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Five Sisters of Kintail: Ridge and Legend

The Five Sisters of Kintail stand out as some of the UK's most famous and classic mountains. It's a distinguished ridge walk which gives some truly spectacular views on a clear day. While only 3 of the 5 Sisters are actually Munros, most enthusiasts will...

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Best Lightweight Hiking Boots of 2018

  There are plenty of 'best lightweight hiking boots' reviews out there and I often find that most of them are quite different. The weight range varies so much that the top end of the scale tends to not be 'lightweight boots' at all. In this review, I make sure every...

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Cadair Idris: Minffordd Path Route

Cadair Idris is Wales' second most hiked mountain and is an attractive trek for several reasons. The relatively straightforward hike up, its location, and impressive views from the summit have made it increasingly popular with tourists and locals alike. The mountain...

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The Loch Mullardoch Munros

  Set in some of Scotland's most remote countryside, the Loch Mullardoch Munros make for a fine day's walking and are capped off with a brutal 7-mile slog back to the car. There are a couple of options you have for this hike which we'll look at later in the post. Bang...

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Extensive Garmin Fenix 5X Review

  Latest Update: 30th May, 2018 The Garmin Fenix 5X has to go down as the don of sports watches. I would class it as not only the best hiking watch but the best sports and activity monitoring watch on the go. Throughout this Garmin Fenix 5X review I'll go into detail...

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Geal Charn And A’ Mharconaich

Geal Charn and A' Mharconaich are on the Drumochter Pass separating the northern and southern Highlands of Scotland. Contrasting in prominence, these Munros can be incorporated with a couple more routes in this mountain-rich region. The alpine scenery in this part of...

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