IMAGINE, if you will, a ski resort in the Scottish Highlands, spread across two beautiful little valleys.
A NEW walking route officially opened yesterday to commemorate Scots-born environmentalist John Muir is expected to generate around £40 million over the next five years for communities along its way, said Alex Salmond.
Our zombies have to go to zombie school, where we teach them how to chase and perform,” says Bristol-based writer and director James Wheale, “Scaring little old ladies on their way to the shop is a definite no-no.”
TAKING public transport to the start of a walk can be problematic – some main roads in Scotland are served by infrequent bus services and many areas are nowhere near a railway station.
ABOUT ten years ago I wrote a story for this newspaper about the Hemingway Days festival, which takes place every summer in Key West, Florida.
WITHIN the isolated rocky region between Glen Etive and Glen Creran lie a trio of hills, Sgor na h-Ulaidh, Beinn Sgulaird and Beinn Fhionnlaidh.
A LEISURE and travel company has been named as the new operator of a major UK snowsports centre.
WHILE farmland in Scotland supplies some of the best produce anywhere in the world – from beef and lamb to raspberries and potatoes – it is on the fringes that wildlife can thrive.
SEVERAL acrobatic freerunners turned up to help launch Soar at intu Braehead, the new name for Xscape.
GINGER Grouse has today announced a link up with sports endurance firm Tough Mudder UK.
A climber has died in a fall on Ben Nevis.
AFTER weeks of wet and turbulent weather, how joyful it was to have a glorious blue sky day of gentle breeze when tackling the modest and secretive 953m/3127ft Beinn Mhanach.
EARLIER this month, the government of Nepal announced that it was thinking of installing metal ladders on the Hillary Step, the 12 metre high cliff that is the last significant obstacle climbers must overcome before reaching the summit of Mount Everest.
Identical twins preparing for a “scientific” charity trek across the Arctic – in which they are paying homage to Sir Ernest Shackleton – have hailed the Highland mountains as the perfect training ground.