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Christmas Opening Hours

24 Dec , 2009  

We know that many of you will be itching to start planning your summer holidays once Christmas is behind you so our friendly team will be on hand over the festive period to answer any queries you may have or help you in planning or booking your next walking or adventure holiday. Christmas and New […]

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What will you be doing in 2010?

26 Nov , 2009  

There is no better way to spend the long winter nights than planning next years’ adventures. Our diary is already full of walking, climbing, biking, cycling and even a wee bit of canoeing. Complete our short survey and let us know what you will be doing in 2010. WIN a 70L Mountain Equipment Wet and […]

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Macs Adventure Success on Ben Nevis Climb

20 Nov , 2009  

Debbie booked our Ben Nevis private guiding service to celebrate her husband’s birthday. (I won’t tell you which one but it was an important one!). They tackled the Ben Last Saturday (14th November) with one of our experienced guides, Ian Stephenson. Despite really challenging conditions including plenty of snow and high winds they persevered and […]

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Top 5 UK Walking Holidays in 2010

17 Nov , 2009  

I think there is no better way to experience the UK’s landscape, history, culture and people than on a walking holiday. But what makes for a truly great walking holiday? What are the magic ingredients that make a trail stand head and shoulders above the rest. I have walked thousand’s of miles on the UK’s […]

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More Outstanding Feedback & Reviews for Macs Adventure

3 Nov , 2009  

As the 2009 walking holiday season in Scotland draws to a close we at Macs HQ are thrilled with our 2009 feedback and reviews once again. It makes it all worth it when our customers have outstanding holidays and adventures in Scotland. You can download our full customer survey results or just cast your eye […]

Camino, Macs Adventure, Walking

Kath does the Camino!

27 Oct , 2009  

After sleepless nights about what to pack in our 10k hand luggage allowance, my sister Holly and I set off on our journey to Northern Spain to walk the last section of the Camino.  Not really knowing what to expect we were like excited children joking about how awful we were going to look in […]

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Time to stop Ben Nevis Charity Challenges

21 Oct , 2009  

It’s time to stop large scale charity challenges on Ben Nevis before we ruin this precious resource. The Telegraph reports on the damage caused by Ben Nevis Charity Challenges: Among the environmental problems reported have been hillsides and verges scarred by hikers, streams polluted with human waste and residents’ sleep disturbed by vehicles at night. […]

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There Is Hope! Mountain Equipment CS Excels

14 Oct , 2009  

Outstanding customer service from Mountain Equipment has given me new hope. I can only compliment them on their outstanding customer service and hold out hope that putting the customer first is not dead. Over the past few months I have had a series of extremely poor customer service experiences, most notably with BT Business Broadband, […]

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Ben Nevis on a Slippery Slope

21 Sep , 2009  

I know it’s a topic I keep going on about but The Herald has a great story about the problem of litter on Ben Nevis, and particularly of banana skins. According to the John Muir Trust (JMT), the wild-land conservation charity which owns most of the mountain, some 55% of the litter removed from Ben […]

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The Outer Hebrides – The New Beach Holiday Destination?

8 Sep , 2009  

It was with some trepidation that we anticipated our family summer holiday. Camping in the Outer Hebrides with a toddler could go one of two ways. Very well or very badly! Apart from our new tent blowing down on day 2 of our holiday I am pleased to report that camping in the Outer Hebrides […]