Category: Mountain Talk

Iceland exploration – a Viking invasion

Iceland the home of the Viking, mountains and of course volcanoes. The interest in visiting had been there for many years and there was no longer a reason to delay due to low cost flights. There is a wide range of tourist attractions to suit a variety of people in Iceland. Whether you’re an avid […]

Mental Health Mountain Biking

Being outdoors in the mountains can have a positive affect on some people. A test study being run between Napier University in conjunction with Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland (DMBinS) seeks to prove this correlation with mental health. Ten participants travelled to Glentress, the world renowned mountain biking facility near Peebles to take part. Having […]

2019 mountain planning – munro madness

2018 has been a good year for munro bagging exploits at Goseemountains. As of writing, I’ve climbed to 135 summits of the highest mountains in Scotland over 3000ft. Sitting at 7 mountains short of the half way point is a huge achievement. Approaching the second half of my target I have renewed vigour to complete […]

Wind Turbines Find Highland Approval

EDP Renewables has combined with a Danish company to fund the construction of 100 more wind turbines in Scotland.  The turbines will be built 14 miles off the coast of Caithness coast in the Moray Firth.  You can find out more about the Moray East renewable energy project here.  It’s exciting to see external investment coming […]

Gift ideas for the festive season

Christmas is almost upon us once again.  The end of the year is drawing near and those long winter nights have well and truly arrived.  Looking for some last minute gift ideas that won’t break the bank?  Check out these gift ideas for the festive season that will go down well with the outdoor addict in your life. […]

Winter tyres to keep you moving

Winter is here once again in the Scottish highlands.  For those of us bold enough to brave the outdoors during the more extreme season of the year its time to make sure your vehicle is properly prepared.  Committed munro baggers or mountaineers are the ideal candidates to benefit from making an investment to face these harsh […]