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no-image 27th Oct 2019 2020 Winter Courses

As the big orb turns towards another winter and the first snows have been settling on the Scottish mountains, we are getting that buzz of excitement about what adventures another winter will bring. Winter 2019, despite challenging conditions,...

no-image 8th Oct 2019 A Teahouse Trekking Guide

The Nepalese tea houses of old used to be very basic.  Often a family simply welcomed visitors into their home and you would sit with the family around their stove and while away the chilly evenings before unrolling your sleeping bags in a...

no-image 4th Oct 2019 Wild Weather Mountain Biking Gear

  We had a rare chance for an autumn weekend in North Wales and had big plans for a long multi-pitch climbing route or, if it was a bit wetter, maybe a scrambling day.  In the end,  we looked at the forecast as the weekend approached and it...

no-image 2nd Oct 2019 Marmot Bantamweight Hardshell Jacket Review

Of course, products are getting lighter and lighter as technology allows new developments.  But, come on, 140 grams for a fully featured hardshell jacket - is that really possible?  Apparently so - the Marmot Bantamweight has landed and I was...