FionaOutdoors Blog

Most of the seasons in one day on Drumochter Munros 0

Most of the seasons in one day on Drumochter Munros

The day started with pouring rain, then headed through snow, low cloud and mist – before finally turning into a gorgeous, sunny afternoon. It was warm, then cold, then freezing, then cooler and then...

Adventure on the island of Jersey 2

Adventure on the island of Jersey

Yes, yes, Scotland will always be my number one country for adventure. But sometimes it’s good to head off overseas to discover what other places have to offer. While I would never have imagined...

Stunning ski touring in the Cairngorms 0

Stunning ski touring in the Cairngorms

The G-Force and FionaOutdoors on their first ski touring adventure I had never tried ski touring before. I’d imagined it to be a duller version of downhill skiing, and certainly nowhere near as thrilling...

Surf paddle for charity 0

Surf paddle for charity

Paddle surfing is great fun for all ages and this event, being run by Belhaven Surf Club in East Lothian, aims to raise a whole lot of cash for charity, too. So what are...

Talking, walking and talking in Aviemore 0

Talking, walking and talking in Aviemore

So while many parts of Scotland – and indeed my house in Glasgow – were drenched in rain on Saturday I spent the day in Aviemore walking in “mostly” sunshine during a weekend of...

New ashtanga yoga class in Bearsden 0

New ashtanga yoga class in Bearsden

I used to think that yoga was a flimsy sport. I imagined it was an excuse for doing exercise. But once I discovered ashtanga style yoga all my ill-conceived notions disappeared. This is an...

Scotland’s new off-road half-marathon run 0

Scotland’s new off-road half-marathon run

The world famous mountain bike trails of Nevis Range, near Fort William, are set to be the focus of a new off-road running event this May. The Outdoor Capital Trail Half Marathon and 5k...