ENDURO MOUNTAIN BIKING IN HIGHLAND PERTHSHIRE

Highland Perthshire Cycling has announced details of the first mountain bike enduro as part of this year's Cycling Festival programme which runs from the...

THE SNOW MUST GO ON

by Nick Williams Mountaineer and author That wintry Saturday, the snowy corrie that arcs down from Church Door Buttress into Glencoe looked fantastic. The sky was...

Fort William Mountain Festival 2013

Public Information Feature The full programme for the 2013 Fort William Mountain Festival, presented by the Outdoor Capital of the UK, has been announced. ...

Mountaineers Call for Councillors to make a Stand to Defend National Beauty Spot

Ben More Assynt Just two weeks into the Year of Natural Scotland and Highland Council looks set to back a wind farm scheme which would...

Crossing the Coulin Pass by bike

There are places in the Highlands which today seem to have no raison d’etre – places like Achnasheen and Achnashellach for instance. Achnasheen has...

Liz Smith MSP ties up some unfinished Munrobagging business on Slioch

Congratulations to Liz Smith, who climbed Slioch last Sunday, the first day of July, and in so doing completed a round of the Munros....

Snowdon gets the Olympic torch – so why not Ben Nevis?

Yesterday saw the Olympic torch taken up Snowdon, the highest hill in Wales, and held aloft on the summit by Sir Chris Bonington, mountaineer...

Third time successful as Murray Strain claims Dumyat race record

In 2010 he won but was 55 seconds outside Iain Donnan’s course record of 32 minutes 52 seconds. In 2011 he won again and...

Wrong turnings and winning margins: Prasad Prasad on Stuc a’Chroin

Asked about his prospects for last Saturday’s Stuc a’Chroin hill race, Callander-based runner Prasad Prasad said he was aiming for a time of “somewhere...

‘Hills are where I’m happiest’ – Prasad Prasad on training, work and running fast...

It’s May, and the Scottish hill race season is about to hit its stride. The next two Saturdays see two of the key early...