Ok, so unless you’re talking about some of our staff, we can’t claim to be experts on fossils.  However, that’s not to say that we, as outdoorsy-type people won’t come across them while out and about.  You might come across them while doing a bit of rock climbing at the Cummingstown Sea Cliffs or perhaps

This is the site where all paddlers including kayakers, canoeists, and rafters can find out what the river levels are in Scotland (including dam release information).  Kayaking conditions are calculated using river level guage data collected at regular intervals from SEPA.  If you didn’t know about it before then I hope this helps. Website link:

The Scottish Canoe Association (SCA) is a great place to start if you’re looking for any information that’s paddle-related.  They have a large list of resources on offer for experienced and less-experienced paddlers alike. One of the services that the SCA provides, is access to a number of River Advisers around the country.  These guys

We’ve just tested out some new kit on a 3-day descent of the River Spey by canoe, and thought you might like to hear about it. Our instructor, Adrian, was more than happy to test this kit out with a group of 9 we guided down the River Spey 2 weeks ago.  For the first

Currently, Leave No Trace is releasing a series of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) by the 2009 Academy Award winning filmmaker, Michael Ramsay. The one-minute PSAs are fun, clever and inspiring, targeted towards all outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy and appreciate our wild and natural places. This is the last of the 3 videos we’ll be posting

Currently, Leave No Trace is releasing a series of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) by the 2009 Academy Award winning filmmaker, Michael Ramsay. The one-minute PSAs are fun, clever and inspiring, targeted towards all outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy and appreciate our wild and natural places. This is the second of 3 videos we’ll be posting here

If you’re a paddler (canoe, kayak or otherwise), you should be aware of the Paddlers’ Access Code, which outlines some common sense principles that you should bear in mind when sharing the waterways with other people.  Its core principles are: caring for the environment; taking responsibility for your actions; and respecting the interests of other

Everyone can enjoy the great outdoors in Scotland, in part due to our liberal laws brought about by the Land Reform Act in 2003. Despite the fact that people own the land, we are free to take part in responsible outdoor activities, almost without exception. Norman MacCaig, the famous Scottish poet, raised the question of

Regardless of your favourite outdoor activity, Leave No Trace skills are important to learn. Leave No Trace is a national and international program designed to assist outdoor enthusiasts with their decisions about how to reduce their impact when they hike, camp, picnic, snowshoe, run, bike, hunt, paddle, ride horses, fish, ski or climb. The program