Ayrshire Coastal Path

Ayrshire Coastal Path

Running between Glenapp and Skelmorlie, the Ayrshire Coastal Path allows you to explore one of the finest panoramic coastlines in Scotland.

Arran Coastal Way

Arran Coastal Way

On top of beautiful landscapes, the Arran Coastal Way journeys through twelve lovely coastal villages. Here is everything you need to know about this trail.

The end of St Cuthbert's Way

St Cuthbert’s Way

St Cuthberts is one of Scotland’s Great trails and one of the most beautiful pilgrimages in the UK. Here is everything you need to know about the walk.

Annan Bridge on the Annandale Way

The Annandale Way

The Annandale Way is a relatively new long-distance trail that begins high above the source of the River Annan in Scotland and ends in the town of Moffat.

hiking trails in scotland

Walking Trails in Scotland

There’s something about long-distance hikes that feels very soothing. Walking for days on end and not worrying about anything other than getting from one place to the next has a very simple, relaxing charm, and hiking enthusiasts know all about how energizing it can be. If you decide to visit one of the countries with …

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west highland way packiling list

Packing List West Highland Way

Hiking along the West Highland Way is a truly incredible way to see some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery. A crucial part of setting yourself up for an enjoyable (and successful) West Highland Way backpacking trip is making clever choices about what to pack. Obviously, the heavier your backpack is, the harder and less enjoyable …

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Klean Kanteen on a backpack

Yeti vs Klean Kanteen

If you need a high-quality reusable water bottle but are not sure which one to get, this Yeti vs Klean Kanteen comparison will be of great help.

Fife Coastal Path

Fife Coastal Path

After spending a few cold months cooped up inside, I was dying to get out and explore more of Scotland. I was looking for a trail that’s scenic, well-signposted, close to home, not too busy, and with plenty of camping options and services. The Fife Coastal Path ticked all the boxes. While it’s not as …

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Speyside Way

Speyside Way

The region of Speyside is famous for its beautiful fishing spots and the high density of whisky distilleries in the area. But it’s also a top-notch destination for a walking holiday. Ever since I read an article about the Speyside Way, its beautiful landscape, traditional pubs, and rich culture and history, it had been on …

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Green Hydro Flask on a stone

Swig Savvy vs Hydro Flask

Combining the best features of steel thermoses and sports flasks, insulated bottles are a tremendously versatile, practical, and eco-friendly option for both everyday life and backcountry escapades. Take yours on a wintertime trekking trip or to the beach, or even to the office – and it will be a fantastic companion that will allow you …

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Hiker holding a Thermos bottle

Hydro Flask vs Thermos

Whether you just like to stay hydrated or you’re always on the go, having an insulated, stainless steel bottle provides you with an easy way to keep your drinks cold and keep track of your water intake. These kinds of bottles are now more popular than ever, and lots of people are choosing insulated steel …

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CamelBak vs Hydro Flask

The days of simple, plastic water bottles are long gone – the quality of insulated, stainless steel bottles has taken a big step forward and the market for these products has exploded in recent years. This type of well-designed, BPA-free drinkware is the new norm, and dozens of brands are racing to make the best …

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Ozark Trail vs Hydro Flask

During the last decade, reusable water bottles have seen an immense rise in popularity. Not only are these products much more eco-friendly than their plastic-made counterparts, but they’re also far more functional and practical – featuring double-walled insulation, they’re capable of keeping hot drinks hot and cold drinks cold for hours on end.  And when …

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Hydro Flask in a forest environment

Nalgene vs Hydro Flask

There is no need for me to tell you the value in staying hydrated. But if you need suggestions on which reusable water bottle to buy, that is something I can help you with. Chances are you are wondering whether you should get a plastic or stainless steel bottle. The short answer is: it depends …

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Hydro Flask vs Takeya

If you want to ditch plastic water bottles, or you just want a bottle that offers great thermoregulation, you’ve probably been browsing the hallowed aisles of vacuum-insulated stainless steel mugs, tumblers, and bottles. And I’m sure you’ve already stumbled upon these two super popular brands. Takeya has made a name itself by crafting inexpensive but …

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Hydro Flask vs Iron Flask

Those in love with the outdoors know everything about the importance of frequent hydration. If you’re going on a backcountry exploration trip, you simply have to bring a good water bottle with you. And what better choice but a stainless steel bottle with insulation properties?  Besides the fact that these kinds of bottles are incredibly …

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Hydro Flask insulated bottle

Hydro Flask vs Simple Modern

Nature lovers and backcountry explorers have been using reusable bottles ever since the 1950s. However, in the last few decades, many outdoor enthusiasts have stopped using plastic water bottles and decided to use stainless steel ones instead.  While these double-walled, vacuum-insulated flasks certainly cost more than their simple plastic cousins, they’re definitely well worth the …

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Yellow Hydro Flask bottle

Hydro Flask vs Fifty/Fifty

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast and love to explore the backcountry, you know everything about the importance of hydration. You also know that easy access to water is something you simply can’t count on when you’re deep in the wilderness. And that’s precisely where stainless steel water bottles come in.  Durable, easy to use, and …

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Hydro Flask bottles

Hydro Flask vs Swell

If you are in the market for a new reusable water bottle, chances are you have seen these two brands. Hydro Flask and Swell are high-quality brands that stand out among the crowd due to their stylish looks. Although both bottles offer excellent temperature retention, design, and high-quality materials, and cost almost exactly the same, …

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View from a tent cot

Best Tent Cot

Rare are the things that are as romantic and calming as sleeping under the stars. However, doing something like that exposes the camper to all kinds of weather conditions, as well as to insects and other critters. This is especially true when it comes to sleeping on the ground – not only will you have …

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Hydro Flask lies on yellow leaves

Hydro Flask Alternatives

The Hydro Flask gives outdoor enthusiasts the ability to drink cool water anywhere. My Hydro Flask bottle made many of my hiking adventures more enjoyable. But Hydro Flask has become so much more than an outdoor brand. This colorful, stainless-steel bottle is now a fashion statement just as much as it is a piece of …

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