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Inverness Parkrun set to return this weekend

19 August 2021
Inverness Parkrun set to return this weekend

Inverness Parkrun set to return this weekend

19 August 2021

Inverness Parkrun is due to return on Saturday with a new name and a new venue.


Alarm call to tackle Ardverikie trio

13 August 2021
Alarm call to tackle Ardverikie trio

Alarm call to tackle Ardverikie trio

13 August 2021

John Davidson makes an early start to climb three Munros in the Ardverikie Forest, where he recently also enjoyed a mountain bike trip


Delay to restart of Inverness Parkrun

13 August 2021
Delay to restart of Inverness Parkrun

Delay to restart of Inverness Parkrun

13 August 2021

The return of Inverness Parkrun has been delayed after a last-minute rush to get paperwork cleared for a new course at Torvean.


Bothies across Highlands reopen for responsible users

09 August 2021
Bothies across Highlands reopen for responsible users

Bothies across Highlands reopen for responsible users

09 August 2021

Mountain bothies across the Highlands ad the rest of Scotland have reopened following the easing of coronavirus restrictions on Monday.


A fair wind blows on easy ascent of Sgor Gaoith in the Cairngorms

06 August 2021
A fair wind blows on easy ascent of Sgor Gaoith in the Cairngorms

A fair wind blows on easy ascent of Sgor Gaoith in the Cairngorms

06 August 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson returns to a Munro he last visited around 20 years ago – this time with better weather to appreciate the dramatic view


Scotland to move 'beyond level zero' on Monday – but Covid is not beaten, warns Nicola Sturgeon

03 August 2021
Scotland to move 'beyond level zero' on Monday – but Covid is not beaten, warns Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland to move 'beyond level zero' on Monday – but Covid is not beaten, warns Nicola Sturgeon

03 August 2021

Most legal restrictions to contain the spread of coronavirus will be lifted in Scotland from Monday, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.


PICTURES: Highland runner in front after first day of Cape Wrath Trail

01 August 2021
PICTURES: Highland runner in front after first day of Cape Wrath Trail

PICTURES: Highland runner in front after first day of Cape Wrath Trail

01 August 2021

Ian Stewart headed the field after the first day of the Cape Wrath Ultra 2021 when he reached Glenfinnan on Sunday afternoon.


WATCH: Ultra-runners set off from Fort William on 400km race through the Highlands

01 August 2021
WATCH: Ultra-runners set off from Fort William on 400km race through the Highlands

WATCH: Ultra-runners set off from Fort William on 400km race through the Highlands

01 August 2021

Almost 100 runners took their first steps on their journey from Fort William to the north-west on Sunday as the Cape Wrath Ultra got under way.


Volunteers wanted to bag soil from mountain tops in Cairngorms National Park

31 July 2021
Volunteers wanted to bag soil from mountain tops in Cairngorms National Park

Volunteers wanted to bag soil from mountain tops in Cairngorms National Park

31 July 2021

Hill walkers are being asked to take more than just photographs at summits in the Cairngorms this summer.


Voters in Inverness West ward urged to 'make vote count' at by-election

30 July 2021
Voters in Inverness West ward urged to 'make vote count' at by-election

Voters in Inverness West ward urged to 'make vote count' at by-election

30 July 2021

Voters are being urged to 'make their vote count' in the forthcoming by-election for the Inverness West ward.


Warning to hill walkers as stalking season steps up

30 July 2021
Warning to hill walkers as stalking season steps up

Warning to hill walkers as stalking season steps up

30 July 2021

Scotland’s nature agency, NatureScot, is urging hill walkers to check for deer stalking information before setting out.


LISTEN: The latest episode of the Active Outdoors podcast focuses on Moray Way bikepacking trip

26 July 2021
LISTEN: The latest episode of the Active Outdoors podcast focuses on Moray Way bikepacking trip

LISTEN: The latest episode of the Active Outdoors podcast focuses on Moray Way bikepacking trip

26 July 2021

Over two sun-soaked days, John Davidson joins friends on a bikepacking trip on the Moray Way route, and talks e-bikes, adventure plans and ice cream!


From sea to summit on bike adventure

23 July 2021
From sea to summit on bike adventure

From sea to summit on bike adventure

23 July 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Following on from last week’s bikepacking trip from Grantown to Lossiemouth, John Davidson looks back at the final day


Ice and easy does it on way to Spey

16 July 2021
Ice and easy does it on way to Spey

Ice and easy does it on way to Spey

16 July 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson joins a refreshing summer bikepacking trip in Speyside


Covid-19 cases rise by 100 in NHS Highland area

09 July 2021
Covid-19 cases rise by 100 in NHS Highland area

Covid-19 cases rise by 100 in NHS Highland area

09 July 2021

One-hundred new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded across the NHS Highland area in the last 24 hours.


Ride offers a flood for the senses

25 June 2021
Ride offers a flood for the senses

Ride offers a flood for the senses

25 June 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson takes a journey from sea level at Nairn harbour into the hills on a fine road circuit that visits a historic bridge


High and dry on ride into the hills

22 June 2021
High and dry on ride into the hills

High and dry on ride into the hills

22 June 2021

John Davidson explores the Ardverikie Forest between Loch Laggan and Loch Ericht on a mountain bike circuit with plenty of adventure


Stride out on the Deeside Way

20 June 2021
Stride out on the Deeside Way

Stride out on the Deeside Way

20 June 2021

The author of a new guide to the walking and cycling route shares his experience of the trail – and of Royal Deeside off the beaten track


Be a considerate camper and do the right thing

20 June 2021
Be a considerate camper and do the right thing

Be a considerate camper and do the right thing

20 June 2021

After widely reported problems of 'dirty camping', Neil Reid of Mountaineering Scotland looks at how you can be a 'considerate camper'


Q&A: Tim Hamlet, Assynt Mountain Rescue Team leader and outdoors instructor

19 June 2021
Q&A: Tim Hamlet, Assynt Mountain Rescue Team leader and outdoors instructor

Q&A: Tim Hamlet, Assynt Mountain Rescue Team leader and outdoors instructor

19 June 2021

The 34-year-old tells John Davidson more about the experience of rescuing and his love of the outdoors


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