Active Outdoors


A Minigaig adventure

Vango tent

Perched in the entrance of the tent, I watched as a golden eagle soared majestically over the head of Glen Bruar, its wing tips glinting as the sun sank slowly behind the hills.

A hole new approach to mountaineering

Published: Sat 07 Apr 2018

Braebag and the Bone Caves

The mesmerising landscape of the north-west Highlands is nothing new to those lucky enough to live there, or near enough to visit on a regular basis. But the geology of the area is important in global terms, and the rocks here are among the oldest in the world.

Making the white choice

Published: Sat 10 Mar 2018

Bynack More

Tentacles of interconnected ice crystals reach out from every point on each frozen rock, desperately clinging on in any sanctuary that offers even a hint of shelter in this wind-blasted landscape.

Roughing it

Published: Sat 10 Feb 2018

Creag Dubh and Mhor

EVERY now and then I like to test myself on difficult terrain where route finding and judgement are a bit more critical.

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