Category: Field Report

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 […]

Glentress Forest Shredding

Since picking up my new Cannondale hardtail mountain bike earlier in the year I’ve made limited use of it.  The ‘Beast from the East’ is an awesome machine.  Huge 3” mid fat tyres and a chunky Reba suspension from Rockshox make for a fun and stable ride.  With some free time this weekend I decided to […]

Glen Coe ghost busting

Heading into Autumn I’m excited to confirm that Harvey the RV is now fully converted and ready to hit the open road.  The first destination on the list being munro bagging to Glen Coe in the Scottish highlands.  Huge thanks to John over at Revolution Vans for all his hard work on the VW T6 camper conversion project.  With […]

Climbing Corrour train spotting trio

Those familiar with the 1996 film Trainspotting directed by Danny Boyle will instantly recognise Corrour.  Put simply, its a small train station in the middle of no where.  Located in the Scottish highlands on the same train line as that of Harry Potter fame in Glenfinnan.   Corrour is in fact the smallest train station […]

RV destruction and completing Glenshee

An epic adventure last year with my mountain bike in Glenshee had seen me complete four munros at the first time of asking.  Of the six munros in the immediate area, two remained unclimbed; Tolmount and Tom Buidhe.  The route looked a relatively straight forward but long day out.  The terrain looked like perfect to […]