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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 […]

Sgulaird the one that got away

It’s felt like a tough couple of weeks for making it out into the hills munro bagging. A failed attempt at climbing in the Cairngorms close to our New Year bothy outing had not increased the summit count. With conditions for the weekend looking cold and challenging I selected a munro peak closer to home […]

Whitelee wind farm shredding

Spring has come early to Scotland. It’s allowed the perfect opportunity to dust off the mountain bike from the cupboard for an adventure. I’d been wanting to explore the Whitelee wind farm for a long time. Whitelee is one of the largest on shore wind farms in the United Kingdom with over 200 turbines. Generating […]

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 […]