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Starting the Season with Stag Dos

Posted on Feb 15th, 2018 - By Fiona Bondzio - 0 Comments

Last weekend Sporting Scotland hosted its second stag do this month with a full blown Highland Games, completely out of season. In February sub-zero…

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Mountain Equipment, Karakorum Mountain Trousers

Posted on Aug 13th, 2017 - By Fiona Bondzio - 0 Comments

"These durable hardshell are the first choice of mountain guides, ski instructors and many other outdoor professionals."  In the torrential rains…

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“Pimp my Palava”

Posted on May 29th, 2017 - By Fiona Bondzio - 0 Comments

We have Gumotex Palava, inflatable  canoes at Sporting Scotland because we find them to be the most versatile canoes on the market. However, we have…

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Wilderness Medical Training at the RGS

Posted on May 20th, 2017 - By admin - 0 Comments

I have wanted to do the “Far from Help Course” for years, as another medical back up for our adventure programmes in Europe and East Africa.…

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Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

Posted on May 9th, 2017 - By Fiona Bondzio - 0 Comments

We found this book to be a humorous & informative read in the run up to the festival.  Charles MacLean spoke at a few festival dinners and…

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New arrivals

Posted on Jun 3rd, 2016 - By Fiona Bondzio - 0 Comments

Happy to take delivery of these beautiful Rainbow Trout at the pond at Corglass, especially it gave me the chance to get out my great 6- piece…

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Trout fishing

Posted on Aug 12th, 2014 - By Fiona Bondzio - 0 Comments

So once you've got your trout,  here is the best skinning and filleting technique I have ever seen, and it works! I tried it out yesterday on a…

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Countdown to Gordon Castle Highland Games & Country Fair 2014 – 18. May

Posted on May 11th, 2014 - By Fiona Bondzio - 0 Comments

It's only 7 days to go until Gordon Castle's Highland Games & Country Fair 2014. The main events include Highland Games, Piping & Highland…

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