Category: Walking

Kit review: Keen Hoodoo II boots 0

Kit review: Keen Hoodoo II boots

I have been wearing a pair of Keen winter boots for almost every morning dog walk – and more – for years and years. They are still waterproof and grippy on the soles but...

Kit review: Merrell Decora Chant boots 2

Kit review: Merrell Decora Chant boots

Apparently we’re in for a snowy winter. Forecasters reckon the UK can expect the highest snowfall for 60 years. But even if this doesn’t arrive you can be sure that there will be a...

Kit review: Rab Sierra bivi bag 4

Kit review: Rab Sierra bivi bag

The G-Force went climbing in the Alps with his pal Young Scott and took with him a Rab Sierra bivi bag. (YS also had a Rab Sierra bag!) This is what the G-Force thought...

Magic of the Enchanted Forest 0

Magic of the Enchanted Forest

The annual Perthshire Big Tree Country event, the Enchanted Forest, was recently named Best Cultural Event at the VisitScotland Thistle Awards ceremony, adding to a host of awards won over the last few years....

Guest blog: Five great walks in Scotland 0

Guest blog: Five great walks in Scotland

My guest blogger loves walling in Scotland. He writes: Scotland, soaked in rugged natural beauty and Celtic charm, has some of the best walking routes in the UK. Having already delighted myself with a...

Guest blog: 4 great family country walks 0

Guest blog: 4 great family country walks

My guest blogger takes a look at the history of walking in the UK – and suggests four lovely country walks for summer.  “Walking is the nearest activity to perfect exercise,” so said Professor Jerry...