Tiso Perth Outdoor Experience

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 […]

Manta Pro – reinventing a classic

The Scarpa Manta is a modern classic; a do-it-all mountaineering boot with more winter days under their belt than Jack Frost. So why have Scarpa decided to supersede this all-round favourite with the new Manta Pro? I decided to get […]


We all love the Scottish outdoors. So much to do, so much to see, and a great opportunity to become a “Human” lunch to a host of native blood-suckers.  Scottish Midges have a ferocious reputation and particularly this Summer being so […]

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 […]

To run…or not to run?

Living with my running son and husband, I had for several years resisted pleas to join them with a range of excuses: –         I hate running… –         It’s too cold in Scotland… –         My bum wobbles too much… –         It […]

Glas Tulaichean & Carn An Righ

Two munros and 24km! A long 8 hour day with lots of lunch stops and fantastic weather! We set off from Perth at 8.30am, the weather didn’t look great as it was really overcast and a bit misty. On arrival […]

Great climbing at Polldubh, Glen Nevis

Rachel Roberts from Tiso Perth OE shares one of her recent climbing experiences. It had been a busy week at work and my day off was near, so I had a look through Gary Latter’s Scottish Rock – Vol 1 guidebook […]

1st birthday for Perth High School’s climbing wall

Perth High School recently celebrated the 1st birthday of its in-house climbing wall. Last month, students, teachers, volunteers and representatives from the local council and businesses  gathered together to mark this special occasion. The climbing wall development was a big […]

Trip report: Climbing Mt Kenya

 Jen McDougall, now a weekend sales assistant at Tiso Perth Outdoor Experience, shares her recent experience of travelling to Africa on a school expedition. As part of World Challenge, Perth Grammar School arranged an expedition of 22 students and teachers […]

How to drive safely in winter

It might feel like winter has left behind us… but as most Scots know it could easily return with avengance. For this reason, Martin Jeffers from Tiso Perth Outdoor Experience shares his experiences and tips when driving during Scottish winter-time. […]