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Alex Roddie

'A young and excellent outdoor writer' —Cameron McNeish

'Alex's role is to make the words come out good' —Jenny Tough

Stories and photographs from the mountains. I write books and magazine articles, and edit Sidetracked magazine.

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Ten years ago: winter climbing in Glen Coe with the equipment of the pioneers

A decade ago was my final climb using the 19th-century mountaineering equipment I used during my Glen Coe years.

Ten years ago: winter climbing in Glen Coe with the equipment of the pioneers
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What I've been reading lately: the Dartmoor Debacle, putting the photo first, smartphone navigation, and the problem with AI

A mixture of topics this time, from recent controversies in the outdoors world to the impact of AI on the creative fields (oh, and the crappification of consumer goods).

What I've been reading lately: the Dartmoor Debacle, putting the photo first, smartphone navigation, and the problem with AI
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Lincolnshire gothic: a walk through the Croftmarsh

I've long felt that there is a distinct eeriness to the landscape of Lincolnshire, but it took me a while to put my finger on it.

Lincolnshire gothic: a walk through the Croftmarsh

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