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Call to make Ben Nevis 'Scotland's National Mountain'

25 April 2021
Call to make Ben Nevis 'Scotland's National Mountain'

Call to make Ben Nevis 'Scotland's National Mountain'

25 April 2021

Ben Nevis should become a recognised area similar to national parks in a bid to attract funding to help promote and attract the area.


Chess tale keeps Vikings in order

24 April 2021
Chess tale keeps Vikings in order

Chess tale keeps Vikings in order

24 April 2021

Finishing her latest novel for young readers during lockdown was a way of keeping control for Highland author Barbara Henderson.


Cairngorms chief says park is ready to welcome more visitors

23 April 2021
Cairngorms chief says park is ready to welcome more visitors

Cairngorms chief says park is ready to welcome more visitors

23 April 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: John Davidson speaks to Grant Moir, of the Cairngorms National Park Authority, about the expected influx of visitors this summer


New roles to help Highland deal with influx of tourists

22 April 2021
New roles to help Highland deal with influx of tourists

New roles to help Highland deal with influx of tourists

22 April 2021

Ten new countryside rangers will be taken on to help deal with potential problems at tourist hotspots in the Highlands this summer.


Study highlights mental health boost of running during coronavirus pandemic

21 April 2021
Study highlights mental health boost of running during coronavirus pandemic

Study highlights mental health boost of running during coronavirus pandemic

21 April 2021

Running has helped people in Scotland combat mental health issues during the pandemic, new research shows.


Warning to walkers as people expected to flock to Highland mountains this weekend

16 April 2021
Warning to walkers as people expected to flock to Highland mountains this weekend

Warning to walkers as people expected to flock to Highland mountains this weekend

16 April 2021

Hill walkers are being advised to be aware of conditions on the hills as travel restrictions are eased today allowing people to travel across Scotland


Views over Loch Ness make Great Glen Way high route worth the effort

16 April 2021
Views over Loch Ness make Great Glen Way high route worth the effort

Views over Loch Ness make Great Glen Way high route worth the effort

16 April 2021

Active Outdoors: John Davidson links the low-level and high-level Great Glen Way paths to make a fine circuit above the loch


Discovering hydro history on Falls of Orrin circular walk

09 April 2021
Discovering hydro history on Falls of Orrin circular walk

Discovering hydro history on Falls of Orrin circular walk

09 April 2021

John Davidson heads out to find a waterfall on a nice woodland loop – and urges people to be responsible in the outdoors as restrictions ease


Dreaming of adventures to come on trails close to home

02 April 2021
Dreaming of adventures to come on trails close to home

Dreaming of adventures to come on trails close to home

02 April 2021

John Davidson takes the mountain bike for a trip on some off-road trails around some of the lochs in the hills to the south of Inverness


Covid lockdown separated author from his inspiration

01 April 2021
Covid lockdown separated author from his inspiration

Covid lockdown separated author from his inspiration

01 April 2021

Highland author John D Burns was stopped in his tracks by the start of lockdown last year.


First Minister announces easing of Covid-19 restrictions

30 March 2021
First Minister announces easing of Covid-19 restrictions

First Minister announces easing of Covid-19 restrictions

30 March 2021

Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed 'Stay at Home' will be replaced with a 'Stay Local' message from Friday – with further easing of restrictions on Monday.


Covid-19 lockdown restrictions: What can I do and when?

30 March 2021
Covid-19 lockdown restrictions: What can I do and when?

Covid-19 lockdown restrictions: What can I do and when?

30 March 2021

Our guide to the coronavirus restrictions easing over the coming weeks and months


MTB trail around corner for school kids

26 March 2021
MTB trail around corner for school kids

MTB trail around corner for school kids

26 March 2021

Pupils at Inverness Royal Academy are hoping to get their own mountain bike skills course built on the school grounds.


LISTEN: Active Outdoors launches new outdoors podcast from the Highlands

26 March 2021
LISTEN: Active Outdoors launches new outdoors podcast from the Highlands

LISTEN: Active Outdoors launches new outdoors podcast from the Highlands

26 March 2021

Our long-running series for lovers of the great outdoors has launched a new podcast.


Wildlife and solitude on local hills

26 March 2021
Wildlife and solitude on local hills

Wildlife and solitude on local hills

26 March 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS John Davidson enjoys a day in the hills when he climbs Beinn Bhuidhe in the Monadhliath using the access route to Dunmaglass wind farm


Half the population of NHS Highland area have had first vaccination

20 March 2021
Half the population of NHS Highland area have had first vaccination

Half the population of NHS Highland area have had first vaccination

20 March 2021

The milestone was reached as a further 10 people in the health authority area tested positive for Covid-19.


Cape Wrath Ultra and Salomon Skyline Scotland among events back on schedule for mountain runners in summer 2021

19 March 2021
Cape Wrath Ultra and Salomon Skyline Scotland among events back on schedule for mountain runners in summer 2021

Cape Wrath Ultra and Salomon Skyline Scotland among events back on schedule for mountain runners in summer 2021

19 March 2021

An eight-day ultra-running event is set to return to Sutherland this summer, organisers have announced.


A solo cycle on the quiet roads of Strathnairn

19 March 2021
A solo cycle on the quiet roads of Strathnairn

A solo cycle on the quiet roads of Strathnairn

19 March 2021

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Taking to the open roads for an escape from confines of the home office


Call for new 'outdoors champion' to encourage inclusive access

18 March 2021
Call for new 'outdoors champion' to encourage inclusive access

Call for new 'outdoors champion' to encourage inclusive access

18 March 2021

A champion of the outdoors is needed to help Scotland capitalise on the enthusiasm for being active in nature, according to a number of organisations.


Scottish mountain rescue teams get new state-of-the-art radios

17 March 2021
Scottish mountain rescue teams get new state-of-the-art radios

Scottish mountain rescue teams get new state-of-the-art radios

17 March 2021

A £1 million project to replace emergency radios used in some of the most extreme environments by mountain rescue volunteers has been completed.


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