EVERY now and then I like to test myself on difficult terrain where route finding and judgement are a bit more critical.
Published: Sat 27 Jan 2018
After days of mist, damp and cold weather the skies finally cleared. OK, it was still only two degrees in the middle of the day, but the sun was out and it was time to get outside to enjoy the bright conditions.
Published: Sat 13 Jan 2018
Taking to the hills in winter requires a whole new skillset, as Nicole Webber discovers as she ventures out to climb her first winter Munro with her more experienced partner
Published: Sat 23 Dec 2017
"You're making it hard for yourself," she told me, and it was difficult to argue. Here I was, not much more than a couple of miles into what is usually a straightforward short run, battling through the deep snow and making slow progress.
Published: Sat 18 Nov 2017
You have to feel sorry for red grouse. They're nurtured from young birds on managed grouse moors, then just when they think life is dandy and everything on the moor is rosy, they're blasted out of the sky!
- A noisy welcome to peaceful hills
- Cheerleading on hold for Mamores climb
- Saving the best 'til last
- Coming back down with a crash
- An epic dash and splash through the Cairngorms
- Having a blast on Cairngorm plateau
- High up with the angels
- A slog in search of solitude
- On the brae to view over plateau
- Taking the smooth with the rough in Glen Affric
- Hotel buys city centre retail and office block
- Mystery surrounds buyer of Inverness wartime bunker
- Scottish Water apologises to Nairn residents who woke up to no hot water this morning
- 'Lives at risk' as drivers flout bridge restrictions
- Council budget 2018-19
- Frail pensioner told she cannot get free lift
- Car crash on the Inverness Retail Park roundabout on the A96
- Bus service facing axe just as couple move to dream home
- Movin' on up north for Bella festival
- City centre initiative hailed as a success