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Skills Snail's Pace: Coping With Being the Slowest Person on the Hill

It can be demoralising if your walking buddies always leave you for dust, but for the faster walker it's hard not to get frustrated too. Often at the rear herself, though never backward in coming forward, Fliss Freeborn suggests coping strategies for stragglers, and good ways to manage groups of varied speed and fitness.


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Top Tips Autumn Walking

More than just a transition period taking us from trainers to crampons, the next few months should be some of the best on the hills. But you'll need to sharpen up. Winter is just around the corner, so now's the time to dig out warm clothing, ad...

Skills 12 Ways to Save Cash on Outdoor Gear

As the cost of living continues to soar, we're all looking to limit spending. To help make a modest dent in the outdoor budget, Tom Ripley shares some ideas for everyday items that might do in place of more expensive branded gear. 

Skills Channel Your Inner Dirtbag: How to Save Money in the Outdoors

The outdoors may be free, but all the incidentals soon mount up. Where best to trim a bit of that spend? Professional skinflint Fliss Freeborn offers some well-tested cost-cutting tips, from rocking the second hand gear to dossing...

Packrafting in Scotland - All You Need to Know

Lighter and more packable than a conventional boat, yet seaworthy and durable enough to be used safely on open water,...

Safe Access on MOD Land

Military training including live firing takes place in many upland and coastal areas popular with walkers and climbers. The rules on...

Skills How to Prolong Your Phone's Battery Life Outdoors

Climbers and hillwalkers will be familiar with the outdoor equivalent of range anxiety - the fear that your...

Food Five Calorie-packed Home-made Hill Bakes

In terms of cost, nutrition, and taste, home-baked hill treats are leagues ahead of mass produced cereal bars and rubbery malt...

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