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Making Scotland’s outdoors more diverse

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Hills aren’t just for white people to enjoy. And Don Currie is glad to see signs that other groups are joining in the fun. Read more ›

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Scotland’s summer challengers

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Do you have big plans for this summer in the great outdoors? We speak to the adventurers taking on three epic challenges. Read more ›

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Bagging Munros with the SYHA

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A guided walking break is a great way to explore our more challenging hills, finds Don Currie. Read more ›

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Aiming for the Archies – Scotland’s hills over 1,000 metres

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Paul Fettes wants you to support his challenge and help the children’s charity The Archie Foundation. Read more ›

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Tell the story of your journey

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Scottish Book Trust wants to publish the best of your travellers’ tales. Read more ›

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Mountain bothies – a celebration

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A night in one of these lonely stone shelters can be an unforgettable experience – as our exclusive extract from a brilliant new book shows. Read more ›

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Polly Murray’s top tips for Cateran Yomp

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How do you set about taking part in a long-distance walking challenge? We asked adventurer Polly Murray for some tips for the 54-mile Cateran Yomp in Perthshire. Read more ›

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A Scot’s drive to help the Sherpas

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When 16 Sherpa guides died in a Himalayan avalanche, James Lamb launched a trekking service with a difference. Read more ›

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How do you bag your Munros?

The joy of bagging a Munro. Friends on Ben Chonzie.

Munro bagging is increasingly popular, but how do you go about bagging your rounds? Are you a banker, a golfer or even a blagger? Read more ›

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The joys of winter camping

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Why wait until spring or summer for your next camping adventure? Winter camping has many plus points. Read more ›

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Guide to tent fabrics and waterproofing

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Make sure you know what you are looking for when buying a tent. Read more ›

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Walking Festivals in Scotland

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You’ll never walk alone – at least not at one of these great events, previewed by Arusa Qureshi. Read more ›

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