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Sunset run makes perfect timing in autumn forests of Nethy Bridge

13 November 2020
Sunset run makes perfect timing in autumn forests of Nethy Bridge

Sunset run makes perfect timing in autumn forests of Nethy Bridge

13 November 2020

Jenny Gillies explores some new loops on a familiar trail from the forest village of Nethy Bridge


Heading into the heartland

23 October 2020
Heading into the heartland

Heading into the heartland

23 October 2020

Jenny Gillies runs a circuit of two Munros from the Spittal of Glenshee and discovers more than she expected


Long-distance love on the Bin of Cullen

20 March 2020
Long-distance love on the Bin of Cullen

Long-distance love on the Bin of Cullen

20 March 2020

Jenny Gillies explores intricate forest tracks to create a long run from the Moray coastal village with firth views from the high point


Going off the rails on the Dava Way

21 February 2020
Going off the rails on the Dava Way

Going off the rails on the Dava Way

21 February 2020

Jenny Gillies explores a circular route using part of the Dava Way between Forres and Grantown – and finds the former railway line has some surprises


Dirty Dozen run away on Skye high trails

10 January 2020
Dirty Dozen run away on Skye high trails

Dirty Dozen run away on Skye high trails

10 January 2020

Jenny Gillies enjoys a coastal run from the Skye ferry slipway at Glenelg, following the shorter route from the Lochalsh Dirty 30 event


Regaining composure on the Forcan Ridge

20 December 2019
Regaining composure on the Forcan Ridge

Regaining composure on the Forcan Ridge

20 December 2019

Jenny Gillies comes to terms with some mountain exposure as she tackles a scramble in Glen Shiel that leads to the Munro summit of The Saddle


In the shadow of giants

15 November 2019
In the shadow of giants

In the shadow of giants

15 November 2019

Jenny Gillies heads to Kintail for a straightforward hill walk up a Corbett with panoramic views of nearby mighty Munros


Evening stroll is perfect way to escape

25 October 2019
Evening stroll is perfect way to escape

Evening stroll is perfect way to escape

25 October 2019

On an overnight visit to Braemar, Jenny Gillies takes in a circuit of Creag Choinnich as the sun sets in Royal Deeside


Making tracks through heather and trees

13 September 2019
Making tracks through heather and trees

Making tracks through heather and trees

13 September 2019

Exploring Abernethy Forest, Jenny Gillies enjoys the quiet side of life on a run with the Cairngorms as a spectacular backdrop


Heading for the big rock on big summer's day

16 August 2019
Heading for the big rock on big summer's day

Heading for the big rock on big summer's day

16 August 2019

Hill runner Jenny Gillies takes in a trio of fine Munros in the Central Highlands as the weather gives glorious conditions on the tops


Stealling the show

19 July 2019
Stealling the show

Stealling the show

19 July 2019

Hill runner Jenny Gillies ticks off one of the finest routes in the country as she enjoys a solitary excursion around the Ring of Steall


Life on the edge on Skye high summit

21 June 2019
Life on the edge on Skye high summit

Life on the edge on Skye high summit

21 June 2019

Jenny Gillies heeds safety advice and opts for a short, sharp climb up the Cuillin outlier of Bla Bheinn


Gaping gorge is highlight of varied run

17 May 2019
Gaping gorge is highlight of varied run

Gaping gorge is highlight of varied run

17 May 2019

Jenny Gillies sets off from Tomintoul as she explores the countryside around the Cairngorms village and visits the lesser-known Ailnack Gorge


Centuries of stones on coastline trail

19 April 2019
Centuries of stones on coastline trail

Centuries of stones on coastline trail

19 April 2019

Jenny Gillies goes off the beaten track to explore some of Moray's historic sights on a running tour from Duffus


Cromdale cruise puts focus back on the mountains

13 March 2019
Cromdale cruise puts focus back on the mountains

Cromdale cruise puts focus back on the mountains

13 March 2019

Hill runner Jenny Gillies makes the most of the unseasonal conditions to get back to basics with a long outing through the Cromdales


On a roll along Skyline circuit

11 February 2019
On a roll along Skyline circuit

On a roll along Skyline circuit

11 February 2019

The hills around Tarland roll rather than rise from the landscape, a feature accentuated by the sharp outlines of the eastern edge of the Cairngorms on…


My just desserts for cold clamber

10 January 2019
My just desserts for cold clamber

My just desserts for cold clamber

10 January 2019

Considering its nickname of Pudding Hill, the Loch Ness-side Graham of Meall Fuar-mhonaidh, seemed an appropriately festive ascent considering my mild…


Take a break and head for the glens

08 January 2019
Take a break and head for the glens

Take a break and head for the glens

08 January 2019

Trips down the A9 aren't something I look forward to especially as the couple of hundred miles south to the Central belt seem to take up most of the brief…


All along to the watchtower

08 January 2019
All along to the watchtower

All along to the watchtower

08 January 2019

Let's hear a cheer for the lunchtime run! Sometimes I find it hard to drag myself away from the warm office and go through the hassle of getting organised…


Bright idea to ride on Speyside

08 January 2019
Bright idea to ride on Speyside

Bright idea to ride on Speyside

08 January 2019

The hailstones outside the kitchen window had finally started to melt in the bright sunshine, only to refreeze as the sky clouded over. The sight wasn't…


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