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Top 10 best bothies in Scotland

GLENCOUL<p>Pocket-sized bothy with spectacular lochside views<p><b>SIZE:</b> Small; 2 rooms, both with raised platforms, sleeping 4<p><b>LOCATION:</b> Northern Highlands - …

Scotland

Mallorca: The new must-visit for mountain biking?

I must have shot a despairing glance as I forced out the final few pedal rotations and approached my guide - Guy Shemesh, of ChainGuide Mallorca. Or …

Barcelona

Top 5 bucket-list surf spots to tick off around the world

If you’re planning on packing up your board and hopping on a plane, make a note of our five must-surf-before-you-die destinations, picked from new …

Aquatic Sports

Cycle route: Dove Valley Trail, Yorkshire

Dove Valley Trail, Yorkshire: Directions<p>Leave these behind and join Elsecar Canal, with the smoke-blackened spire of Elsecar church looming to the …

Hiking

La Sportiva Core High GTX hiking boots review - Active-Traveller

Pulling on the Core High GTX boot after wearing standard clumpy leather things, is a bit like that trick where you weigh your legs down for several …

Backpacking

Helly Hansen Lifa Merino Base Layer top and bottoms review - Active-Traveller

The Lifa Merino is Helly Hansen's warmest base layer with a heavy weight 225g/m2 material. Aimed at getting out and active in cold weather, these …

Backpacking

Cycle Route: Great Glen Way, Fort William to Fort Augustus, Scotland

Directions<p>Start at Fort William train station and follow the signs to Corpach on a mix of roads and traffic-free paths through residential areas. …

Scotland

Top 10 best adventures on the Isle of Skye

Since the road bridge to the Isle of Skye opened in the 1990s, the island has become an even more popular holiday destination and has seen an influx …

The man who cycled 1000 miles over the sea

What was your first experience of cycling?<p>Like most of us, I got my first bike when I was little, but I must admit those stabilizers hung around for …

War of the sexes: is women's cycling as valued as men's?

Something highly significant has happened in the world of cycling. The South Australian government has announced that winning riders in the 2019 …

Bridgedale to launch first waterproof sock range

Developed to provide wet weather protection and comfort, the Storm range combines Bridgedale’s FusionTech™ with a HydroTech™ Waterproof, Breathable …

Wish you were here...

Wish you were here... Pending Moderation<p>See the Aurora Borealis in Woodland Caribou Provincial Park, Ontario, …

Toddlers, canoe’s and jelly Fish in the Portugese paradise of Alantejo

My wife, Issy’s face has just dropped and she’s staring at the vast Mira river in front of us. “You’re really not coming?” she asks our ‘guide’. …

The best hidden gem beaches in Scotland

Scotland has a good selection of the most uniquely beautiful and unspoilt beaches in the world. In the Outer Hebrides, some of these stretch on for …

Osprey Hikelite 26 backpack review - Active-Traveller

Much as we're fans of Osprey packs they can often be overkill for the everyday hiker, with a lot of features thrown at them. The Hikelite is the …

Patagonia Performance Twill Jeans review - Active-Traveller

You could be forgiven for wondering what the Patagonia Performance Twill Jeans are doing on an Active Travel website, but despite the contemporary …

6 ski innovations for 2017-18

1. Burton Step On boot binding<p><b>Snowboard pioneer Burton launches new strapless, step-in Step On boot binding system, after five years of intensive</b> …

Rechargeable Batteries

10 best winter walking and hiking boots

What to look for<p>• <b>Build quality</b> Winter boots have to deal with the worst weather going so they should be waterproof and breathable as well as pretty …

Experience the 3100 mile Continental Divide Trail in 4 minutes

The famous 3100 mile long Continental Divide Trail, which runs from the US-Mexican boarder, through New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho and Montana, …

Hiking

Crossing Colorado

Flying directly into Denver is an easy option compared to the route the pilgrims took across America but it’s a great way to appreciate the magnitude …

Skiing

Asolo Powermatic 200 GV review - Active-Traveller

The Asolo Powermatic 200 GVs are a flash-free zone. There’s no fancy colours, no integrated liners or innovative honeycomb constructions here – just …

Camping

Sea to Summit Ultralight Insulated sleeping mat review - Active-Traveller

Sea to Summit are no strangers to ultralight camping gear and the Ultralight Insulated is their flagship sleeping mat within this category. Pack size …

Backpacking

11 of the best Christmas gifts for the adventure traveller

MSR Trailshot Water Filter | £36<p>A great idea for a stocking filler, the Trailshot can be used to drink water straight from the source, much like a …

10 best family ski resorts in the world

When traveling with kids, there’s often little point in paying big bucks to ski the large prestige resorts, as most of the time the little ones are …

The best autumn clothing for the outdoors man

The autumn and winter months demand warm, durable and usually highly technical outdoor clothing if you're planning to maintain your hiking regime but …

Want to buy your own Alpine ski chalet? Here's what your money could get you...

£150k - £350k<p>Fully equipped ski pad in Serre Chevalier<p>Only 200m from the ski lift in Chantemerle, this modern 1-bedroom apartment is in a recently …

Fjallraven to open first UK store

The new shop will be Fjallraven’s first brand store in the UK and is being opened in partnership with a long-standing stockist, The Sporting …

Morakniv Garberg, the only buschcraft knife you'll ever need review - Active-Traveller

Every committed outdoorsman/woman needs a good bushcraft knife in their gear arsenal. A decent bushcraft knife can be used to carve, whittle, batton, …

Camping

Backcountry safety tips: How to stay safe off-piste

When skiing out of bounds, you face the risk of avalanches, cliffs, trees, cold temperatures, crevasses...the list goes on.<p>Being conscientious and …

Calderas & Coves, Hiking Northern Catalonia

Legs stiffening, we descend the large earthy steps, our walking group shrouded by thick green tree-cover giving us a brief but welcome respite from …

Hiking