Taking to the hills in winter requires a whole new skillset, as Nicole Webber discovers as she ventures out to climb her first winter Munro with her more experienced partner
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Published: Sat 06 Jan 2018
Not everyone is a fan of the snow but there's no denying its transformational properties in the Highland landscape, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the Aviemore area.
Published: Sat 30 Dec 2017
Running up and down hills, cycling along country lanes, mountain biking on exhilarating off-road trails, taking a walk in the magnificent Highland scenery or climbing a mountain - we've covered it all in Active Outdoors this year.
Published: Sat 23 Dec 2017
"You're making it hard for yourself," she told me, and it was difficult to argue. Here I was, not much more than a couple of miles into what is usually a straightforward short run, battling through the deep snow and making slow progress.
Published: Sat 16 Dec 2017
So it's finally open, and people have been crossing the fourth road bridge over the River Ness since Monday, judging for themselves what difference it will make to traffic in Inverness.
- Something to grouse about
- A noisy welcome to peaceful hills
- Getting into the spirit
- Never hurry de Moray
- Cheerleading on hold for Mamores climb
- Whisky country offers the perfect round
- Back to take the Glencoe Marathon test
- Remote route makes for an exciting ride
- From city to seclusion
- Taking a walk back through 300 years of village's history
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