IN HIS STRIDE

Daniel Gra­ham, editorial as­sis­tant

Countryfile Magazine - - Highlights In The Country -

I grabbed my boots and pulled them over cold toes, gaz­ing into the vast, emerald gul­let of Glen Tilt as I teth­ered my laces. Rain had fallen through the night, draw­ing the earthy scent of peat and moss into the air, and to the east, not far from our tent, a herd of red deer grazed. This was my third boot test since join­ing the team, and I hoped not the last – there is lit­tle more re­ward­ing than com­fort­able feet and moun­tains ahead (May 2017, is­sue 124).

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