Category: Walking

Video: Girls only navigation course in Glenshee 0

Video: Girls only navigation course in Glenshee

Pictures can say so much and this short video of the Women-only Hill Walking Navigation course with Glentrek certainly does this in buckets. We had a lot of fun, we learnt a huge amount...

Kit review: Berghaus Women’s Paclite 2 jacket 2

Kit review: Berghaus Women’s Paclite 2 jacket

I can remember my first walking jacket. It was dark green, in a size: Men’s One Size Sort of Fits All, had a flappy hood, over-long arms and kind of draped around my body....

Fun and learning in Scotland’s great outdoors 2

Fun and learning in Scotland’s great outdoors

I achieved a host of fabulous things on Saturday. * I walked in the Scottish hills in glorious sunshine (while my home was apparently drenched in rain.) * I bagged the Munro, Carn a...

Hey girls, don’t you want to have fun in the outdoors? 4

Hey girls, don’t you want to have fun in the outdoors?

A few of us outdoorsy women were chatting on Twitter and Facebook about the distinct lack of women in the outdoors. I’ve blogged about this before. I’ve even taken to counting the number of...

Kit-review: A greener kind of walking boot 0

Kit-review: A greener kind of walking boot

Over recent years there appears to be something of a growing trend for walking. From staycationing families to Munro baggers, the stats and anecdotal evidence seem to point to greater numbers of people getting...

Wild camping and Munro bagging in Knoydart 8

Wild camping and Munro bagging in Knoydart

The road end, before the walk into Knoydart, and into an area that many claim to be the last true wilderness region of Scotland, is suitably abrupt. Indeed, the road at Kinloch Hourn, in...

A turn on BBC Radio Scotland! 0

A turn on BBC Radio Scotland!

The typical mid-life crisis is now happening earlier… to people aged aged 35 to 45. That’s what a new piece of research has suggested. So Fred Macaulay decided to give the topic some consideration...

Guest blog: Scenic Arrochar walk 0

Guest blog: Scenic Arrochar walk

My now regular guest blogger Romy Beard headed to Arrochar for a day of hillwalking. Romy is originally from Luxembourg and although she’s been living in Scotland on and off for 10 years she is making...