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Gear review from Sporting Scotland

Mountain Equipment, Karakorum Mountain Trousers

Posted on Aug 13th, 2014 - 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, 2014 - 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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MacLean’s Miscellany of Whisky

Posted on May 9th, 2014 - 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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Highlander Kochbuch

Posted on May 20th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

Für unsere Kunden haben wir ein Gratisexemplar hier in Schottland vorliegen wenn Sie mit uns einen Event oder eine Reise buchen. Das Buch…

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The Universal Helmet

Posted on May 20th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

In last week's blog, there is a close up of me in my new tangerine helmet climbing the Coich Nose. Not only is this helmet easy to spot anywhere on…

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The best so far – Paramo Jacket

Posted on May 20th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

When discussing waterproof clothing which is really waterproof, but doesn't make you sweat during exercise or touring, my colleague and friend, Keith…

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Snow Chains

Posted on May 20th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

Having ordered snow chains during a period of heavy snow last March,  the chains arrived when nearly all the snow had gone! This year, however, I…

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Mushrooms by Roger Phillips

Posted on May 20th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

This comprehensive guide with over 1250 photographs of mushrooms and other fungi has been described by David Bellamy as a masterpiece of…

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2008 – The Year of the Compost Toilet

Posted on May 20th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

My eye fell on an article in this Saturdays’s Times, 31.5.2008 titled “Angel” about the Sunrise Festival – “the only UK festival to use…

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Cameras and Torches

Posted on May 20th, 2013 - By admin - 0 Comments

CAMERAS Camera - OLYMPUS µ 790 SW Being interested and keeping up-to – date on the equipment side of adventure, we bought a small digital camera…

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