Tag: winter

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, […]

100 Munro summits – a retrospective

Over 17 years have passed since I first completed my first munro aged 16, climbing Ben Lomond with a family friend.  At the time I didn’t know really what a munro was or how many existed.  It certainly didn’t entered my imagination that I would begin to make an attempt to summit all of them. Recently […]

What is a GPS personal locator beacon and do I need one?

Staying as safe as possible out on an adventure should always be one of your top priorities alongside having fun.  With outdoor pursuits such as hiking and mountain biking becoming ever more popular, there are an increasing number of options available to assist.  The number of different choices can leave you uncertain with which would be […]