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How to choose the best head torch for running

It’s the time of year when runners need a headtorch if they plan to go […]

Review: COMPRESSPORT Thunderstorm waterproof 25/75 jacket

A new waterproof running jacket has been launched by the brand COMPRESSPORT. The Thunderstorm waterproof […]

Henry’s Avalanche Talk: Webinars and 2023 UK tour

Henry’s Avalanche Talk (HAT), the organisation that helps off-piste skiers with essential training and advice, […]

Corbett bagging: Beinn Odhar Bheag and Beinn Mhic Cedidh

Located near Glenfinnan and on the western side of Loch Shiel, the Corbetts Beinn Odhar […]

Anne Butler is first known female to bag a second Full House of mountains

Have you heard of a Full House? In summit bagging circles, this achievement extends to […]

Corbett bagging: Bike and hike of Stob an Aonaich Mhòir

Although quite remote, the Corbett Stob an Aonaich Mhòir offers a fairly easy outing if […]

Steven’s 10 Loch Ness Marathons in 10 days charity challenge

This year will be Inverness runner Steven Burnside’s 10th Loch Ness Marathon. However, the week […]

Review: Berghaus Embira running and walking skort

If you follow this blog and my social media, you’ll know I am a big […]

Review: Shokz OpenFit wireless ear buds

I have been testing Shokz’s new open-ear design, wireless earbuds called OpenFit. The earbuds connect […]

Couple’s final push to finish Munros in their 70s

It took Joyce and Bill Paul more than five decades to complete a round of […]

Gore-Tex Gear Tour 2023 – care and repair your kit

The GORE-TEX Gear Tour 2023 comes to the Scottish Highlands calling at Ellis Brigham Aviemore […]

Run-hike of Stac Pollaidh, Assynt

Sta Pollaidh is an iconic mountain in the Assynt area of Sutherland, Scotland. Although relatively […]