Friday Detours: 6th March 2020

The coolest stuff we’ve spotted this week includes great ideas for winter adventures and Scottish bothy weekends, awesome outdoor photography and an epic tale of ultrarunning in the frozen Arctic.

6th March 2020 | Words by Matt Jones @ WildBounds HQ

#1 Scotland's best bothy adventures
Take the weekend to explore the Scottish Highlands or islands and spend an unforgettable night in a remote bothy with these five great walks by Geoff Allan, from the Guardian.

#2 Life as an adventure photographer
It’s gotta be one of the world’s coolest jobs, right? Renowned US adventure photographer Corey Rich shoots for clients from The North Face to National Geographic. He shares the secrets of his success with CBC.

#3 How to take epic night sky shots
Ever wondered how people get those amazing starry sky panoramas on Insta? Like many things in life, it’s all about being in the right place at the right time. Let Outside mag tell you how it’s done.

#4 Ultra-running the Arctic
Sidetracked’s Field Journal never fails to inspire us. The latest piece, on champion ultrarunner Pau Capell’s 250km Arctic run is a case in point. Why did he do it? Because of the threat that climate change poses to this beautiful, fragile environment. Read more.

#5 Make the most of the British winter
It hasn’t been a classic winter season, though people have still managed some pretty spectacular powder days in the Brecon Beacons and the Cairngorms. TGO mag is urging us to get out there before the spring thaw.

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