ABOUT ME

Cameron McNeish is an award-winning writer and television presenter whose fields of interest include mountaineering, hill-walking, backpacking, cycle touring, mountain biking and Scots and Irish traditional music. He is also an avid campervan man!

 

For twenty years Cameron was editor of The Great Outdoors magazine and he now edits Scottish Walks and Scottish Cycling. He also writes a monthly column in the Scots Magazine.

 

Cameron is an experienced television and radio presenter whose successes include The Edge: 100 Years of Scottish Mountaineering; two series of Wilderness Walks; and The Adventure Show. He is a vice-President of Ramblers Scotland and Patron of Scottish Orienteering and Mountain Aid. 

 

He has written over 20 books  on outdoor matters and is recognised as one of the UK's leading  commentators on outdoor affairs.

 

In 2010 Cameron was given a Lifetime Achievement Award from PPA (Professional Publishers Association) Scotland for his services to magazine publishing and in 2015 he was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Adventure Awards. In 2016 Cameron was presented with the Oliver Brown Award by the Scots Independent newspaper for his work in showcasing Scotland.

In February 2018 Cameron was given the Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture, and was entered into the Hall of Fame at the Fort William Mountain Festival.

 

He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society and lives in the Scottish Highlands in the shadow of the Cairngorms