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What does ‘off the beaten track mean’?

Published by Rebecca Field April 12, 2017

What does ‘off the beaten track mean to you’? Depending on how adventurous you are, the phrase can mean different things to different people. It […]

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Guided Hiking Health Benefits

Published by Rebecca Field January 4, 2017

It’s no secret that exercise is extraordinarily beneficial to achieving a happy, healthy lifestyle. Extensive research states that exercise not only improves physical health but […]

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Scotland doesn’t have real mountains?

Published by Rebecca Field February 1, 2016

Now you may have heard or even believe the rumour floating around that Scotland’s mountains aren’t considered real mountains. Well we are here to put […]

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Get off the Beaten Track: Highland Explorer weekend

Published by Andy Bateman September 18, 2015

Calvin College (Michigan) come to the Highlands – June 2015 We were contacted to organise a Scottish extension to a long study tour for 15 […]

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Is Knoydart Britain’s last wilderness?

Published by Andy Bateman September 5, 2015

How do you measure wilderness? Are there wolves in Knoydart? No – but then there aren’t any wolves in Britain so we can’t really use […]

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Northern Cairngorms Winter Conditions report: no 4

Published by Andy Bateman February 4, 2015

Northern Cairngorms winter conditions report no: 4 We have a lot of Snow!   It has now been near enough consistently wintry to low levels […]

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Northern Cairngorms Winter Conditions report: no 3

Published by Andy Bateman January 10, 2015

Northern Cairngorms Winter Conditions.     Not untypical  ….. but there’s hope!   First of all Happy New Year to you all from a wild […]

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Published by Andy Bateman December 18, 2014

Northern Cairngorms Winter Conditions.     Winter Abates ….. & Returns The week has seen weather moderate from last weeks severe “Weather Bomb”. As I […]

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Winter Conditions Report: no 1

Published by Andy Bateman December 11, 2014

Northern Cairngorms Winter Conditions.   Winter arrives with vengeance.   November was a mild month with the odd brief wintry interlude. As often appears to […]

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New partnership: WalkHighlands and Scot Mountain Holidays

Published by Andy Bateman December 10, 2014

Scot Mountain Holidays are pleased to announce a new partnership with leading website WalkHighlands. We have set aside 3 dates for all-inclusive Winter Skills weekends […]

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