Published: 24 Mar 2022
Winner of the 2022 John Muir Trust Wild Poetry Competition, Gaelic, P5-7 category - Olivia MacGregor - writes about a frosty winter morning.
Published: 4 Mar 2022
Winky O'Neale was a mountain guide in the Cuillin for more than 15 years, running and organising her own courses. Her poem pays homage to the 'sinuous, powerful' Cuillin Ridge on Skye.
Published: 15 Feb 2022
"Our home near Inverness backs on to a woodland that has recently been taken into community ownership and we are frequently treated to unexpected encounters with nature." Gina's poems capture chance meetings with an owlet and young sparrowhawk.
Published: 27 Jan 2022
"Dainty Alpinist, chinking her roots into fissures and fractures, like crampons in toeholds." Yvonne Reddick's poem celebrates the hardy plants that cling to the UK's highest mountain.
Published: 28 Jun 2021
Helping us celebrate 21 years of looking after Nevis is Pip Rolls who recounts a memorable walk with friends 50 years ago, that included climbing the UK's highest mountain.
Published: 15 Jun 2021
As part of our celebration of 21 years of caring for Nevis, Lena Hunter, Head of Learning and Adventure at the Outward Bound Trust’s Loch Eil Centre near Fort William, talks about a special relationship with the area that goes back many years.
Published: 13 May 2021
Sparks fly in Quinag Conservation Officer Romany Garnett's evocative poem.
Published: 11 May 2021
Helping us celebrate 21 years of looking after Nevis is editor of Sidetracked magazine, Alex Roddie, who pays tribute to the Ben's more challenging aspects.
Published: 3 May 2021
As part of our celebration of 21 years of caring for Ben Nevis, Rob Bushby remembers a very special guided walk into the corries of the North Face of Ben Nevis as part of the countdown to the London 2012 Olympics.
Published: 3 May 2021
Helping us celebrate 21 years of looking after Nevis are Chris Boothman and Gillian Hughes who run the Carinbrook Guest House and share some of their glorious photographs of a favourite season on and around the Ben.
Published: 29 Apr 2021
"I followed the thin trails of life moving above me..." While Gwennie Fraser was attending to repairs on the family croft house, in the North West Highlands, she witnessed the wonderful spectacle of geese migrating north overhead on a clear day.
Published: 28 Apr 2021
This year’s summer solstice marks 21 years since the Trust began caring for Ben Nevis. It’s been a busy couple of decades explains, our Nevis Conservation Officer, Nathan Berrie.