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Lochaber & Lorn

Britain

The Lochaber and Lorn Ramblers area  is probably the best walking area in the whole of the British Isles. It includes Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the UK, the spectacular Glen Coe and the  islands of Skye, Mull, Rum and...

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When to stop/ rest

Britain

Knowing when to stop If you have heart disease, high blood pressure, back problems, arthritis, joint pain, diabetes, are recovering from an illness, always check with and get advice from your doctor; prior to undertaking any walks with the ramblers. Apart from...

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Cairns and memorials

Britain

Scotland’s mountains, lochs, glens, woodlands and coastline are a major draw for visitors and those enjoying recreation.  We should protect the wild qualities of these areas from man-made intrusions, which include new cairns and memorials, and consider how to mitigate...

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Using a compass

Britain

  Learning how to use a compass is a skill that everyone who enjoys the outdoors will find useful and can be essential if you walk in isolated areas or in more challenging conditions. To navigate successfully you will need to use...

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The benefits of access land

Britain

Access land allows you to walk freely, explore wild, open landscapes and find your own way. To highlight why these rights are so great, Alan Marlow, the Ramblers Hampshire area footpath and access officer, shares his views on why open...

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Footpath news

Britain

Local footpath information for everyone Report a path or access problem on Pathwatch – LEARN MORE >  Email Footpath Secretary – Urgent path or access problem  The Pyrford Loop (Woking FP422) SCC has issued a DMMO to add this path, running from “Pyrford Common, 37...

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Winter walking skills masterclass

Britain

Words & photography by Paul Kirtley Winter is a season of varied conditions. Much of this is down to weather. Oscillations between cold fronts and warm fronts provide big differences in cloud cover, temperature, wind and types of precipitation. Snow is...

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South to the sea - the final leg

Britain

Day 7 – Southease to Rottingdean The final day! I skipped out of bed, stripped off the sheets and waved goodbye to the Lewes YHA. I just had to make it to Brighton. Approximately 5 miles, along the very well...

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South to the sea part 3 - Rude tired

Britain

I woke up and wriggled my toes. They hurt. I stretched my legs out. They hurt. I hobbled to the bathroom. It hurt. I knew that today was a shorter walk, but I didn’t know how I was going to...

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Scottish Council Executive Committee

Britain, Scotland

    Alison Mitchell Convener I joined the Ramblers over 30 years ago when a group was formed in my home city of Aberdeen - and I have been supporting them ever since. For many years I have undertaken roles in the Aberdeen group...

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