Macs Adventure, Walking

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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Walking

Great Article on Walking Hadrian’s Wall

24 Sep , 2009  

I came across this wonderful article about Trekking Hadrian’s Wall in the Smithsonian Magazine written by Andrew Curry. The article gives a great insight into walking Hadrian’s Wall and the range of historical and local interest encountered along the way. David conveys the pleasure and pain walking Hadrian’s Wall perfectly and I really enjoyed the […]

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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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High Hopes for Annandale Way

18 Sep , 2009  

The Annandale Way, a 55 miles long distance walk which links Moffat and Annan has been launched with high hopes. The Dumfries and Galloway Standard Reports The 55-mile Annandale Way follows the course of the River Annan from its mouth at the Solway to above the Moffat Beef Tub.And it is hoped that it will […]

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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 […]

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Home of Adventure Travel?

11 Aug , 2009  

Travolution report that: Big Earth Media has launched an adventure travel site bigearth.co.uk which uses social media to deliver its “plan, share, discover” tag line. The site is titled “Home of Adventure Travel”. A very big claim for  a newly launched site! The site has limited content that focuses on the filming trips run by Russ […]

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Coasteering? Fun? BAN IT!

6 Aug , 2009  

What was the point of this mornings piece on BBC Breakfast about coasteering?  (View Video) Trailed during the programme along the lines of  “Is Coasteering getting too dangerous? Should it be regulated?” the piece then seems to say go with an organised group and don’t throw yourself off a cliff after having a few pints.I […]