Who am I ?

Full Course Trails is run by Douglas Simpson: a Scotsman with a passion for being creative in the outdoors.

With a background in trail and mountain running Douglas has the ability to get to those hard to reach locations, to capture the shot you need for your project.

A licensed drone pilot, photographer and audio engineer your story is in safe hands.

Mountain Runner / Creator 

Proud to have worked with the following brands and events

An opportunity

Working to build a better brand with you

2019 provides the  perfect opportunity  to build your brand awareness using the powerful combination of social platforms and story telling. 

Working directly with outdoor brands and events FCT can allow for true to life, effective and engaging content creation.

I  have monthly adventures into a variety of location in the UK, Europe and Australia planned for 2019. 

Each brings a unique opportunity to have your story showcased in some amazing locations.

What I provide

Photographs – inc:  Product shots, Lifestyle and Landscape.

Drone Images and Video Clips  – Up to 4K Resolution 

Promotion through FCT current online profile

Honest and useful feedback on your products 

My Passion

  • To work with great outdoor brands
  • Go on exciting adventures
  • Promote a healthy outdoor lifestyle
  • Create professional and engaging content


I enjoyed working with Douglas and I feel we got a very good result which is paying dividends already.

He was extremely personable with the team and group that he was filming,  and as well as filming the event, he was himself a positive addition to it! 

Richard Bull

Race Director, Manaslu Trail Race, NEPAL

Working with initiative and a sense of humour. Doug captured some of the unique features of our Ultra Tour Monte Rosa.

The result was a great promotional video we could share on social media to give our community a new insight and to excite them about the race.

Thanks for all your work Doug

Lizzy Hawker

Race Director, Ultra Tour Monte Rosa, Switzerland

When people want to know the story of TrailFest, we start by showing them the film made by Full Course Trails.

The impact of the video has been huge in terms of growing our community

We can’t thank Douglas enough for giving us an amazing promotional film.

Ryan and Jo

Founders, TrailFest, Scotland

2019 Adventures


TyroL,  Austria 

Dolomites, Italy 


Cradle Mountain, TASMANIA

Wanaka, New Zealand

South Asia

Annapurana, Nepal 


Torridon,  highlands 

Isle of Skye




A Beautiful Winters Day in Scotland

A Beautiful Winters Day in Scotland

Nov 30th 2019 I woke to a cold and crisp morning. Blue skies above and a fresh layer of frost on the ground. I decided to get out on the hill and so headed to Aberfeldy to hike the well worn track up to Beinn Ghlas and along the ridge onto Ben Lawers. Starting in the...