Loch Eil towards Glenfinnan

Back to the hills!

As the summer season tails off, it is time to rest the arms and exercise the leg. Time to head back into the mountains and explore ready for next year. This is when I hope to be offering more guided family mountain walking adventures. Stunning location for a family mountain walking experience For this reason we set off  to explore one of the most northern hills on the West Highland…

Kayaker on Alpine river

Qualifications

For almost 40 years I have been involved in outdoor adventure in some form and have been teaching canoeing and kayaking to a wide range of people for over 33 of these! I have also worked in a wide range of outdoor centres across the country, led advanced trips into Europe and further afield with all ages of people and for many different purposes. I have been very fortunate to canoe,…

Reflections in a gentle river

Bespoke Family Adventures

Everyone’s idea of adventure is different; especially when it is a family adventure. So a bespoke family adventure allows you to get exactly what you want from your trip. No matter whether you want to travel by canoe, by bike or on foot, I will devise a unique adventure to suit you that is also heavily influenced by the local environments. This means you will finish the trip having seen…

A little taste of Canadian wilderness

Canoeing in Algonquin and Temagami, Canada

Paddling out from the mouth of the Strontian River I am always reminded of the time I spent canoeing and kayaking in the Canadian wilderness. The similarities to the parks of Temagamai and Algonquin are most definitely there… Setting out on Lake Temagami, Canada, towards our base camp for the next two weeks. Almost twenty years ago (1988) I was fortunate to receive funding from Earthwatch as part of their Millennium…