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Mountain scare ends in helicopter rescue 0

Mountain scare ends in helicopter rescue

My most recent Munro bagging hike ended just two hours into the outing – when the G-Force and I were helicoptered off an avalanche prone snowfield by a Mountain Rescue Team. The situation was...

Why it’s not going so swimmingly 0

Why it’s not going so swimmingly

Little Miss Outdoors will thank me in the long-term. I’m sure of it! Every week from the age of 4 to 9 I insisted that she attended “proper” swimming lessons. She couldn’t see the...

And finally there is light… 0

And finally there is light…

Something great happened during my usual Monday evening run (while Little Miss Outdoors goes to a French class) – it remained light for the entire outing. While this new occurence (for 2010) has obviously...

Gold in them there Munros? 0

Gold in them there Munros?

Oh, oh.. here’s another great reason become a Munro bagging addict… or even just a Munro bagger. For a gold mining company is bidding to restart an old mine beneath Ben Lui, in the...

Speed running in the sleet 0

Speed running in the sleet

While 20 or so of our fellow Glasgow Tri Club athletes headed out to the warmer climes of Club La Santa on Lanzarote today, eight of those left behind in Scotland braved a chilly...

Speed running in the sleet 0

Speed running in the sleet

While 20 or so of our fellow Glasgow Tri Club athletes headed out to the warmer climes of Club La Santa on Lanzarote today, eight of those left behind in Scotland braved a chilly...