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Winter Mountain Boots – what to look for

On a growing number of our trips, we want to introduce you to the mountains in winter. If we’re aiming to head up high when there’s snow and ice on the ground, you’ll need winter boots, an ice axe and […]

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Scottish Winter Walking 2018

Early in Fabruary Large Outdoors ran their second ever guided Scottish winter walking trip to the Cairngorms. It was clear that the sunny photos from […]

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A New Year to Remember!

Is it too late now to say Happy New Year? Possibly, but it still feels like only yesterday we were all gathered in Langdale, right […]

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Reducing our Plastic Use

The amount of disposable plastic in the environment is a worldwide problem. Despite the best efforts of recycling, a lot of plastic still becomes litter, either in the countryside or in the sea. There are lots of things we can […]

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Explore the Quiraing

The Isle of Skye is the largest of Scotland’s Inner Hebrides, famous as an area of stunning landscapes and beautiful views. People come for all […]

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What are the five peaks?

Within the UK and Ireland, there are 5 peaks that are iconic, simply because they are the highest in their respective region, or country. To climb one is an adventure that will live with you as a fantastic day in […]

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Why go walking in Snowdonia?

Of all the famous walking destinations in Britain, it is perhaps Snowdonia that has the greatest mix of history, myth and legend. Encompassing the mountains, […]

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A summer’s day up Snowdon

The rain lashed down as we assembled in Treks Bunkhouse in the Vale of Ffestiniog for a weekend getaway, and Snowdon itself was our Saturday […]

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A Ben Nevis weekend to remember

With a group of 31 eager walkers split over two hostels and being looked after by four Mountain Leaders, it was a busy weekend for us on Ben Nevis – Britain’s highest mountain. After delays for road closures and with […]

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A day out in Cumbrian Limestone

If you’ve visited the Lake District, you’ll be familiar with the essentially rocky nature of the place. Soaring peaks, dark crags, and a rough look […]

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