I’m a Mountain Leader and have climbed all of the 3000-foot plus mountains in the UK and Ireland.  Here are some of my recent hiking adventures.


Mountain escapes

A practical guide to climbing Ireland’s munros’

Brandon Mountain

Hiking the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks

Galtymore and Galtybeg

Lugnaquilla – The ‘Lug’ of the Irish

Appin’s sparkling peaks

An airy circuit of Ben Mor Coigach

Overnighting on Quinag

Exhilarating Eigg

An eagle’s eye view of Eigg

Above the clouds

The magic of friluftliv

Walking on a sea of cloud

Welsh 3000s – The Snowden Horseshoe

Welsh 3000s – The Carneddau and Glyders

Garbh Bheinn, Ardgour Corbett

Beinn Trilleachan wild camp

The Lakeland 3000ers

Sgor Mor – A chilly Cairngorm Corbett

Serendipity and Ben Vrackie

The Rois-Bheinn Horseshoe

The Rum Cuillin

Ben Resipol, Ardnamurchan

Beinnn Sgritheall – My final munro

The Fisherfield Five

The Sutherland Munros and Sandwood Bay

A winter’s walk on Buachaille Etive Mor

Meall nan Tarmachan in winter

Ladhar Bheinn (Knoydart) by kayak


A practical guide to climbing Ireland’s ‘munros’

5 reasons why walking is good for physical and mental wellbeing

Scottish mountain and coastal webcams

10 Essential apps for the outdoors

Becoming a Mountain Leader

Planning multi-day backpacking meals

Lightweight backpacking – The big 4

Scotland’s long distance walks

The Scottish National Trail

Scotland’s wild land map

My walking kit list

Most popular ‘final’ munros

Top 10 popular munros

Top 10 remotest munros

What kind of munroist are you ?

Product reviews

Montane Halogen 33 Rucksac

Olight H1 Nova Headtorch

Vango Sherpa 65 Ruchsac

MSR PocketRocket Stove Kit

Firepot expedition meals

Lifesystems Intensity 24 headtorch

Montane Featherlight down jacket

Viewranger app

Minipresso coffee machine

Fozzils Foldable Crockery

Vango Viper 500 sleeping bag