Now, a…

  • Review: Another Peak by Alex Staniforth

    Review: Another Peak by Alex Staniforth

    10th December 2019

    Alex Roddie reviews Another Peak by Alex Staniforth (Trigger Publishing, £9.99)  Everest was Alex Staniforth’s dream, but that dream died when the earthquake struck Nepal in 2015, ending his summit attempt. Another Peak picks up events after Everest, and is all about “how we define ourselves and what…