Review: Thermarest LuxuryLite UltraLite Cot

Okay so the Thermarest LuxuryLite UltraLite cot isn't exactly new on the market. So you may be wondering why I have took the time to write a review. However whenever I have used the cot, it has generated a lot of interest. One particular time during a bothy night in the Cairngorms I had intrigued …

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5 must have apps for hillwalkers!

Love them or loathe them, smartphones are here to stay and there are many apps available for the outdoor enthusiast to make life easier. If you enjoy using your smartphone on the hill then take a look at my five favourite apps: 1. Viewranger (Free)* With a GPS enabled phone, Viewranger becomes the ultimate navigation …

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A Ridge Too Far – A Winter Epic!

Back in February 2011 I learnt a valuable lesson. Phil and I totally underestimated two classic Munros in the Mamores. Relatively inexperienced, we also overestimated our own winter mountain skills. Either one of us could have been carried out by Mountain Rescue, injured or worse still. Dave who accompanied us was far more experienced, he must have wondered how …

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