Category: Field Report

Halfway point and hitting reset

27 miles travelled, more than a full marathon distance. A combination of mountain biking and good old fashioned boots on the ground got me there. The halfway point of my munro adventure, hitting 141 of the Scottish mountain summits. In hiking to two of the more remote munro peaks in An Sgarsoch and Carn an […]

Sgulaird the one that got away

It’s felt like a tough couple of weeks for making it out into the hills munro bagging. A failed attempt at climbing in the Cairngorms close to our New Year bothy outing had not increased the summit count. With conditions for the weekend looking cold and challenging I selected a munro peak closer to home […]

Whitelee wind farm shredding

Spring has come early to Scotland. It’s allowed the perfect opportunity to dust off the mountain bike from the cupboard for an adventure. I’d been wanting to explore the Whitelee wind farm for a long time. Whitelee is one of the largest on shore wind farms in the United Kingdom with over 200 turbines. Generating […]

Bothy New Year Glenfeshie

What better way to kick off entering a new year than by ticking off another item on the bucket list. Bothy living. For those not in the know, a bothy is a Scottish mountain hut or cottage. Normally used by hikers and mountaineers during expeditions to hike near by munros or try new climbing routes. […]

Exploring the mountains of Japan

For those seeking a drastic culture change away from Western countries Japan is a fantastic destination. Made up from a demographic of almost exclusively ethnic Japanese (98.5%), it truly is a different piece of the world to explore. I made a visit to travel through its unique sights, taking in both the Japanese cities and […]