Active Outdoors


Saving the best 'til last


The Gaelic translation of Moruisg is "big water" so it wasn't surprising that my feet were soaked within 15 minutes of starting the ascent up this Glen Carron Munro.

Coming back down with a crash

Published: Sat 12 Aug 2017


We'd decided to head east to get the best of the weather, but watching the showers lashing the windows of the Glenshee ski centre caf wasn't inspiring.

Having a blast on Cairngorm plateau

Published: Sat 22 Jul 2017

Northern Corries

I HAD in mind a jaunt round the northern corries of the Cairngorms, but with a forecast of wind gusts up to 40mph I was a little apprehensive.

High up with the angels

Published: Sat 17 Jun 2017

Looking across to Lochan Uaine from Braeriach. Angel's Ridge is to its right and Cairn Toul to the left.

IT ranks as one of the finest scrambles in the Cairngorms and the rock scenery is dramatic indeed. But doing Angel's Ridge in a round, returning over Braeriach, demands some stamina.

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