View from the Office, Chamonix

Storm brewing on Aiguille du Midi and the cable car for scale making a rapid retreat on left.

Tweed Valley Tunnel Trail Run 2016 – race report

The Tweed Valley holds some trail running gems, and it's great to see a growing recognition of this. But a 600 metre long railway...

Autumn colours, rain and grit – Riding across Scotland

It's Friday afternoon, I'm sat looking out of the window at my work, debating whether to ignore the weather forecast and head up north...

Skiing the World Famous Vallee Blanche, Chamonix

The Vallee Blanche is the world famous ski route in Chamonix. Starting from the 3842m high Aiguille du Midi it follows the glaciar down...

The Northern Lights – Arctic Norway

We had never seen the northern lights nor even the southern lights in all our years of winter travel. Maybe a faint glow on...

Go Pro video from snowboarding the Hotel Face, Brevent, Chamonix

Brevent, Chamonix, One of the best runs of the season on the Hotel Face. After breaking trail on the hike for what seemed ages...

Cycle touring the West coast of Scotland

Northern Scotland is all about the mountains, islands and the weather. This is where the postcard landscapes and dramatic history of Scotland can be...

Applecross – The best road cycling loop in the UK?

I've heard it be said about Applecross that there's nothing there. "Just a pub and few houses"....er that's kind of the point! A wild...

Bike Packing to the best bothy in Scotland

We left work at 4pm, got in the car and drove north, headed for the mountains. We tolerated the average speed cameras that now...

Video guide to the best off piste areas in Chamonix

Chamonix is an unusual skiing and snowboarding area as the resort consists of various places along the valley that are linked by the rather inconsistent...

Cycling Translyvania, Romania – Cycling East Pt7

We inadvertantly tried cycling straight through the Romania border towards Salonka without stopping. The Hungary exit point near Sarkad was abandoned so we rode...

Bikepacking the Altai Pt3 (the best part) – Mongolia and Russia

We soon found our legs in Mongolia, they were where they've always been but they just got a bit tired with the riding in...