In-depth features, tales, tips and advice from the Highlander Team

Highlander supports Ukrainian families at the frontline

Over the last 12-18 months Highlander have been supporting a small organisation that has successfully managed to get survival equipment to those t...
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How To Stay Safe On The Hills In Winter

Winter is here, and with it, comes new challenges. Your familiar landscapes are transformed by snow and ice, changing the very shape of the hil...
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17 Beginner’s Tips for Winter Hill Walking

Great winter days in the hills are very memorable, although the hours of daylight are short and the weather is often extremely challenging. Bei...
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How To Pick A Waterproof Jacket?

The weather in Scotland is known for being dreich – a Scots word meaning miserable and threatening rain – so a rain jacket is an essential for ...
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How To Look After Your Waterproof Jacket

Like all clothing, your waterproofs can get damaged and worn over time. This is especially true for all ye who love the outdoors, as you’ll lik...
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Why Shall I Use a 40L Backpack?

Even we’ll admit it, the wide world of backpacks can get a bit confusing. You just want a nice bag that fits all your gear and doesn't wear you...
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Five smaller hills with big personalities

Wonderful views, interesting trails and great days out in the countryside are accessible for everybody and you don't need to head for the highe...
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A Word on Dirty Camping

Dirty camping is a big and growing problem but it’s not a new one. Areas such as Glen Etive and the Trossachs in the Highlands (amongst many ...
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How to pick the right head torch for a hike

We are often asked about the best lighting options to use for camping trips. Head torches come in all shapes and sizes and the right head torch...
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Top Ten Tips for perfect wild camping

There is nothing better than finding the perfect tent pitch at the end of a day walking. Dropping the rucksack, getting the stove going for a b...
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Winter Camping - 12 Tips for Camping in the Depths of Winter

Winter camping can be lot of fun, but is not exactly the same as pitching a tent on a warm and sunny day. In fact, camping in the winter on a c...
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