Trip Reports

The latest trip reports from our staff and friends

Tiso Staff Learn from the Best – Outdoor Academy of Scandanavia

On the 4-9 of September 2014 I was part of a European team of retailers visiting the Jotunheimen region of Norway. Day 1 We Spent our first evening at Sjoa, approximately 3 hours from Oslo. On our first day we […]

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GOE Staff Take on Cathkin Braes Mountain Bike Trails

You would think that working in a bike shop would make you a competent cyclist. Most people probably expect you to ride like Cancellara on the road and Steve Peat off it. This is however not always the case. We […]

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My First Camping Trip Of The Year

This weekend saw my first camping trip of the year and a return to one of my favourite spots in Glen Etive; actually that last bit isn’t quite true, as when we arrived the biting easterly wind suggested that continuing […]

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Cairngorms Climbing – Doctor’s Choice

On Tuesday 14th, Fraser from the Edinburgh Outdoor Experience and I managed to sneak in a day winter climbing in the Northern Corries. It has been a bit of a frustrating season so far with high winds and warm air […]

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The Cairngorm 4000ers on Ski (Almost)

Ever since the heavy snow of 2009-10 encouraged me to lay down the ice axes and pick up a pair of skis, I have dreamt of completing perhaps the biggest and best single challenge  that Scotland has to offer ski […]

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Ring of Steall – Glen Nevis

Des Greevy from Tiso POE shares a recent hillwalking adventure from June 2012. A long awaited wish list walk took place on the Jubilee weekend Saturday – camping the night before in Glen Nevis campsite for an early start the next […]

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The Beinn a Ghlo Trio

Often referred to simply as Beinn a Ghlo, the mountain massif that lies to the East of Glen Tilt near Blair Atholl is actually made up of three quite separate hills – Carn Liath, Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain and Carn nan Gabhar. […]

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The Fife Chain Walk

As a break from sitting around moaning about the weather in Edinburgh, a couple of friends and I decided to dedicate half a day to the Fife Chain Walk.  Usually by-passed by loftier weekend plans, the Fife Chain Walk has intrigued […]

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A Wee Adventure Along The Flooded River Esk

On saturday morning Edinburgh experienced a prolonged rainstorm of Monsoon proportions. Accordingly, on Sunday I decided a cycle along the River Esk taking some photos might be a fun expedition. I left Leith & soon reached Portbello beach where people […]

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Aberdeen Outdoor Experience – Micro Navigation Course

Just a quick trip report by Carron, group instructor with Climbmts from the first Aberdeen Micro Navigation Course. Jim, Rob and Paul met me at the Aberdeen store where we had a chat about maps, compasses and equipment and also shared some positive […]

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4-day bike trip to the Outer Hebrides and Skye

Here’s a little video of my 4-day bike trip to the Outer Hebrides and Skye. I had a fantastic time with some amazing weather although the wind was against me most of the way! I tried out lots of new […]

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North West Blocs

Just before recently joining the Tiso Dundee team, and becoming its newest member, I was lucky enough to spend a week repeating and establishing new boulder problems in the north west of Scotland. First port of call was to drop […]

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