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Winter Munros wonderland – Part 2 0

Winter Munros wonderland – Part 2

Yet more glorious hiking and climbing in Scotland’s amazing winter wonderland this weekend. I think perhaps I have struck it lucky and embarked on my first experiences of winter walking during a year of...

Winter Munros wonderland – Part 2 0

Winter Munros wonderland – Part 2

Yet more glorious hiking and climbing in Scotland’s amazing winter wonderland this weekend. I think perhaps I have struck it lucky and embarked on my first experiences of winter walking during a year of...

Running on ice – the solution 0

Running on ice – the solution

Thanks to fellow runner Superfit Dave, I may now have the answer to how to run on the ice and snow. First, Superfit suggested that I use orienteering shoes with spikes. These are like...

Running on ice – the solution 2

Running on ice – the solution

Thanks to fellow runner Superfit Dave, I may now have the answer to how to run on the ice and snow. First, Superfit suggested that I use orienteering shoes with spikes. These are like...

Running out of places to run 0

Running out of places to run

The snow is beautiful and I’ve loved the sledging and the gorgeous views. For the first couple of days I also enjoyed the fun of running ankle deep in the white stuff. But then...

Running out of places to run 1

Running out of places to run

The snow is beautiful and I’ve loved the sledging and the gorgeous views. For the first couple of days I also enjoyed the fun of running ankle deep in the white stuff. But then...

Winter Munros wonderland 0

Winter Munros wonderland

I’m not at all great in the cold. My hands and feet freeze up even when I’m sitting indoors so I had never imagined that I’d a) be able to cope b) enjoy myself...

Winter Munros wonderland 0

Winter Munros wonderland

I’m not at all great in the cold. My hands and feet freeze up even when I’m sitting indoors so I had never imagined that I’d a) be able to cope b) enjoy myself...

The sledging workout 0

The sledging workout

Sore thigh muscles, abs, glutes and shoulders this morning just go to show the exercise potential of a couple of hours spent sledging with the kids. It’s also hard to beat this snowtime workout...

The sledging workout 1

The sledging workout

Sore thigh muscles, abs, glutes and shoulders this morning just go to show the exercise potential of a couple of hours spent sledging with the kids. It’s also hard to beat this snowtime workout...