Tag: weather

Wind Turbines Find Highland Approval

EDP Renewables has combined with a Danish company to fund the construction of 100 more wind turbines in Scotland.  The turbines will be built 14 miles off the coast of Caithness coast in the Moray Firth.  You can find out more about the Moray East renewable energy project here.  It’s exciting to see external investment coming […]

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. […]

Winter tyres to keep you moving

Winter is here once again in the Scottish highlands.  For those of us bold enough to brave the outdoors during the more extreme season of the year its time to make sure your vehicle is properly prepared.  Committed munro baggers or mountaineers are the ideal candidates to benefit from making an investment to face these harsh […]

Preparing your camper van for winter

The winter months are on the way very shortly.  Its the perfect opportunity to make sure that your camper van is ready for the cold weather.  Being located in Scotland is a great base for enjoying fantastic winter adventures.  The snow capped Cairngorms or Lawers ranges are majestic but can get exceptionally chilly.  While deciding on my VW T6 transporter van build, […]

Energy options for camper van life

Since buying my VW T6 panel van and starting on the camper conversion journey there have been so many choices to make.  For off grid camping, one of the most important to extend the ability to stay on the road indefinitely is what energy source to choose. I don’t intend on being a regular visitor to paid […]

Mountains and munros micro adventure 4 – Knoydart

Plans to hike the munros don’t always go smoothly.  It was with this premise that I embarked on a trip to Knoydart almost 18 months in the making.  After the previous years expeditions being cancelled due to bad weather, I was determined to succeed this time around.  With conditions looking particularly summery there was a good […]