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no-image 31st Mar 2016 BMC Mend Our Mountains Campaign

  The number of people visiting our wilderness areas continues to grow and more users, put simply, means more path damage.  Unfortunately, at the same time, budget cuts means the funding available to care for these valuable resources is...

no-image 28th Mar 2016 A Millican Dalton Microadventure.....

“After treating life as a chemical experiment, I find that the simplest life is the happiest.”  Millican Dalton As modern life gets more complicated and hectic, it seems there are more and more of us seeking something different.  It may...

no-image 23rd Mar 2016 Leki Tour Stick Vario Carbon Trekking Pole Review

Climbing, with loose rock, rapidly changing weather, possible equipment failure and the risk of tasting the debilitating effects of gravity, is dangerous enough.  Fortunately, most climbers don't also have to fight off lethal animals enroute...

no-image 23rd Mar 2016 Trek & Mountain Winter Weekend Report

Last weekend, for the third year in a row, Peak Mountaineering hosted the Trek and Mountain Magazine Scottish Winter Weekend.  This event, which combines a range of winter courses with varied social events, is a brilliant celebration of...

no-image 16th Mar 2016 Scrubba Washbag Review

  I usually love washing clothes when I'm travelling.  There is a simplicity about washing next to a mountain stream or pulling on a freshly laundered t-shirt that has dried in the afternoon sun.  Occasionally, I have even ended up sharing...