Category Archives: Motivation

DISCOVERING KNOYDART: SCOTLAND’S LAST TRUE WILDERNESS

  Knoydart is a very special place. A peninsula on the west coast of Scotland accessed only by boat, it has all the feelings of a remote Scottish island. Staying in the village of Inverie, I went there recently to

BRUSHING UP ON NAVIGATION SKILLS WITH A VIEW TO GOING SOLO

  Since I started hillwalking again recently, my enthusiasm for the mountains has really come back and I am looking forward to getting into the hills again. Although I normally go walking with other people I have a bit of

HILLWALKING, AND SOME OF THE DIFFICULTIES I ENCOUNTER

  Background As you ┬ámay know by now, I am very attached to the Scottish Mountains and love walking in them. It does, of course bring its own set of challenges for me. UK Hillwalking magazine kindly agreed to publish