Category: Walking

New navigation course for girls only 1

New navigation course for girls only

Again, evidence of more people keen to get out – and safely – in Scotland’s great outdoors. And another nod to a trend I have written about before. The latest outdoors course to be...

And then the sun came out… 0

And then the sun came out…

How remarkably different was Sunday’s walking compared to Saturday’s. With only one Munro top to summit to bag we took a more leisurely approach to the day. We were also gratified to find that...

Munro mystery solved 0

Munro mystery solved

If you has asked me a year ago to define a Munro bagger I might have suggested they were a little mad and most likely obsessive. Bagging a round of theses Scottish mountains over...

Second isle of the week – Arran 0

Second isle of the week – Arran

Back home from the Isle of Jersey I headed straight from the plane (thanks Flybe for your superb punctuality arriving in Edinburgh) to Ardrossan for the Arran ferry, picking up Little Miss Outdoors en...

11 Munros in 1 weekend 1

11 Munros in 1 weekend

PIc: The Cairnwell. At 933mthis is one of the easiestof the 283 Munros. As one of my friends commented after I told him about my recent epic Munro bagging weekend: “That is so typical...

To Conic Hill again 0

To Conic Hill again

Conic Hill at Balmaha appears to have become a family favourite. It’s a place where we have often taken visiting friends. At 361 metres the hill is not too hard a climb but it...

Pull of the Munro Bagging Bug 0

Pull of the Munro Bagging Bug

So now I can see why so many people are Munro bagging addicts. I have always loved the Scottish mountains and almost everything else that goes with our great outdoors but until this weekend...

Pull of the Munro Bagging Bug 1

Pull of the Munro Bagging Bug

So now I can see why so many people are Munro bagging addicts. I have always loved the Scottish mountains and almost everything else that goes with our great outdoors but until this weekend...