Tag Archives: hillwalking

It’s Grim Up North (Down South): Ingleborough

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Loch Lomond Nation Park Camping Ban- My Objection

To: Gordon Robertson, Scottish Government, Forestry and Environment Directorate, Natural Resources Division, 1C North, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6QQ. Dear Mr Robertson, The proposed legislation which has been agreed upon by the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park (LLTNP) to … Continue reading

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Loch Lomond National Park: Eroding the rights of walkers

From The National, 28/05/15

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Sasso San Martino (Lake Como, Italy)

The hills above the village of Griante on the shore of Lake Como are an ideal introduction to walking in Italy. Full text and pictures here: Sasso San Martino (Lake Como, Italy).

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Santuario Di San Martino (San Martino Chapel, Lake Como)

I visted Italy recently and stayed in Griante, Cadenabbia, on the shores of Lake Como. While I was there I climbed up to the chapel of San Martino, which sits high above the lake. Full text and pictures here: Santuario … Continue reading

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Loch Lomond National Park- Unfit For Purpose?

Leave No Trace. Wherever I go in the outdoors I try to follow that simple code. Often I will return from a trip with other peoples rubbish in my backpack, carrying it out to a bin because others are too … Continue reading

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Kinloss Search and Rescue Closure

In February 2013 I started an online petition opposing the privatisation of Search and Rescue helicopter services. At the time I was concerned that the movement of this service, which I believe should be free to all who need it … Continue reading

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