A Wild Winter Breo Blog

by Steve Holmes February 09, 2016

The winter weather of 2015/16 will certainly be a remembered; although I fear, for the wrong reasons. So far this season we have struggled to maintain a consistent snowpack for snow sports. Any success has revolved around mixed climbing (snowed up rock climbing) with little in the way of descent ice conditions. The winds have also been ferocious with recorded … Continue reading
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Injury, Recovery & Some Time Off

by Sarah Morton January 12, 2016

I could count on one hand the number of times I’ve had to rest for recovery after a long run, so I had absolutely no idea it could take me more than a month to recover from my 54k Alpine ultra! I knew it would be sensible to rest for a bit, but my first proper 20k hill run after … Continue reading
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Breo Hero’s 700 Mile Challenge

by Nick Annan April 27, 2015

Our own Breo Hero Sarah Morton, and fellow outdoor enthusiast Laraine Wyn-Jones, have a pretty major challenge lined up this Summer with 700 miles off road to cover around the West coast of Scotland for their ‘Running North’ project.

Starting at Ardnamurchan point, they will finish around 10 days later at John o Groats having covered hundreds of miles off road. As if that wasn’t challenging enough, the landscape around those parts is less than flat with combined ascents totalling around 80,000 feet.

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Sea Kayaking On The West Coast Of Scotland

by Sarah Morton May 13, 2014

The last time I tried any sort of paddling was a couple of years ago – a press trip on the River Spey in the Scottish Highlands, by canoe. I was absolutely rubbish at it – zigzagging down the river, getting stuck in the sides and stranded in the rapids. I vowed never to embark on any sort of paddling … Continue reading
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Sport Climbing In Scotland

by Sarah Morton May 13, 2014

I’m not sure sport climbing and Scotland are two things that are immediate obvious matches when you mention either in conversation, however, from my perspective, they are a match made in heaven! Sport climbing in Scotland is relatively young – say, twenty years or so. The tradition has always been to make use of the more adventurous mountains, crags and … Continue reading
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