Features

A regularly updated section devoted to outdoor features, news and reviews.

Surviving Strathchailleach – Was James McRory-Smith a true wild man of the hills, or just a bothy thief?

Ethical Steps – Just how ethical are outdoor pursuits like hillwalking and camping?

The Hunt for Balnamoon’s Cave – Seeking out an elusive Jacobite bolthole in the upper reaches of Glen Mark

Reindeer Man – The story of Swedish herder Mikel Utsi who reintroduced reindeer to the Cairngorms

Angus Coast Walk – A multi-day trek along the Angus coast from Broughty Ferry to Montrose

Walking the Minigaig Road – A two-day backpacking trip from Blair Atholl to Kingussie

The Mermaid’s Secret Lair – Exploring the Spar Cave on the Isle of Skye

Every Cloud has a Silver Lining – The story of how Ben Nevis inspired a Nobel Prize winning scientist

Camping high on Ben Starav – A two-day hike over five Munros with a high level camp

Perfect Pitches – Ten of my favourite wild camping sites in Scotland

Wild Camping – Ten top tips to help you get the most out of your wild camping experience

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