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Snowholing in Scotland Best Practise & Top Tips

On February 1, 2017 By Andy Bateman In

Snow-holing in Scotland Best Practice Snow-holing in Scotland has a long established …

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Snow-holing in Scotland

Snowholing in Scotland Best Practise & Top Tips

On February 1, 2017 By Andy Bateman In Skills tips, Training blogs, Winter

Snow-holing in Scotland Best Practice Snow-holing in Scotland has a long established …

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forecast snow

Get an early Snow Alert!

On December 12, 2016 By Andy Bateman In All things hiking, News, Skills tips, Weather reports, Winter

Understand Thickness and get an Advanced Snow Forecast. Whatever winter sport is your …

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what makes travel experiences special

What makes travel experiences special?

On November 30, 2016 By Rebecca Field In All things biking, All things hiking, Explaining Scotland, Family holidays, Skills tips, Suggested things to do, Wildlife and nature

Travel experiences play one of the most important roles in why so many of us continue …

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Top 10 winter skills tips

On November 23, 2016 By Rebecca Field In All things hiking, Gear Advice, Skills Trip, Skills tips, Training blogs, Winter

Your guide to safe and ultimate winter tripping Andy, your fearless leader Andy Batem …

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What we hike in

On October 26, 2016 By Rebecca Field In All things biking, All things hiking, Explaining Scotland, Gear Advice, Skills Trip, Skills tips, Training blogs

It’s all about the gear for hiking Scotland Whether you are caught in a white-out, ne …

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Gearing up for Scotland’s Autumn Mountains

On October 5, 2016 By Rebecca Field In All things hiking, Explaining Scotland, Gear Advice, Skills tips, Wildlife and nature, Winter

Hiking – Autumn – Scotland With September now behind us and autumn storms bearing dow …

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Using an ice axe

Top tips for winter: ice axe leashes

On February 17, 2016 By Andy Bateman In Skills tips

Walking Ice Axe leashes – to have, or not to have. On buying their first ice axe many …

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winter navigation

Understanding navigation

On March 26, 2015 By Andy Bateman In All things hiking, Skills tips

Understanding the discipline of Mountain Navigation and how we coach it. Nothing abou …

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How do I prepare for a winter skills course?

On November 25, 2014 By Rebecca Field In All things hiking, Skills tips, Winter

How to prepare for a winter skills course Words of wisdom from the Met Office and the …

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winter skills

Winter Skills: How to ice axe arrest

On November 11, 2014 By Rebecca Field In All things hiking, Skills tips, Winter

 How to ice axe arrest A taster of winter skills, but the only way to really learn ho …

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