FionaOutdoors Blog

Kit review: Keen Hoodoo Mid boots 1

Kit review: Keen Hoodoo Mid boots

We had tons of snow here in Scotland. Then came the big thaw. But just as the thaw was taking place, the temperatures suddenly dropped and now our outside world has turned into one...

Guest blogger: An extraordinary runner 2

Guest blogger: An extraordinary runner

My guest blogger is 28-year-old Mark Cooper, from Edinburgh. He used to smoke and drink a lot.  Then in 2007, in his mid 20s, he suddenly realised he was out of shape and unfit. So...

Kit review: New multi scarf Ruffnek 2

Kit review: New multi scarf Ruffnek

Buffs, ruffs, neckies, multi-scarf, hat/scarf thingies. Call them what you will. The simple yet versatile tube of soft fabric that multi tasks so brilliantly should be celebrated! In particular, this simple yet versatile item...

More fun running in the snow 4

More fun running in the snow

I remember the same happening to me last winter. Running in the snow makes me smile. A lot! I’ve no idea why. Perhaps it’s simply a different challenge. Or maybe it’s the bright blue...