Guest Blogs

The latest blogs from our friends and brands.

What is cable wakeboarding?

Most people will have heard of water skiing and also wakeboarding, which is like water skiing but with two feet attached to a single board. Now one of the fastest growing watersports is cable wakeboarding. Cable wakeboarding utilises an overhead […]

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Ben Nevis reveals new secrets

A ground-breaking study by scientists and mountaineers of the remote North Force of Ben Nevis has already unveiled some exciting discoveries. The team have made an important geological finding that will change the scientific understanding of how the North Face […]

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Scottish runner claims 3100-mile record

An ultra distance runner, who (ironically) lives on one of Scotland’s smallest islands, has run into the record books after finishing a 3,100 mile race. Sixty-year-old William Sichel, of Sanday, Orkney, ran for more than 50 days – and through […]

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Dr Andrew Murray ‘pleased, tired, wet and relieved’ after Big 10

Top distance runner Dr Andrew Murray, also known as the Scottish Government’s promoter of physical activity for health, described the challenges of running 10 of Scotland’s highest mountain in just one day as ‘uncomfortable yet hugely rewarding’. Running with fellow […]

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Ocean film festival arrives in Scotland

A new film festival comes to Scotland this September courtesy of the Banff Mountain Film Festival. Playing to audiences in Edinburgh and Inverness,International Ocean Film Festival will reveal a host of enthralling water-themed films. The festival, which originates in Australia, will […]

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Tiso Staff Make A Splash in Aberfeldy

It was an early start to the day, but it was SO worth it. New experiences are always fun, especially when you share them with good friends. I had never been kayaking before but I have always wanted to try […]

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Cathy to scale new heights with Tiso

Cathy Alldred, who works for Tiso, is set to take on the biggest climbing challenge of her life. This week, the 40-year-old from Edinburgh will journey to the remote glaciers of East Greenland to climb the notoriously tough peaks of […]

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Painted horses on the streets of Scotland

An art project is set to see a colourful display of Clydesdale horses lining the streets of Hamilton. The Ready Steady Gallop! sculptures have been designed and painted by local artists and will create an arts trail around the town. […]

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Give a ‘shorter’ triathlon a go

Triathlon is fast growing and many more people are keen to try. However, it can be daunting to take part in one of the longer triathlons – and in open water – so a new and shorter style of event […]

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Perthshire Adventure Festival 2014

Inspiration: Ignited! Adventures: Achieved! This is the slogan of the Perthshire Adventure Festival from June 13 to 15 and I like it. People need to be inspired to try adventure activities but they also need to easily access these activities to them […]

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