FionaOutdoors Blog

Get yourself a goal 0

Get yourself a goal

This weekend was an unexpected joy with bright blue skies and almost warm conditions. The G-Force and I took advantage of a gorgeous afternoon on Saturday for a  fast spin on our bikes around...

Student climber Anna defends national title 0

Student climber Anna defends national title

Here’s an article I wrote for the P&J about Aberdeen student Anna Wells who is making her bid to be champion for the second year in a row in the Scottish Dry Tooling Series....

Awesome “sistahs” go rope walking in the Alps 0

Awesome “sistahs” go rope walking in the Alps

Send it sistah ! from sébastien montaz-rosset on Vimeo. After blogging about Girls and the great outdoors last week I was sent a link to this awesome film. Entitled “Send it Sistah”, this film...

Nephlet Outdoors in the Cairngorms 2

Nephlet Outdoors in the Cairngorms

This lovely pic of him was snapped by Little Bruv. (Looks like Rothiemurchus to me.) Maybe all my outdoors talk has rubbed off on Little Bruv? Or maybe Little Bruv and Sis-in-Law (her of...

Winter fitness: Why it’s good to be outdoors 0

Winter fitness: Why it’s good to be outdoors

Suddenly it feels colder outside. Yesterday it was properly wintry. Wind, cold fingers (even in the house) and nasty downpours. As one Tri pal said: “It just makes you want to curl up and hibernate.”...