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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

Kintail walk: Corbett Sgùrr Mhic Bharraich & Fiona Biod an Fhithich

How To organise a large wheeled suitcase for a month-long trip

Seb Batchelor and Katie Wilson win Lairig Ghru Hill Race 2024

Ewan Brown sets new Highland Cross record and Cat Graves retains female title

Walks on the Outer Hebrides – and other gems

The Postie’s Path walk on Harris, Outer Hebrides

Book review: Running Challenges: 100 of the best runs across Great Britain

Planning the perfect walking holiday in Albania

Donnie Campbell reclaims Badger Divide North to South record

Planning the perfect walking holiday in Greece

Rainy day retreat: Fun activities to enjoy at the hotel when the weather turns bad

Ross Creber and Eilidh Prise set new Celtman! records

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Women Outdoors

Kintail walk: Corbett Sgùrr Mhic Bharraich & Fiona Biod an Fhithich

Boost your trail endurance with natural supplements

Review: Rab MUON women’s ND 50 pack

Isle of arran Corbetts: Cir Mhòr and Beinn Tarsuinn

Ultra runner Sophie Power sets new 350-mile north-to-south Ireland record

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

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Run

Seb Batchelor and Katie Wilson win Lairig Ghru Hill Race 2024

Review: Artilect W-Exposure Long Sleeve Top

Ewan Brown sets new Highland Cross record and Cat Graves retains female title

Book review: Running Challenges: 100 of the best runs across Great Britain

Essential tips for students who want to start running

Review: Montane Women’s Minimus Lite Waterproof Jacket 

Chris Cope wins Montane Summer Spine 2024

Ross Creber and Eilidh Prise set new Celtman! records

Recovering from a long-distance run: 5 effective strategies

Pawel Cymbalista reclaims Ben Nevis record

Ultra runner Ian Stewart completes Martin Moran Round PLUS 

New records in 2024 Montane Summer Spine Sprint and Challenger races

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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

Kintail walk: Corbett Sgùrr Mhic Bharraich & Fiona Biod an Fhithich

Review: Artilect W-Exposure Long Sleeve Top

Review: New INOV8 Roclite Mid GTX boot

Munro bagging – and other attractions nearby

Walks on the Outer Hebrides – and other gems

The Postie’s Path walk on Harris, Outer Hebrides

How physical hobbies can help with mental health issues

Must-do hikes in the north of Scotland

Review: Montane Women’s Minimus Lite Waterproof Jacket 

Pawel Cymbalista reclaims Ben Nevis record

Review: Rab MUON women’s ND 50 pack

17 things I have learned when walking in claggy mountains

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Bike

Review: Artilect W-Exposure Long Sleeve Top

Ewan Brown sets new Highland Cross record and Cat Graves retains female title

Donnie Campbell reclaims Badger Divide North to South record

Ross Creber and Eilidh Prise set new Celtman! records

Great ideas: Explore the Lake District by e-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

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Kit

Review: Artilect W-Exposure Long Sleeve Top

Review: New INOV8 Roclite Mid GTX boot

Book review: Running Challenges: 100 of the best runs across Great Britain

The benefits of adding a gazebo kit to your outdoor living space

Review: Montane Women’s Minimus Lite Waterproof Jacket 

BAM products: Bid to make bamboo more sustainable

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

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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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