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FOUR SEASONS: IN PRAISE OF TURNING BACK

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 30 March 2013 BEAUMONT bottles it again,” quipped a colleague earlier this month, on hearing the news that professional adventurer Mark Beaumont had decided to abandon his latest project – an attempt to climb Patagonia’s highest peak, the 4,000m-plus Cerro San Valentin. The Scot decided to take his team home because […]

FOUR SEASONS: TISO TURNS 50

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 15 September 2012 CHRIS Tiso is showing me the edited highlights of the Tiso family scrapbook. There’s a black-and-white shot of his dad, Graham, standing outside his first outdoors gear store on Edinburgh’s Rodney Street in the 1960s, rocking an outrageous pair of stripy bell-bottoms. There’s also a series of colour […]

FOUR SEASONS: MUDDLING THROUGH

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 16 June 2012 ON MONDAY evening, some of the most revered adventurers of our adventuresome age will assemble at the Omni Centre in Edinburgh to talk about their exploits. Round-the-world cyclist Mark Beaumont will be joined by Arctic explorer Charlie Paton, boundary-busting sea kayaker Patrick Winterton and the ever-inventive David Cornthwaite, […]

FOUR SEASONS: IN PRAISE OF HOMEGROWN SKI FILMS

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 16 October 2010 THE Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival always seems able to attract a smattering of big-name guest speakers, but this year event organiser Stevie Christie is spoiling us like a chocolate-dispensing diplomat. Topping the bill for 2010, he has lined up celebrity cyclist Mark Beaumont, who will give a talk […]