Elated to be out in such amazing conditions.
Hillwalking

A classic winters day on the Tarmachan Ridge

Another sunny day, another winter adventure in the mountains of Scotland. This time we were heading for the Tarmachan Ridge. After doing three walks in four days the previous week in fantastic winter conditions…

Hillwalking

Glen Coe’s Lost Valley winter traversal

Arriving at the large car park overlooking the Three Sisters in Glen Coe, the rain that had been threatening to fall all morning finally burst through the clouds. Looking up to the Lost Valley, all we could see was clag…

A perfect spot for a break overlooking the reservoir with the Fintry Hills behind it.
Mountain biking

Carron Valley circular from Stirling

The weather was so good yesterday that I just had to get outside. I still have an injury in my achilles tendon though so hillwalking was off the cards. Carron Valley on the mountain bike seemed like the answer then…

Kayaking

Exploring Loch Ard by kayak

The plan was to take our new kayaks out on Loch Lomond to visit Inchcailloch island for our first trip in them together. When we arrived at Balmaha though the water was looking pretty choppy, too choppy for a couple of amateur kayakers…

Hillwalking Camping

Wild camping in wild winds up Ben Ledi

Having done my first wild camp in six months a few days ago up Beinn Trilleachan in Glen Etive, I feel like I have the bug again. So much so, that I couldn't even wait a whole week before going again…

Hillwalking Camping

Summit camping on Beinn Trilleachan

With just three weeks to go before our West Highland Way trip, we still hadn't been camping together so Glen Etive was decided as our destination for the weekend and Beinn Trilleachan as the mountain of choice…

Hillwalking

Perfect weather on the Pap of Glencoe

I've driven through Glencoe more times than I can remember since I started hillwalking, each time always looking up to the Pap of Glencoe in wonderment at it's fine shape and great vantage point…