This weekend would have seen the Strathpuffer 24 take place at Contin. Mike Dennison looks back on his years of trying to achieve a podium finish
More than 3000 coronavirus cases have been detected across the NHS Highland area since the pandemic began.
Runners in the Highlands are being urged to take make sure they are doing all they can to be easily seen when exercising outdoors.
ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson runs through the snow on a south Loch Ness-side circuit taking in Foyers and Inverfarigaig
Many forest walking and mountain biking trails are to remain open for local access during the new lockdown.
A WALKING charity is encouraging people to get outdoors and walk in their local area to help boost mental and physical wellbeing during the lockdown.
Two men were given fixed penalty notices after being rescued from a Munro on Hogmanay.
John Davidson considers the importance of the outdoors in helping to deal with a tough year of lockdown and uncertainties
John Davidson selects some of his favourite photos of the year in this collection from our 2020 features.
Watersports enthusiasts are being urged to make sure safety gear was part of any Christmas gifts they received to enjoy their favourite sport.
The Moray East wind farm took a decisive step towards completion at the end of December as the final 'jacket' was put in place in the Moray Firth.
A winter walk is a great way to embrace the fresh air and benefit from the great outdoors. John Davidson suggests six strolls in the north of Scotland
The Scottish Government will not be publishing its daily coronavirus statistics over the four-day holiday weekends at Christmas and New Year.
Landowners in the region are urging people heading for the outdoors this festive season to respect the countryside.
People living in level four areas have been told to stay at home as much as possible.
Visits to national nature reserves in the Highlands fed into a huge upsurge in numbers across Scotland.
The rate of coronavirus in the NHS Highland area remained relatively low after the announcement that the area would be put into tier four.
Wild swimmers are being urged to be cautious this Christmas with many cold-water dips cancelled.
People hoping to make the most of the great outdoors this winter are being encouraged to think about safety as the weather and conditions change.
A winter run on the trails at Abriachan forest as John Davidson finds more than he bargains for among the trees