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On February 10, 2016 By Ryan In

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Why choose a winter skills course, Scotland?

On December 19, 2018 By Rebecca Field In All things hiking, Skills tips, Suggested things to do, Winter

Deciding to book a winter skills course is a matter of safety in the hills. You defin …

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walking guide

Top 10 winter skills tips

On December 12, 2018 By Rebecca Field In All things hiking, Gear Advice, Skills Trip, Skills tips, Training blogs, Winter

Your ultimate guide to safe winter walking Andy, your fearless leader Andy Bateman ha …

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snowholing expedition

How to build your own ice hotel

On December 5, 2018 By Rebecca Field In All things hiking, Skills tips, Winter

Thinking of going on a snowhole expedition? The best way to build a snowhole Andy Bat …

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The art of navigation

Hiking: how not to get lost

On February 14, 2018 By Rebecca Field In All things hiking, Skills tips

Dachstein mitts don’t necessarily mean that you won’t be able to use a compass or to …

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Choosing an ice axe

How to choose a walking ice axe

On February 7, 2018 By Rebecca Field In All things hiking, Skills tips, Winter

Choosing an ice axe How to ice axe arrest   There are several factors to conside …

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winter walking Cairngorms

I love walking in winter, but I’d rather go with a guide/in a group. Is there any particular trip/guide you would recommend?

On November 29, 2017 By Rebecca Field In All things hiking, Skills tips, Winter

Scottish winters – are you looking for a winter walking guide? Winter is when the Sco …

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self-guided MTB

My hands and feet were frozen when I was out on the bike this autumn. How do I stay warm?

On November 15, 2017 By Rebecca Field In All things biking, Skills tips, Winter

How to avoid cold hands and feet on your bike We did our first big ride of the autumn …

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winter sunset Cairngorms

I’m in my 50s but have never been winter walking before. What are the pitfalls I should be aware of?

On November 1, 2017 By Rebecca Field In All things hiking, Gear Advice, Skills tips, Winter

Walking in winter Walking comes in many different guises from dog walking to marathon …

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Hiking in the Highlands

10 top tips: preparing for a hiking challenge

On June 28, 2017 By Rebecca Field In All things hiking, Gear Advice, Skills tips

10 top tips for hiking: How to prepare for a Scottish hiking challenge (updated) The …

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Andy’s mountain wildlife blog (1): Death by Rocket Fuel – the False Morel!

On April 26, 2017 By Rebecca Field In All things hiking, Explaining Scotland, Skills tips, Wildlife and nature

Scottish Mountain Wildlife with our expert: Andy Bateman The false morel – do not eat …

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