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Discover. Explore. Outdoors.

Are you keen to explore Scotland? Fiona Outdoors is your independent guide to getting out into the amazing natural environment of this small but highly accessible country. Whether you are new to the outdoors or already a keen outdoors enthusiast, this website offers a wealth of inspiration, advice and tips for adventures of all kinds, including walking, running, cycling, kayaking, swimming, skiing and travel.

Adventure & Travel

3 GB Ultras wins in a row for Scott Brown

Isle of arran Corbetts: Cir Mhòr and Beinn Tarsuinn

Explore hidden treasures with South Ayrshire snorkel trail

Review: Vango Alpha 300 tent 

Romantic getaways in Florida: Perfect spots for couples

Sunny Corbetts and a claggy Graham on the Isle of Arran

Tips for choosing a cruise with your partner

Why Europe is the perfect holiday destination

Jack Wright and Cat Graves win Jura Fell Race 2024

World’s best marinas – and where to find the cheapest meals   

Corbett bagging: Meallan Liath Coire Mhic Dhughaill

Runner aims for record JOGLE3Peaks – and raises funds for Keep Me Breathing

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Women Outdoors

Review: Rab MUON women’s ND 50 pack

Isle of arran Corbetts: Cir Mhòr and Beinn Tarsuinn

Fiona bagging: Càrn Salachaidh, near Ardgay

Runner Imo Boddy sets new UK’s Three Peaks Challenge record

Walker Lorraine McCall tackles toughest Scottish mountains challenge yet

Jasmin Paris: ‘I wasn’t quite prepared for the scale of media interest’

Cycle Aviemore to Inverness

Anna Wells is first female to complete Winter Munro Round

Great walking trail: Loch Ordie and Deuchary Hill, Dunkeld

Easy Corbett in Perthshire: Meall nam Maigheach

Women leading the way at Mountaineering Scotland

Girls on Hills wins major UK award

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Run

3 GB Ultras wins in a row for Scott Brown

Cat Graves retains female title in Trottenish Ridge Race

Jack Wright and Cat Graves win Jura Fell Race 2024

Scottish athletes on their way to Paris Olympics 2024

Runner Imo Boddy sets new UK’s Three Peaks Challenge record

Runner aims for record JOGLE3Peaks – and raises funds for Keep Me Breathing

Gamekeeper turned runner to take on Cape Wrath Ultra 2024

Torridon Mammoth revisited by Arron and Ella

Jasmin Paris: ‘I wasn’t quite prepared for the scale of media interest’

New ‘Near Miss’ report initiative by Mountaineering Scotland and BMC

Bruce’s Crown Race returns to Galloway Hills, southern Scotland

Strategies for making a meaningful impact in life

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Who is Fiona Outdoors?

Fiona Outdoors is created by Fiona Russell, a well-respected journalist. Fiona has explored many areas of Scotland – and further afield –  and enjoys walking, running, cycling, kayaking, skiing and swimming. She writes about these adventures and also loves to write about the stories of other people who enjoy spending time in the great outdoors.

 

Walk

Review: Rab MUON women’s ND 50 pack

17 things I have learned when walking in claggy mountains

Isle of arran Corbetts: Cir Mhòr and Beinn Tarsuinn

Review: Lowe Alpine Women’s AirZone Ultra ND26L Hiking Pack

Sunny Corbetts and a claggy Graham on the Isle of Arran

Corbett bagging: Meallan Liath Coire Mhic Dhughaill

Fiona bagging: Càrn Salachaidh, near Ardgay

Lagganlia: A great destination for a weekend break with friends

Walker Lorraine McCall tackles toughest Scottish mountains challenge yet

Corbett bagging: An Sìdhean

Torridon Mammoth revisited by Arron and Ella

Corbett bagging: Bike and hike of Streap, Glenfinnan

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Bike

Lagganlia: A great destination for a weekend break with friends

The Hebridean Way cycle route: A comprehensive guide

Corbett bagging: Bike and hike of Streap, Glenfinnan

Cycling on the Black Isle

Cycle Aviemore to Inverness

Discovering nature with e-bikes

Adventure Show reveals new presenters Calum Maclean and Marie Meldrum

New event to Light Up The Trails at Glentress Forest

Review: New DexShell Trail Running Socks

Review: Proviz REFLECT360 Waterproof Cycling Trousers

Review: Rab Cinder Kinetic cycling waterproof jacket and Cinder Cargo Bib Shorts

Corbett bagging: Bike and hike of Stob an Aonaich Mhòir

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Kit

Review: Rab MUON women’s ND 50 pack

Review: Lowe Alpine Women’s AirZone Ultra ND26L Hiking Pack

Review: Vango Alpha 300 tent 

Sizzling beach fashion trends to rock this summer

Scottish athletes on their way to Paris Olympics 2024

Review: Gregory Alpaca gear organisers

Review: Outwell Constellation Duvet Lux Double

Review: Salewa Ortles Light Mid PowerTex (PTX) boots

Review: Energy Bytes, gummies with caffeine

Review: New ‘traceable activewear’ collection from BAM

Review: Berghaus 3D Freeflow 30+5L daysack

Montane’s Red Nose Day fundraiser

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Active Menopause

All women will face menopause at some stage. For most, this means the start of peri-menopause in your 40s and menopause from around late 40s to mid-50s on average. In Active Menopause, we address some of the many physical and mental issues of menopause and look at ways to stay fit and active.

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