Category Archives: OUTDOORS

KNOYDART, FLAGS AND FRIENDSHIP.

Anybody who is familiar with my website and blog will know that I have a special place in my heart for Knoydart. Described by many as “the last true wilderness of Scotland” Knoydart got into my system like nowhere else

ACCESSING THE OUTDOORS MADE EASIER

How Having a Gravel Bike Has Opened Up Outdoor Access

THE JOYS OF A TREE TENT

 

REVIEWING THE FORCE TEN MTN 2 TENT: MY EXPERIENCE OF THIS FANTASTIC TENT

Background I’m extremely grateful indeed for the ongoing support of Vango. The Force Ten MTN 2 tent is a fantastic mountain tent I am really delighted to review for Vango.   For a disabled person like myself it is really important to

MOTIVATION FOR THE MOUNTAINS DOESN’T GET MUCH BETTER THAN THIS

Motivation and inspiration doesn’t get much higher than on a snowy Scottish mountain below a clear blue sky. On a picture postcard day myself and a friend set out to climb two mountains in Glenshee and what a day it

WINTER WALKING AND THE EXTRA DIFFICULTIES THAT THE SNOW CAN BRING

The Beauty of Winter My motivation and inspiration to be in the Scottish mountains has gone through the roof recently. Winter had seemingly arrived when driving up the A9 recently there was a covering of snow right down the roadside.

SCOTTISH MOUNTAIN WALKING AND THE SHORT DAYS OF AUTUMN

The Great Glen Hostel just south of Invergary provided the location of the Walk Highland Autumn meet. I, along with around 30 others, attended for a two night stay. Taking over the hostel for the weekend, a fun time was

DISABLED PEOPLE DESERVE BETTER ACCESS TO THE OUTDOORS

Having access to the outdoors is sometimes taken for gtranted.  However for disabled people finding oppotunities to spend time in the wilderness can be more difficult. I was lucky enought to writte this article for Mountaineering Sotland Magazine and share

EXPERIENCING THE WONDERS OF CAIRNGORM USING THE FUNICULAR RAILWAY.

Cairngorm Mountain is home to Scotland’s only Funicular Railway. Opened in 2001 the line takes thousands of visitors up and down Cairngorm Mountain to the highest cafe in the UK, the Ptarmigan Restaurant, which sits at over 3,500ft about sea