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1962 - 2022 CELEBRATING SIXTY YEARS OF ADVENTURE

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  • Wild Camping Scotland: A Beginners Guide

    Wild Camping Scotland: A Beginners Guide

    Wild Camping differs from staying at your favourite holiday park. Instead of parking to pitch, wild campers carry their own kit and are completely self-sufficient. In this blog, we share our top tips about what to bring wild camping and how to get started! Read more
  • Winter Mountaineering Top Tips | #ThinkWINTER

    Winter Mountaineering Top Tips | #ThinkWINTER

    Whether you're a mountaineering novice or a seasoned climber, we all want to be prepared when hiking in the winter. Mountaineering Scotland campaigns to protect Scotland's mountains and educates those who want to use them - whether that be hillwalkers, mountaineers or skiers and here are their... Read more
  • The Scottish Ski Resorts | Guide

    The Scottish Ski Resorts | Guide

    Skiing in Scotland isn't exactly what you'll find in Les Trois Vallées or Zermatt - actually, what you'll find in Scotland is arguably more adventure, accessibility and more affordable options.We want to inspire you to get out and experience the beauty of skiing in the Scottish mountains. Our... Read more
  • Mindful Bikepacking | A Journey Through Scotland

    Mindful Bikepacking | A Journey Through Scotland

    The bikepacking world has been a buzz this last week with talk of the new European Divide route release: a 4723 mile mostly off-road route spanning the European continent from the Arctic Ocean in Norway down to the Atlantic coast in Portugal. The creator is Andy Cox, a cycling nomad who has spent... Read more
  • ThinkWINTER part 2 | Refining Your Plans

    ThinkWINTER part 2 | Refining Your Plans

    What do you need to think about when you plan winter trips to the hills and mountains? Find out more about using weather and avalanche forecasts to help you plan your day and get the most out of your time this winter. Read more
  • ThinkWINTER part 1 | Planning Your Journey

    ThinkWINTER part 1 | Planning Your Journey

    What do you need to think about when you plan winter trips to the hills and mountains? Learn how to use the weather and avalanche forecasts to help you plan your day and be aware of key points along the journey. Read more
  • Bring The Outdoors In | Top 10 Adventure Books

    Bring The Outdoors In | Top 10 Adventure Books

    Staying motivated can be difficult when you're stuck at home, dreaming about the hills. To help combat the air of uncertainty and frustration, we've chosen our top ten adventure books so you can sit down, chill out, and let your mind roam the wild places of the world. Read more
  • Mountain Bothies Association

    Mountain Bothies Association

    Whilst you don’t have to pay to stay in a bothy, there is a considerable cost associated with these fine resources which comes in the form of the cost of materials necessary to repair and keep the buildings wind and waterproof, plus the time and energy expended by volunteers in undertaking this... Read more
  • Winter Kit For Walkers 2019

    Winter Kit For Walkers 2019

    Walking in the hills is the most accessible mountain sport, and on a good day, can be a complete joy to experience. Winter conditions can enhance the experience ten-fold, or can turn a good day out into a dangerous situation. However, with a little preparation, the right kit (plus the knowledge... Read more
  • Blues Grand Prix 2019 Results

    Blues Grand Prix 2019 Results

    Thanks to everyone who came along to compete and support our 34th Blues Grand Prix - hope you all had a great day of skiing! Thanks also to the Alpine Training Centre and Lothian Ski Racing for their free race support. Results are below by category and in PDF format. Please click to download. Read more
  • Riding The Spey

    Riding The Spey

    Last summer our Aviemore store team took on a 3-day descent of the River Spey from Grantown-on-Spey to its mouth near Buckie on the north-east coast. Louise & Bruce shared a boat along with a very excitable cocker spaniel, Pollaidh - would they make it to the sea without getting wet? Read on to... Read more