Why not venture out for a bit of winter hillwalking this year? If you’ve always been a fair-weather hiker you’re missing out on new skills, quieter trails and the perfect justification for a big dinner at the end of the day! Keeping warm is a must so visit us at countryside.co.uk and have a gander at the new season’s range of down insulated clothing from Mountain Equipment. Mountain Equipment has a Down Codex scheme which they developed to manage and reduce risk in their down supply chain. It ensures animal welfare and quality are at the heart of each and every down product they make. All Mountain Equipment down is 100% traceable, making theirs an industry-leading standard offering a sustainable choice as well as a practical one for wilder adventures.