Tag: Wild walks

The Scottish National Trail – A Detailed Route Guide

Last October I blogged about the official launch of the new Scottish National Trail, an 864km (535 mile)¬†route from Kirk Yetholm in the Borders right up to Cape Wrath on the north coast. Devised by Cameron McNeish, outdoor writer and broadcaster, the new trail links together a series of existing trails to form the longest walking route in Scotland and the second longest in … Read More The Scottish National Trail – A Detailed Route Guide

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What kind of munroist are you ?

I’m always intrigued to understand what motivates people to climb Scotland’s munros, mountains of 3000ft (914.1m) or over.¬† With 282 to climb it’s not exactly an insignificant challenge (!) but clearly, not everyone you meet up a hill is aiming to climb them all. You literally meet all sorts out on the hills – from all ages and backgrounds – all enjoying the outdoors … Read More What kind of munroist are you ?