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What I’ve been reading this week, 22 March 2019

Alex Roddie
Alex Roddie
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The High Sierra Trail, raptor persecution, Glen Etive hydro scheme, and misplaced modifiers.

Outdoors

Hiking The PCT, Week 24, Northbound to Mile 2,660 – Wayne and Danielle’s final stage of the Pacific Crest Trail.

Ten Lightweight Packs for Long-Distance Walking – Chris Townsend takes a look at ten packs worth considering for big walks.

The Cape Wrath Trail: my next adventure – best of luck to Andy for his CWT next month.

Sky-high trekking: taking on California’s High Sierra Trail – a great piece from Carey Davies on a journey through the High Sierra.

A great winter of photography workshops – fantastic images here from James.

Polar Expeditions and Writing with Ash Routen – Emily Woodhouse interviews Ash Routen. This is a great interview on polar expeditions and outdoor writing.

Environment

Seven in 10 hen harriers in UK study likely illegally killed – this is a national disgrace.

The impact on the Glen Etive hydro schemes on landscape and wild land – “There is no getting away from the concrete and boulders.”

Danish billionaires plan to rewild large swath of Scottish Highlands – some good news.

Writing, editing and publishing

Oh My! Misplaced Modifiers – a great introduction to misplaced modifiers. I see a lot of these in my daily work.

Let us now praise editors – “They may be invisible and their art unsung. But in the age of blogging, editors are needed more than ever.”

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Alex Roddie

Happiest on a mountain. Writer, story-wrangler, digital and film photographer. Editor of Sidetracked magazine (I make the words come out good).

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