- Back into the mountain Lair July 15, 2020After months in lockdown, John Davidson makes the most of the easing of travel restrictions with a fine walk into the hills
- Cairngorm Parkrun sees Aviemore man tackle 58 Munros in six days July 15, 2020A mountain guide from Aviemore is aiming to complete a mammoth Munro challenge in the Cairngorms National Park on Wednesday night.
- Black Isle mountain bike trail reopening after coronavirus lockdown July 14, 2020Learnie Red Rocks – between Rosemarkie and Cromarty – is among Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) sites which will once again welcome visitors.
- Cairngorm Mountain to reopen to visitors from tomorrow July 14, 2020The Cairngorm Cafe, Mountain Garden, retail outlet and toilet facilities will be the first to open.
- Care home residents to enjoy benefits of outdoors July 10, 2020A project to help tackle loneliness and boost mental wellbeing in care homes is set to benefit from £475,700 in National Lottery funding.
- Walking and cycling map aims to get more people active July 9, 2020A new active travel map is offering ways to explore Badenoch and Strathspey on foot and by bike.
- New website promotes outdoor activities, spaces and initiatives to improve mental and physical health July 8, 2020A new initiative aimed at improving health across the board has been launched by the Highland Green Health Partnership, hosted by NHS Highland.
- You've got to fight, for your right – of way July 8, 2020As the Scottish Rights of Way and Access Society marks its 175th anniversary, John Davidson looks back at its impact in the Highlands
A 50-mile coast-to-coast duathlon in mid-summer
The community behind the annual Highland Cross fundraiser came together to mark another year of giving at a ceremony in Inverness. Five Highland charities were awarded new vehicles or funding on November 20 after being selected to benefit from the proceeds of this summer’s event.
Loch Ness 360
Off-road loop and challenge events around Loch Ness
A recce of the Loch Ness 360 route between Foyers and Dores, heading over the Fair Haired Lad’s Pass and up the infamous Corkscrew road at Inverfarigaig.
Some of the cycle routes I've written for Scottish Cycling magazine (routes will be added here soon)
In the shadow of Britain’s highest mountain, it seems somewhat incongruous to find a flat, family-friendly route where you can let the children loose to explore.