Category: Mountain Talk

100 article milestone passed

Wow recently I reached over 100 adventure filled articles on Goseemountains.com. For over two years I’ve brought readers a flavour of personal struggle and achievement of climbing the Scottish munros and exploring the world. Covering everything from what gear to take with you, through to where to get the best mountain experience. When I started […]

Cape Wrath trail a long distance odyssey

What every break from 9 to 5 work needs. An epic long distance trekking adventure. Think of Scotland and most of you will instantly think of the West Highland Way. A well marked walking route between Fort William and Glasgow. Having completed this 100 mile trail in the late 1990’s I was looking for a […]

I quit my job and you should too

I’ve got a history of mental health problems. There I said it. Shocked? It seems to be a topic that is slowly coming more into the open in recent years. However its one that can instil fear into many if brought up and an awkward attempt to change subject. Whether it’s taboo or not, the […]

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 […]