Campsite Correspondent Laraine Wyn-Jones

We’re pretty excited to be sending smoke signals ’round the globe, and are pumped to introduce our newest Scottish Campsite Correspondent, Laraine Wyn-Jones!  We’re so happy to have you here Laraine, and look forward to Scottish adventures with you! (Hold the Haggis!)

Here’s a bit about Laraine:

“After spending 12 years sitting behind a desk, living a sedentary and quiet sort of existence, I won a competition that literally changed my life. It was to spend a week in Wales, UK climbing the Welsh 3000’s – the 14 peaks in the Snowdonia National Park that are over 3000 feet. Having never climbed more than a flight of stairs, I was petrified.

A week later I was physically broken but completely hooked.
Fast forward two years, I’d climbed the 3000’s a couple more times, climbed and hiked in Scotland and the French and Swiss Alps, and decided that weekends were no longer enough to get my fix of the outdoors. I handed in my notice at my sensible desk-based job and moved to the Inner Hebrides of Scotland with my husband to run a small adventure business.

These days my desk (on the occasions I’m at it) overlooks a harbour where dolphins play, I live in hiking boots and waterproofs (this is Scotland, after all) and I can’t remember the last time I wore make up or styled my hair. I’ve never been happier!

I can’t wait to share my stories from the Inner Hebrides, and my upcoming explorations of the Outer Hebrides and mainland Scotland!”Campsite correspondent

Follow along with Laraine here at the Campsite, as well as here! and on Instagram & Twitter too!

0 Responses

  1. Camp That Site
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    Sounds like a great life choice. Can’t wait to hear all about your adventures

  2. Will & Ash
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    We’ve always loved Scotland ! Really looking forward to some write ups 🙂 xo

    Will & Ashlee – http://www.mountainashy.com

  3. Julie
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    I can’t wait to hear your stories!