If you’ve not heard of it before, The Glenfiddich Challenge is an exciting adventure in which 6 Dutch contestants are taken to the Scottish Highlands for a multi-day outdoor challenge.  The Dutch Discovery Channel produces the resulting television programme and we were lucky enough to get involved with the challenge this year.  We organised a

Our latest newsletter is now available for all to read.  With news about expansion into the Scottish Central Belt, a 5* award for TreeZone, Off-road Segways, and a canoe expedition with the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, there’s lots to read about.  Hope you enjoy!! Read our newsletter here and please do feel free to

Boots N Paddles recently ran a 3-day expedition for the Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society as a way of raising some much needed funds for this worthy charity. One of our guides Ross Boardman was joined by Alice, Mary, Ioan and Pete (the fab fundraisers) and Pam from our office. Pam pulled together a few

After waiting for what has seemed like an eternity, the latest addition to our list of exciting activities is almost ready to go.  From the end of August, when water levels are most likely to be suitable, you’ll be able to book an adrenalin-fuelled Whitewater Sledging session with us. Sledges on Whitewater??? Yes. The most

Canoe sailing brings a new dimension to canoeing and is FUN! Having recently tried canoe sailing for the first time in May this year, I enjoyed it so much that I’ve just gone out and bought one. It’s not perhaps something that many ‘new-to-canoeing’ paddlers might consider doing, but it doesn’t have to be difficult

If you’re into the outdoors and need to know when to avoid the wind or indeed if you’re actively looking for windy conditions, then this website could be what you’re looking for.  XCWeather.co.uk provides up to date weather conditions, but in particular has a great overview of current and forecasted wind conditions.  We also like

Our very own Mike (Dunthorne) has just volunteered to step-in as a last minute replacement for a rather onerous challenge.  Mike will join Chris Ostler and attempt to paddle the full 96km of the Great Glen Canoe Trail, non-stop within 24 hours!!  Why would any sane person do this when we normally recommend to clients

This is for all you parents out there with wee ones growing into big ones that are just desperate to get on a bike. I’m a parent of 5-year old, into everything, twins who just love what the outdoors has to offer. While researching how to get them started on a bike we decided on

Our latest newsletter for Summer 2012 is now available. In this issue: – The Segways have arrived – Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society take on the Spey – ‘Fiona Outdoors’ joins us on the Great Glen – Boots N Paddles join forces with the Kingsmills Hotel – New TreeZone website – Luxury (Scottish Hamper) winner

With ever increasing numbers of people heading for the hills and mountains of Scotland to enjoy what the landscape has to offer, it’s important to remember that walkers aren’t the only people that make use of the land.  For many it provides a livelihood and an integral part of that, may involve deer management. The