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Sea Kayaking Tips: How to Stay Dry on Your First Paddle Sea Kayaking Tips: How to Stay Dry on Your First Paddle

Posted on Nov 21, 2014 by Ross Dempster

Congratulations! You have chosen an absolutely spectacular way to journey around the magnificent Scottish countryside. Wilderness Guide, Ross Dempster shares his top Sea Kayaking Tips: How to Stay Dry on Your First Paddle. The kayak was invented and utilised first by the Inuit and Aleut tribes of Arctic North America, it is a way of journeying […]

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What to Pack: Top 5 Items to Take on a Cycling Holiday

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 by Ross Dempster

What to Pack: Top 5 Items to Take on a Cycling Holiday

So you have booked on a cycling trip with Wilderness Scotland? You have read the trip dossier and have packed everything you could possibly need. Chamois Cream? Check. Brightly Coloured stretchy outfit? Check. Kitchen Sink? Check. It can sometimes be overwhelming, packing a bag for an adventure, this post is being written so that as […]

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Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland

Posted on Nov 12, 2014 by Rupert Shanks

Endless beautiful views of Suilven

Stunning peaceful wild scenes across the highlands. The team have been enjoying a variety of beautiful views from a variety of locations across the Highlands, including a brief update from Karl in Morocco! Here are our Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland. The team are recently back from their annual staff gathering which was held […]

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Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland

Posted on Nov 05, 2014 by Rupert Shanks

Another week here in the Cairngorms and we are starting to feel a wee bit more wintry. Although perhaps that’s due to a lot of the spooky antics that have been going on! Here are our Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland, the latest news from the team. Anna and Emily have been leading from […]

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The Wolfpack and I: An insight into nature’s role for the Wolf

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 by Eilid Ormiston

Sliding down into my sleeping bag,  I reach for the head torch and press it off. Silence follows darkness, my eyelids lower and then it comes… A sound that slows your heart beat, forces you to control your breathing and strain to pay attention; heightens your senses. A sound both beautiful and demanding. The howl […]

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Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 by Rupert Shanks

Another cracking autumnal week here in the Cairngorms National Park. The team have been out enjoying the glowing amber colours and crisp days. Malcolm O’Reilly is just back from guiding a wonderful walking trip up to Applecross and Torridon in the North West Highlands. Amazing light at this time of the year up there as […]

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Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 by Rupert Shanks

  A Happy Wilderness Wednesday to you all! We are loving the Autumn feel here in the Cairngorms at the moment with some glorious colours and bright mornings with low lying mist adding a mystical feel to our surroundings. Many apologies for arriving a day late but due to some car trouble I couldn’t get […]

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