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 […]

Reviewing Wimaxit USB powered monitor

It is nice to enjoy the peace and tranquility of camper van life as I experienced in my recent bothy adventure. Sometimes however you need to get a bit of work done or want to catch up on the latest blockbuster movie while on the move. Bosses don’t seem to understand the reply of van […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]