Beginners guide to wild swimming

My love for wild swimming first blossomed when I went for a swim in a loch with my mum when I was 17. I remember it being a really tough year, and like any introvert teenager I wasn’t very good at communicating with my mum. She swam outdoors regularly and she asked me to join … Continue reading Beginners guide to wild swimming

Kilpi UK Review / Ski Pants & Jacket

This review is not an advertisement, however Kilpi UK gifted me these items ahead of my ski trip. All opinions are my own. Women's Nalau Hardshell Jacket Reduced £268.82 Thumbs Up Untechnical comment, but I love the colour (stands out really well in photos) Longline cut meant the jacket overlapped my ski pants a considerable amount, giving me … Continue reading Kilpi UK Review / Ski Pants & Jacket

My First Week on Skins // Sponsored by Freezepro

To kick this one off, I want to say a huge thanks to Freezepro in Edinburgh for sorting me out with a set of touring boots this season. I’ve been saving pennies for months to buy all the new kit I needed to go touring, and having support from Freezepro really helped me at the … Continue reading My First Week on Skins // Sponsored by Freezepro

The Cateran Yomp / 8 weeks to go

In roughly 8 weeks time (if all goes to plan) I will be taking part in The Cateran Yomp. According to the event website, it is the biggest and toughest long distance walking event of its kind. Yomp is a military term for a long distance march, which links us to why this event takes … Continue reading The Cateran Yomp / 8 weeks to go

Scottish Skiing / Nevis Range

It's beginning to look a lot like winter. Finally! We have had an incredibly slow start to our winter season in Scotland, so we're all relieved to have a nice dump of the white stuff on the mountains this week. I think it's fair to say that Scottish skiing is a labour of love. It … Continue reading Scottish Skiing / Nevis Range

Home Is Where You Park It

My van rental was in collaboration with Caledonian Campers ahead of the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome and Holiday Home Show - my experience was gifted. The show opens 7th-10th of February at the SEC Glasgow - come check it out!  You could go as far to say I am obsessed with camper vans. So much so, my boyfriend … Continue reading Home Is Where You Park It

Winter Wild Camp

Frozen ground. Long dark nights. Minus temperatures. There are many reasons why most of us pack away the tent come winter. But what about the positives; no midges, more cups of tea and 17 hours of darkness for a lie in! In all seriousness, there is something magical about sleeping outside in winter – the … Continue reading Winter Wild Camp