Saturday, 15 December 2018

Winter has arrived

As the year draws to a close December has has been quiet on the activity front just a couple of little trips and coaching. And today winter arrived, but for how long?

 Kayak Leader Assessment, Who's going to lead first?

 Jamie surfing

 Ross wondering how he got hereto and where is here?!

 Sunny autumnal day

 Things you find on a river.... and a pumpkin!

 Glasgow Academy on Loch Lomond for some DofE Training

 Laps on the Braan with Callum

 Open Canoe Leader Assessment on Loch Lubhair and the River Dochart

 The 'Falls of Monesss' in the 'Birks of Aberfeldy' beginning to freeze

 Winter sunshine Looking towards Farragon Hill

 Home, Aberfeldy

 From nothing to this in an hour!

 Ice coming down the 'Moness Burn

Feels like Canada

Sunday, 11 November 2018

The rest of October

With November in full swing I have got time to reflect on the final two weeks in October. A lovely few days spent with a family from Orkney visiting the area and trying some adventures, a family of 3 from Englandshire kayaking followed by days of incredible sunsets.

 Cold morning on the River Lyon

 Team selfie!

 Searching for beaver evidence 

 Loch Faskally into the wind

 You got me wet Frenchie!

 Linn of Tummel

 Colours continue to amaze

 After battling into the wind we set up a sail to sail back, The wind typically dropped!!!!

 Kayaking on a full River Tay

 Trying to hide from the camera whilst focusing on the rapid!!

 It's not cold!, It's not cold!, It's not cold!

 Team Orkney in the gorge

 Amongst it

 They make the 'hardline Orkney

 Dad's cannonball 

 And again!

 Spending sometime in the 'Green Room'

 Appearing from the 'Green Room'

 Big jump to finish

 Hot chocolates all round, and an invisible one!!!

Sunset from outside the front door

Monday, 22 October 2018

October Holidays

With the school holidays in full swing, its been a mixed bag of activities and courses. Family sessions on the loch, White Water courses on the rivers, slalom training and a visit form my little sister who came at a magical time of the year.

 A lovely family out on Loch Tay

 White Water Kayak Leader Training with Chapelholme Canoe Club

 White Water Kayak Leader Training with Chapelholme Canoe Club

 Slalom training at Grandtully ready for the Scottish Champs

 Blue skies and paddling

 Enchanted Forest with Helen and Becky

 Enchanted Forest with Helen and Becky

 This years theme

 Enchanted Forest with Helen and Becky

Treated Becky to some Perthshire Colours on the River Garry

Winston and I, Photo credit Becky



 Could it get anymore colourful 

 Just before we entered Loch Faskally

 Loch Faskally

 Even Winston is stunned by the colours

 Lovely walk around the 'Hermitage' in Dunkeld

 'Falls of Hermitage'

 Helen and Becky

Helen and I