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In pursuit of peak fitness

06 November 2020
In pursuit of peak fitness

In pursuit of peak fitness

06 November 2020

Peter Evans gets 'boulder' on his post-heart attack mountain walks, with an ascent of a rocky Corbett in Torridon


Home is where the heart is

11 September 2020
Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

11 September 2020

Peter Evans returns to one of his joys in life as he heads out for a road ride as he recovers from a shock heart attack


A peaceful stroll alongside the River Beauly

06 March 2020
A peaceful stroll alongside the River Beauly

A peaceful stroll alongside the River Beauly

06 March 2020

Peter Evans evades the winter storms to enjoy a family walk around the Lovat Estate


Going off grid in Strath Conon

14 February 2020
Going off grid in Strath Conon

Going off grid in Strath Conon

14 February 2020

On a walk up a Graham in the strath, Peter Evans bumps into a quad biker fixing the internet connection!


Fleeting glimpses of renowned laird

17 January 2020
Fleeting glimpses of renowned laird

Fleeting glimpses of renowned laird

17 January 2020

A walk through the woods at Loch Fleet gives Peter Evans an insight into the 19th-century Clearances, as well as some winter-visiting birdlife


Rivalries aside for walk on the wildcat side

06 December 2019
Rivalries aside for walk on the wildcat side

Rivalries aside for walk on the wildcat side

06 December 2019

Peter Evans connects two towns with a fierce shinty rivalry on a pleasant low-level walk through Badenoch scenery


Blocky buttress requires a good head for heights

08 November 2019
Blocky buttress requires a good head for heights

Blocky buttress requires a good head for heights

08 November 2019

Peter Evans discovers a sublime scramble in the Northern Corries as he tests himself on the exposed ridge climb to Cairn Gorm


Walking into the past between coastal communities

04 October 2019
Walking into the past between coastal communities

Walking into the past between coastal communities

04 October 2019

On a walk on the Easter Ross seaboard, Peter Evans finds remnants of a once thriving industry along the shore


Coast and countryside on Moray cycle route

06 September 2019
Coast and countryside on Moray cycle route

Coast and countryside on Moray cycle route

06 September 2019

Peter Evans takes a sober circuit along the Moray coast, passing a number of distilleries as well as military bases on his latest cycle route


On course for healthy ways

02 August 2019
On course for healthy ways

On course for healthy ways

02 August 2019

Peter Evans tees up a nice circuit from Nairn that takes in seaside strolling and a walk through woods teeming with wildlife


Getting to grips with the law of the land

12 July 2019
Getting to grips with the law of the land

Getting to grips with the law of the land

12 July 2019

Peter Evans can't resist a bit of scrambling on a short walk in Wester Ross that is suitable for families as far as the waterfalls


Rough ground in Torridon rewards with grand views

07 June 2019
Rough ground in Torridon rewards with grand views

Rough ground in Torridon rewards with grand views

07 June 2019

Exploring the Diabaig peninsula on foot, Peter Evans finds the paths are a tougher proposition than they might appear


Riverside route has plenty of historical interest

10 May 2019
Riverside route has plenty of historical interest

Riverside route has plenty of historical interest

10 May 2019

Peter Evans goes for a stroll by the Spey and discovers a fascinating past in his latest Active Outdoors feature


Door to Dores on Loch Ness trail

12 April 2019
Door to Dores on Loch Ness trail

Door to Dores on Loch Ness trail

12 April 2019

A plethora of trails through woodland and over moors on the outskirts of Inverness offer Peter Evans a good walking route close to home


Taking flight for the Osprey Village

14 March 2019
Taking flight for the Osprey Village

Taking flight for the Osprey Village

14 March 2019

Peter Evans enjoys a cool stroll alongside the River Spey in this peaceful walk from Boat of Garten


Wildlife watching wander

15 February 2019
Wildlife watching wander

Wildlife watching wander

15 February 2019

With the BBC’s Winterwatch set in the Cairngorms earlier this year, it was hard not to get enthused about snowy mountains and their attendant wildlife.…


Into the wilds

04 February 2019
Into the wilds

Into the wilds

04 February 2019

With heavy snow and gales forecast, I wanted to get up a hill before the bad weather struck. My appetite for Torridon Grahams had been whetted after an…


Prayers answered on this perfect day

09 January 2019
Prayers answered on this perfect day

Prayers answered on this perfect day

09 January 2019

They follow one after the other on the drive down Glen Torridon, a magnificent triptych. First is Beinn Eighe, then Liathach, their soaring rocky ramparts…


Keeping close to home comforts

08 January 2019
Keeping close to home comforts

Keeping close to home comforts

08 January 2019

Transporting my road bike out of Inverness opens up wider opportunities for cycling, but I always like to just jump in the saddle and start from home.


Taking the rough without the smooth

08 January 2019
Taking the rough without the smooth

Taking the rough without the smooth

08 January 2019

Inverlael is the usual starting point for a foray into the rugged Beinn Dearg group of Munros, with potentially four to be picked up in a strenuous day.


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