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Our gear guru Petesy spends a night in an emergency shelter on the Arrochar Alps... find out how he got on. 
Last December I included the Lomo Emergency Shelter as part of my winter gear round-up and it's proved a useful bit of kit for getting out of the winter winds on the hills. Lunch can …
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Nearing the summit of Carn a Chlamain today- amazing clarity between the fierce blasts of hail 
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The great rock arch at the Vat of Kirbuster... just one of 16 new walking routes just added to our Orkney coverage. Enjoy :)
The Vat of Kirbuster is a gloup or blow hole whose entrance is spanned by a spectacular rock arch. It is just one of the highlights of this excellent circuit, which also has large seabird colonies in the season. The return is along quiet tarmac lanes.
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Cameron McNeish wrote this tribute before the sad news of Dick Balharry’s death today, aged 77.
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The Old Man of Hoy seen from the sea today. Yes, Walkhighlands is back on Orkney researching a brand new batch of routes once more...
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Our latest new route is up Meall Horn - a little known Corbett in the wilds of Sutherland. All photos taken on Friday.
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Enjoyed some fantastic atmospheric light on the plateau between A' Chailleach and Carn Sgulain in the Monadhliath today... 
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Our latest gallery features 10 stunning walks out onto tidal islands (please share!)
Scotland's Islands. There is always something magical about visiting them. Usually this means taking a boat - but there are also many islands to which you can walk across the sands or stony shores at …
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Lonely house at Howan on the east coast of the Isle of Egilsay today.
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What's the colour of a Scottish spring? Nature enthusiast Ben Dolphin reckons it's the yellow of gorse in his latest Walkhighlands column...
If you had to describe each Scottish season using just one colour, which would you choose? Well, firstly, let’s overlook the fact that every season can feel like October in some years and let’s …
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Linda Cracknell undertakes a literary journey - the Writer's Path: across the hills to Moniack Mhor 
Linda Cracknell is an-award winning Highlands-based writer known for her creative approach to exploring wild places and man's interaction with them. Her Walkhighlands' essays cover the cultural aspects of the Scottish landscape on a quarterly …
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The upper reaches of Glen Affric - above the magnificent pines of the lower glen - looking moody but magnificent yesterday. The new Affric-Kintail Way threads through here, passing lonely Camban Bothy en route to crossing the watershed before the descent to Morvich and the west coast.
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Walkhighlands is the website for walking in Scotland. Over 1,600 detailed route descriptions with maps, choice of thousands of walker-friendly places to stay. Keep your own walks diary, bagging maps and much much more.