Useful outdoor information websites

The current cold spell – it’s long past the point of being a cold snap – has cranked up the importance of sussing out...

Is this a winter of old?

When did Scotland last have a cold spell like this? I asked three experienced hill people for their memories. Dr Adam Watson, Crathes, retired ecologist There...

The best Scottish skiing season ever?

Val Hamilton is loving what she sees on Cairngorm ski slopes The headline on the Cairngorm Mountain website in early January 2010 read “Probably...

A chat with the Marilyn man

Rob Woodall might soon become the first person to climb all the Marilyns. I chased him down to find out why. What’s a Marilyn, and...