Young adults are being given a chance to put their best foot forward with a new group set up to encourage people to enjoy the outdoors.
John Davidson explores an off-road cycle from Inverness, taking in some easy forest trails and fun singletrack, thanks to a bit of copycat inspiration
OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH Hidden bays and inaccessible geos where few people venture are opened up to the intrepid paddler
Beauty spots have been hit hard by an influx of visitors since lockdown. John Davidson spoke to one land manager about some of the issues
John Davidson introduces his daughters to the joys of hill walking, with two climbs – Ben Wyvis and Fionn Bheinn – over two fine weekends
Hill walkers are being urged to check ahead as deer stalking on Highland estates reaches the busiest part of the season.
John Davidson gears up for a quick dip at the end of a family walk starting from Inverfarigaig
Mike Dennison, marketing and tourism development co-ordinator for Sustrans Scotland, shares his experience of a tandem tour of the Snow Roads
John Davidson takes in two Munros on a hike over Beinn a’Chaorainn and Beinn Teallach starting at Roughburn near Roybridge in the central Highlands
As the north of Scotland tries to deal with an influx of visiting campers, Mountaineering Scotland CEO Stuart Younie looks at how to tackle the issues
A rewilding charity is celebrating after golden eagles returned to breed at its Highland estate after a 40-year absence.
Pedestrian and cycling groups have welcomed proposals to update the Highway Code as part of ambitious plans to boost walking and wheeling.
As huge parts of the cycle network in the Highlands are reclassified, John Davidson spoke to Sustrans Scotland director John Lauder about its future
John Davidson gets on his bike to enjoy a road ride from Inverness, taking in a high road past a local wind farm – and finds good company on his way
Hill walkers and climbers are being asked to help keep Scotland's mountains clear of litter as lockdown restrictions are eased.
John Davidson speaks to mountain and trail running guide Ian Stewart about his six-day, 400km Cairngorm Parkrun challenge
Huge swathes of the National Cycle Network in the Highlands are to have their official status removed as part of a review.
John Davidson heads to the Monadhliath to climb his first Munro of the year by a lesser-used route
A CHARITY which has fought for the public's right of access across Scotland for 175 years has issued a quirky invitation to celebrate the milestone.
Hydro Trust grants are available for new electricity connections in the north