Tag: easy munro

Bothy hopping in the Scottish wilderness

After a successful bothy new year I became a new convert to the simple mountain life. A bothy is an unlocked place of shelter usually found in the highlands of Scotland. Bothies offer different levels of luxury starting from only basic walls and roof, through to a toilet and even electricity. Now having quit the […]

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 […]

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. […]

Public transport into the mountains

Recently I returned from a trip to climb the Munros up in the remote Scottish highland train station of Corrour.  I enjoyed the more relaxed pace of taking public transport into the mountains.  Not having to drive let me enjoy the amazing scenery on the West Highland rail line that runs from Glasgow through to […]

Van Life – Maiden voyage of Harvey The RV

At the start of the year I covered the benefits of car camping, as an alternative to traditional tents or bivvy bags.  Converting my standard hatch back into a camper led to lots of fun adventures in the munros and across the Scottish highlands for minimal cash outlay.  While a great solution on a budget, it felt slightly […]

Outdoor Gear Rucksack Checklist

What outdoor equipment should I carry with me in the mountains?  Hiking boots and rucksack purchased, you are ready to go!  Well not quite, you need to make sure you are properly equipped before heading for that summit or forest walk. If you are heading outdoors into the mountains for the first time and not […]