What to take for a winter hillwalk?

Here's an overview of my winter kit for hillwalking in Scotland. In working out what works for me I learnt alot from others, particularly instructors at Glenmore Lodge, Scotland's National Outdoor Training Centre. This blog article is intended to give you ideas so you can decide what winter kit and equipment works for you. There are …

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Hiking the Kintail Munros from Camban Bothy

Earlier this summer my friend Jim - Milanese munro-bagger - messaged me about another munro-bagging trip. With only 37 munros left he'd some of the best, the wildest and most impressive hills to do. This time the goal was to do 10 munros in Kintail over three days, based at Camban bothy. My instructions were …

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Zillerholm

My brother JR Ewen's paintings are inspired by his travels and affinity to some special places: Zillertal in Austria, where is wife is from; Shetland, his childhood home; together with Italy and Slovenia. These places have blended together to become an imaginary land of mountains and seascapes called Zillerholm. JR's body of ZIllerholm inspired work …

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