Tag: winter walking

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Appin’s sparkling peaks

Draped in a snowy winter coat the Scottish mountains provide an irresistible allure for walkers.  White-topped hills gleam against a deep blue sky, sparkling in the crisp, cold air.  They invite challenge, adventure and the surefire certainty that a day climbing mountains in winter will provide highs and lows not experienced in the summer months. If last weekend was anything to go by I … Read More Appin’s sparkling peaks

Walking on a sea of cloud

Some days really are very special, and last Sunday was one of them. I’d arranged to meet up with Will Copestake, the 2015 UK and Scottish Adventurer of the Year, who’s currently doing a winter round of the Corbetts.  (To find out more, read my previous blog post featuring his #ColdestCorbetts trip).  We were also joined by Bruce Macaulay, Anne Seifert and Ruaridh Withington … Read More Walking on a sea of cloud

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Top 10 ‘Peak to Pub’ winter walks in Scotland

A recent article in TGO Magazine got me thinking about some great ‘peak to pub’ walks – good hill or mountain walks with a great pub at the bottom. Having eaten and drunk far too much over the Christmas holidays, many of us are keen to walk off the calories.  Climbing a hill is an appealing prospect but winter hill walks – even short ones – … Read More Top 10 ‘Peak to Pub’ winter walks in Scotland