Home
Schedules
Photographs
Photo Albums
Events in Planning
News
Kit List
Information
Weather Forecasts
Training Opportunities
Statistics
Minibus
Health Benefits
About Us
Buzzard or Golden Eagle
Collective Nouns
Public Intranet

 

Blairgowrie Walking Festival

 

Weather Forecasts

MWIS

 

Supported by:

 

OutDoorAdv.jpg (1023163 bytes) 

We are members of:

 

Blairgowrie and District Next Steps

Site Updated 8th December 2017

 

Blairgowrie and East Perthshire Next Steps Walking Group

Ten Things They Never Told You About Hillwalking

First Aid Course for Walk Leaders, etc 20/21st January, location TBA.

Christmas Dinner & AGM is 19:00 12th Dec Strathmore Arms. 

BaDNS provides a range of weekday walking opportunities supervised by fully qualified walk leaders and first aiders, suitable for most abilities.

Easy Walks   Moderate Walks   Serious Walks

Our programme of walks range from easy low level or town based starter walks up to very serious extended and remote hill walking, and associated activities.  They are designed to allow people to develop and progress at their own pace reaching whatever standards they set for themselves.  Our programme evolved from the easy and short single walk Stride for Life programme that started in early 2004.  As people gained confidence and fitness many found that they needed more challenges.  This grew so successful that a full range of walks spread over different days had to be developed.  After an initial introduction (on a few Wednesday walks) all participants are welcome (bus seats permitting and subject to the subscription) to take part in whatever walks and activities they are capable of doing. 

Running totals for the moderate and advanced walks

May 2005 to date

Walked: 84,473km (52,489.5 miles),

Climbed: 3,276,178m (10,748,583ft or 2,035.7 miles),

 on 8,576 walk places, over 840 walks.

2017 to date Advanced Walks

Walked: 2,197.8km (1,365.6 miles),

Climbed: 78,505m (257,562ft or 48.8 miles,

 on 201 walk places, over 20 walks.

2017 to date Mid-Level Walks

Walked: 2,595.2km (1,612.6 miles),

Climbed: 64,498m (211,607ft or 40.1  miles),

 on 312 walk places, over 26 walks.

Walking is a great way to stay healthy and active.  It benefits weight control, blood pressure, cholesterol, helps to maintain healthy bones, muscles and joints whilst giving you more energy.

 

Can you prescribe nature?

 

"All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking."

- Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

 

Blairgowrie and District Next Steps follows the

Scottish Outdoor Access Code

Near Redmyre Loch.
 
 It looks like Cairn of Claise has grown another several hundred metres!
 
News on our facebook page
 
Bachnagairn, Glen Moulzie.
 
 
The Dacies, Canness Glen.
 
 

All photographs on this web site belong to NSC Outdoor Adventures unless stated otherwise.  They may not be distributed or reproduced by any means, or in any form, without prior written permission.

 

This site has been designed by NSC Design Ltd.