Bikepacking and the advent of winter in the Highlands

Riding past the forest fringes my lights pick up a bar code of black tree trunks, then suddenly four sets of yellow eyes reflect...

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...

The infamous Aonach Eagach Ridge – Glencoe

Aonach Eagach is consistently ranked as the best ridge walk and scramble in the UK and in the top few across the world by...

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...

Winter Walking on Ben Alder, Scotland Highlands

Scotland's Highlands is at their most beautiful when the Munro's and mountain tops are dusted in fresh snow. This winter the wet and and...

Review of Apidura Dry Series 100% Waterproof Bags

I first used Apidura's bike packing bags in 2014 and I was impressed by the design, build quality and the incredibly low weight -...

Winning my first duathlon! – Bowhill race report

I love the days when you’re soaked and covered in mud five minutes after leaving on an adventure, but you couldn’t care less as...

5 Awesome gravel routes from the Tweed Valley in Scotland

After years of exploring dead ends and epic climbs here it is; five awesome gravel rides in the Tweed Valley and Southern Uplands. I've...

Rum on the Rocks – Bike ‘n’ hike

Over the last holiday weekend we set out to explore the Island of Rum which was a private and almost secret place until fairy...

Scrambling four of the most iconic peaks in Scotland

We were looking at a map of Scotland and listing the peaks we'd most like to climb. Not the tallest, nor the easiest to...

The Classic Torridon Mountain Bike Loop

The classic Torridon mountain bike loop is called the classic for a reason. There's nowhere qite like it in the UK, the mountains are...

Knoydart – the mythical inaccessible peninsula in Scotland

We set out on foot, one of only two ways to reach Knoydart, the other is by boat. Yes you could bring a bike...