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Top green accolade for Nikwax

Nikwax, the company that sell all those bottles and packets of waterproofing products, have scooped a prestigious award. Indeed, this is the first outdoors company to win the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development. In fact, did you even […]

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Scotland set for new ‘ultra’ ultra race

It might be two years off but you will need to put in some serious training for a new “ultra” ultra race in Scotland. In June 2016, Ourea Events is set to launch the Cape Wrath Ultra™. Billed as a […]

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Andy Nisbet wins mountain excellence award

The Fort William Mountain Festival has announced that Scottish climber, instructor and all-round mountain enthusiast Andy Nisbet is the winner of the 2014 Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture The prestigious annual award recognises and celebrates achievements and accomplishments of […]

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SWT launches 50th year celebrations

Conservation charity, the Scottish Wildlife Trust, kick started its 50th Anniversary celebrations this week when Sandy the Squirrel shared a giant hazelnut-shaped cake with People’s Postcode Lottery staff. Supporters, including those who play the People’s Postcode Lottery, have allowed the […]

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2014 Fort William Mountain Festival

The Fort William Mountain Festival returns in February with a great line-up of films, events and workshops. The festival aims to celebrate mountain culture in the Outdoor Capital of the UK. Taking place from February 19 to 23, there are […]

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Family fun: Go hug a tree

Have you ever hugged a tree? This might seem a little silly until you give it a go. Then you will find out just how wonderful it feels, especially if you find a big fat tree trunk to hug. In […]

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Entries open for Borders cycle sportive

Early bird offers are up for grabs this week for pre-registered riders in the popular Endura Tour o’ the Borders 2014 sportive. On Thursday November 7 at noon, all riders who previously registered their interest in the event will have […]

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New MTB’ing series for kids

A new series of mountain biking events is set to encourage youngsters to get out and ride this winter. While many new cycling events are aimed at adults, this Scottish series is just for kids. (Parents, you can come along […]

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Ice axes out for new tooling competition

That peculiarly named sport called dry tooling is almost upon us again in Scotland. And as the climbers sharpen their axes in expectation of taking to the rock and snow outdoors, a new dry tooling event has been announced. The […]

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Two top watersports events for Tiree

Tiree, in the Inner Hebrides, is the focus of two exciting outdoors events. The small island is famed for its superb watersports conditions and can boast a beach location to suit every wind direction. From September 16 to 21, the […]

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