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Beinn Dorain, Bridge of Orchy. Picture: Nick Drainey

Walk of the week: Beinn Dorain, Bridge of Orchy

WINTER snow has remained high on the mountains of Scotland, and on a sunny morning last week the drive from Killin to Crianlarich was akin to being in the Alps in springtime.

Water Of May, Forteviot. Picture: Geograph.co.uk

Walk of the week: The Water Of May, Forteviot

ON a day when Rhona, Jimbo and I had but the afternoon free, a 6-mile stroll round the wooded glen of the Water of May gave us a sheltered escape from the stormy weather.

Rob Johnson, seen in the green jacket on the bottom right-hand corner of the screen. Picture: YouTube

Watch stunning Ben Nevis footage filmed by drone video

A CLIMBER captured unique footage of Ben Nevis as he ascended Britain’s tallest mountain – using a camera-mounted drone he piloted himself.

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Orkney-based David C Flanagan, author of Board. Picture: TSPL

Roger Cox: Orkney’s surfing scribe

SURFING’S literary canon has a welcome new addition charting the highs and lows of riding Orkney’s waves

The rail line between Cambus and Stirling. 
Picture: Neil Hanna

Walk of the week: Cambus to Menstrie

CAMBUS, the southern suburb of Tullibody, is fringed to the west by the River Devon. The road across the Devon, map ref 853940, is adjacent to the currently boarded off Cambus Iron Bridge; a rare Scottish example of a single span prefabricated lattice girder bridge, 68ft in length.

Scotland's network of footpaths and cycle ways is set to expand by some 500 miles. Picture: Contributed

Scotland to add 500 miles of walk & cycle routes

SCOTLAND’S 4,000-mile network of walking trails, cycleways and towpaths is to be extended by around 500 miles over the next five years.

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Glen Tilt in Perthshire. Picture:
 Nick Drainey

Walk of the week: Glen Tilt, Perthshire

GLEN TILT is a great place to spend a few hours, writes Nick Drainey

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