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Ed Byrne

  • Ed Byrne tries… kayaking

    Ed Byrne tries… kayaking

    30th November 2017

    Ed heads out with a guide to access some of Scotland’s remotest hills by boat, and is dismayed to find himself thwarted by Scottish weather

  • Ed Byrne tries… fishing

    Ed Byrne tries… fishing

    16th November 2017

    In an effort to become more self-sufficient, comedian Ed Byrne tries catching his own food... it can’t be that difficult, right?

  • Ed Byrne tries… winter skills

    Ed Byrne tries… winter skills

    9th November 2017

    Ed Byrne spends a day in the Glenshee hills, brushing up on his winter skills and finding out why crampons are banned in squash courts

  • Ed Byrne tries… basic navigation

    Ed Byrne tries… basic navigation

    19th October 2017

    Comedian and hillwalker Ed Byrne could do with improving his navigation skills. We sent him out with an instructor for a bit of map-and-compass work

  • Hunting for snow with Ed Byrne as the last Scottish snow of 2017 melts

    Hunting for snow with Ed Byrne as the last Scottish snow of 2017 melts

    2nd October 2017

    There are a few places in Scotland's mountains where patches of snow rarely melt from one year to the next. As the final traces of last season's white stuff looked close to vanishing, Ed Byrne joined expert Iain Cameron for a trip to Braeriach to visit two of them

  • Ed Byrne tries… paragliding

    Ed Byrne tries… paragliding

    28th September 2017

    Outdoor Ed – currently touring Britain with a new show – takes to the skies in his regular column for The Great Outdoors