Tag: micro adventure

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. […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]