The Lochaber Traverse in winter – Field Notes

12. Me climbing and inversion

In the January 2017 issue of TGO Magazine, available now, you can read my feature on the Lochaber Traverse – one of the UK’s finest long mountain ridges. I waited a decade for the right conditions. It was worth the wait! Here are a few photos that didn’t make the cut, along with some practical tips for anyone hoping to take on the ridge in winter.

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ViewRanger Skyline – first look


ViewRanger is a digital navigation app for smartphones and tablets. It’s been around for years, and is one of the most mature solutions of its kind, but recently they launched a new augmented-reality feature – Skyline. Here are my first impressions of this potentially very useful new feature.

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The late 2016 site refresh


You may have noticed a few minor changes around here today. I’ve taken steps to improve usability and help readers find what they’re looking for.

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The Fujinon XF35mm f/2 review


The Fujinon XF35mm f/2 is a fast normal prime lens for Fujifilm X-Series cameras. I’ve been using it for the last three months, and it has quickly established itself as my favourite lens. Here is my review.

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New outdoor articles available to read now


I’ve been busy writing several pieces for UKHillwalking over the last couple of weeks. Here’s a quick round-up of some of my recent work, free to read online.

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