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Liked the TGO article Chris. Beautiful Knoydart p...

2009-06-10T15:17:14.147+01:00

Liked the TGO article Chris.
Beautiful Knoydart photo.
Mike fae Dundee



Steve A, I think wilderness in the UK works as a c...

2009-06-10T12:30:59.122+01:00

Steve A, I think wilderness in the UK works as a concept - this is what my piece is about. A whole host of variables determine whether a place feels wild - weather, time, season, crowds. The summit of Ben Nevis is often crowded and more like a holiday resort than a wild place - I was up there with a group last week and there were 50+ people on the summit and more arriving all the time. But in May



Not read it yet but isn't wilderness in the UK...

2009-06-10T08:38:36.916+01:00

Not read it yet but isn't wilderness in the UK a bit of misnomer - wether in reality or as a concept?
I've spent many years trekking around the highlands. Some areas like the cairngorms are very busy, others that you expect to be devoid of walkers like the monadliath are criss-crossed with estate roads and stalking huts.
It seems "getting away from it" is becoming