Category: Walking

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...

Daring 2b different 0

Daring 2b different

One minute the sun is out, the next it’s hidden behind a cloud. Five minutes later I feel spots of rain and then nothing but a cool breeze. If you spend any time in...

Walking and talking 0

Walking and talking

For 17 years a group of friends has met at different locations throughout the UK for an annual walking weekend. While a couple of people have been to every event, some have missed just...

Munro-tastic 1

Munro-tastic

So while Asda were being useless I escaped the domestic nightmare and headed off for a tranquil night in the Angus Glens. I was being hosted by the Angus Glens Walking Festival (takes place...

Nick Crane Takes A Great Scottish Journey 0

Nick Crane Takes A Great Scottish Journey

Nick Crane is in wilderness heaven. Tramping across boggy moorland and harsh mountains in the Highlands, en route from Dundonnell to Loch Maree, the renowned geographer may be ankle-deep in mud and battling rain...

Go girls outdoors 0

Go girls outdoors

I’d forgotten about this article that I recently wrote for the shiny new-ish magazine Scotland Outdoors. It highlights the rise in the number of women-only outdoors courses. While most women still love to spend...