memorable ski runs

White knuckle rides: 8 memorable ski runs

Some like to hurtle, screaming, down a black mogul field; others prefer skidding down a frozen waterfall into a deserted powder bowl. Kate Green asks dedicated skiers about their most…

rough shooting tips

Top tips for a great day rough shooting

The camaraderie, unpredictability and relaxed atmosphere of a day’s rough (or walked-up) shooting can make a refreshing change. Here are our tips for a great day.

how to be a better shot

How to be a better shot

Many people in the shooting field this season will close one eye as they take aim. This is madness, says a man on a crusade to change the habit of…

stile guide

Country crossings: a stile guide

Steven Desmond climbs back through history to uncover the origins of the stile and understand why these charming country crossings are no longer such a common feature of our landscape.