March 2015 Issue


Pyrenees Walking

A difficult day in the Pyrenees

An extract from A Walk in the Clouds by Kev Reynolds reveals that sometimes you can have 'Something of a doo-day'. This story takes place in the Pyrenees, near the valley d'Oô.

Speyside Way wildlife

In search of wildlife on Speyside

Outdoor writer Terry Marsh takes time to get up close to some of the wildlife of the Cairngorms and Speyside regions of Scotland, and discusses how best we can both enjoy and protect our more endangered animals within their native habitat.

Naismith’s Rule for cycling

VAM: A Naismith’s rule for cyclists

Explaining VAM - (velocità ascensionale media) a method for estimating your speed when cycling through hills and planning your sportive training runs. A Naismith's rule for cyclists, calculated by Michele Ferrari.

Skywatch - Canis Major

Skywatch Spring: Canis Major

The second of a seasonal series on exploring the night sky, focussing on the constellation of Canis Major and the dog star, Sirius.

Welsh Coast Path Porthmadog to Cardigan

Porthmadog to Cardigan on the Welsh Coast Path

Walking from Porthmadog to Cardigan along the Wales Coast Path along the coast of Snowdonia and Ceredigion.

Fenouillèdes, France

Spring flowers of the Fenouillèdes, France

An introduction to the spring flowers of the Fenouillèdes in the south France, between the Corbière Mountains and the Pyrenees near Pic Canigou.