â€œIce sheets and glaciers gouged the landscape into its present shapeâ€ -Â Don Currie marvels at the splendour of the Beinn Eighe mountain massif
â€œSpurred on by the buttery snow, I opened out into long, super G turns and then was quite suddenly at the bottomâ€ -Â Amy Marwick went in search of Scottish snow last May
â€œOur mountains have a rich flora and we should look after themâ€ – Â Dr Deborah Long makes a case for the protection of alpine plants
â€œHe goes charging right in amongst the small, silvery fish, scattering them in all directionsâ€ -Â Charlie Phillips introduces extracts from his new photography book on the Moray Firth dolphins
â€œThis rolling, post-industrial rural landscape is the perfect region for cyclingâ€ -Â Keith Fergus explains how Neilston became a Cycle Friendly Community
As always we’d like to extend our gratitude to everyone who’s had a hand in making this issue – the writers, photographers, those who’ve inspired us with their ideas and those who have taken the time to answer our questions (even the daft ones). We couldn’t do it without you.