Active Outdoor Pursuits Blog

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The Benefits of Walking Expeditions in Scotland

White Water Rafting happiest people

Essential Tips for a Memorable and Safe White Water Rafting Experience in Scotland

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The Best Places to go Kayaking in Scotland

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Learning Beyond the Classroom: School Trips to Craigower Lodge Outdoor Centre

waterfall jump canyoning

Discover Adventure in Aviemore: Outdoor Activities for all in Scotland

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Why You Should Consider an Adventure Weekend for Your Stag or Hen Party

An image of Craigower Lodge, Outdoor Adventure Centre in the Cairngorms

Nature’s Playground: A Guide to the Thrills & Experiences that Await at Our Outdoor Adventure Centre in Scotland

A group of people canoeing with mountains in the background as part of their Gold DofE award.

Making the Most of Your Gold Duke of Edinburgh Residential Week in Scotland

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What Training Does a Duke of Edinburgh’s Expedition Involve?

An image of someone wearing ski gear while skiing in Scotland on a sunny day.

Discover The Best of Scottish Skiing

2 day ski touring course in Scotland

Backcountry Skiing in Scotland with Active Outdoor Pursuits

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The Benefits of Residential Outdoor Education for Children in Scotland

A group of people taking part in Winter Mountain Skills training in the Cairngorms, Scotland with Active Outdoor Pursuits.

Essential Winter Mountain Skills for Safe Travel in the Scottish Mountains

A group of people taking part in an outdoor instructor training course, wearing safety gear, standing on rocks by a river,

Training to Become a Professional Outdoor Instructor in Scotland

A group enjoying an Active Outdoor Pursuits Great Glen Way canoe holiday/journey.

The Best Canoeing and Kayaking Holidays in Scotland

A group of people wearing safety gear, enjoying an Active Outdoor Pursuits white water rafting adventure

White Water Rafting Experience

Canyoning adventure at Bruar Falls in Scotland with Active Outdoor Pursuits

Our Top Tips for Canyoning in Scotland

Where The ITC Course Can Take You Career Wise.

Where The ITC Course Can Take You Career Wise.

What is the Best White Water SUP Board?

What is the Best White Water SUP Board?

When Snow Becomes Dangerous. What to do Before, During, and After an Avalanche

Whitewater SUP on the Noguera Pallaresa

White-Water SUP on the Noguera Pallaresa

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The Essential Kit List for Outdoor Instructors in Training

Spey in a day

Spey in a Day SUP

British Canoeing Raft Guide Leader 3

From Trainee to Instructor: The Skills You Need to Lead Outdoor Adventures

Winter Skills Course

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A Sea Kayaking Adventure

Beginner Paddlesports Sessions

School Residential Program

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River Spey Descent

The great glen canoe trail blog

Great Glen Canoe

Expedition Food


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Ayrshire Scouts Outdoor Activities

Ayrshire Scouts Outdoor Activities

water wellness

Ways to enjoy water-based activities for an invigorating wellness boost

female raft guides

Female Raft Guide Course review

Findhorn Canoe Descent

The Findhorn Descent

Top Tips for walking in winter

Top Tips for Walking in Winter

Whitewater Pulley Systems

Whitewater Pulley Systems

Knoydart Canoe expedition adventure

Knoydart a Canoe Adventure

Pathways into the Outdoor Industry

Pathways into the Outdoor Industry

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Steps to Becoming an Outdoor Instructor

choosing the right ice axe

What ice axe do I need

Professional Outdoor Instructors

Professional Outdoor Instructors

Winter Walking kit list

Winter Walking Kit

Becoming an Outdoor Instructor

Becoming an Outdoor Instructor

Winter Skills & Snowholing in Scotland

Life in a Snowhole with Active Outdoor Pursuits

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Scotland; The West Highland Way

adventure holidays in scotland

Adventure Holiday in Scotland

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award – Get Involved!

ski in scotland

Why Ski in Scotland!

Aviemore & Cairngorms Outdoor Instructor Training Course

Lets Celebrate! Awards & New Instructors!

White Water Leader Training

Active Outdoor Pursuits Blog

This page is to hold all of our posts written by the different staff of Active Outdoor Pursuits throughout the years. If you have scrolled this far then we hope that you have at least read some of them and found them interesting and informative. Should you have any questions regarding the posts on this page, then please contact Active Outdoor Pursuits and we would be more than happy to answer any questions that you may have or wish to discuss. Our posts will vary – some will be informative and educational, some will be fun and entertaining and some will be recounts of trips that we have done and provide us with great memories.

We hope to see you for an adventure in the future. If you are looking to get into the industry then check out our Outdoor Pursuits Instructor Training Course

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