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Wilderness Wednesday Photos of Scotland Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland

Posted on Jul 30, 2014 by Rupert Shanks

What an exciting time! The first new Wilderness Wednesday update on the brand spanking new website. I have to say that our Photos of Scotland and team news has never looked better! Karl has been a busy bee over the last week with a stunning bike ride out to Glen Einich the other day and […]

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Top 5 Tips to Spot Golden Eagles in Scotland

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 by Jonathan Willet

How to spot Golden Eagles in Scotland

These iconic birds are one of Scotland’s Big 5 animals, as chosen by the people!┬áThose fortunate enough to see them cant help but be moved by the sheer power and grace. Although numbers are growing they are still relatively rare so you’ll be pleased to hear we have some tips on how to spot Golden […]

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Wild camping in Scotland: How to Pack like a Pro

Posted on Jul 24, 2014 by Jonathan Willet

Wild camping in Scotland: How to Pack like a Pro. Learn from wilderness expert Jonathan Willet on the gear and know how to make the most of your trip.

As the sunny heatwave continues there may not seem a better time to head out into the wilds with your tent. Wilderness expert and guide, Jonathan Willet explains his top tips on how to pack for your wild camping in Scotland trip. You may have read my blog on packing for ski touring and there […]

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Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland

Posted on Jul 16, 2014 by Rupert Shanks

It’s been a busy old week here in the Cairngorms at Wilderness Scotland. Here are our Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland from the team. Anna enjoyed a misty hike in Glen Cannich above Loch Mullardoch and up two Munros – Carn nan Gobhar and Sgurr na Lapaich. Rachael has been enjoying fantastic experience over […]

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How to spot Killer Whales (Orcas) in Scotland

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 by Jonathan Willet

Wilderness guide and wildlife expert Jonathan Willet shares his experience and research on How to spot Killer Whales (Orcas) in Scotland. These amazing animals are the biggest members of the dolphin family. They are truly enormous. The biggest one ever measured was a male 30ft (9.6m) long and 10 tonnes in weight. The ones seen […]

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Wildlife watching on North Uist, Outer Hebrides

Posted on Jun 03, 2014 by Jonathan Willet

Our Guide to Wildlife Watching on North Uist, Outer Hebrides. Wilderness Guide and Wildlife expert, Jonathan Willet shares some of his advice on the best Wildlife Watching in North Uist, Outer Hebrides. The whole archipelago of the Wester Isles is an amazing place for wildlife but my personal favourite location is the island of North […]

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Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland

Posted on May 14, 2014 by Rupert Shanks

  A beautiful morning here in Aviemore in the Cairngorms. The early mists were sweeping around the hills and sitting on the lochs. I dont always make the sunrise but this morning was different! A group of us from the Wilderness Office team headed over to the Osprey centre by Loch Garten hoping to spot […]

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