Monthly Archives: April 2011

Glen Affric – Tuesday 26 April

I had a quite time after a busy week, the last day on the hills was at Glen Affric a wonderful glen about 30 miles from Inverness. There are some superb big hills there and it can be a remote … Continue reading

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Ben Kilbreck – The Vampire Crash – Thursday 21 April

The weather has been wonderful, hot, clear skies, no midges with just a hint of a breeze. This is a special time on the mountains. The new plants are coming up on the hill as the snow melts and you … Continue reading

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Cummingston sea cliffs – Sunday 17 April

Another magnificent day on the Moray coast, the weather is incredible and shows how lucky we are to be living here. Lots of visitors, Martin Frew from North Wales came last night he is up North to try to get … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking – Fochabers Friday 15 April

A busy few days, Sue, Amy & Mike from Onich near Fort William were up and mountain biking was the theme. We enlisted Pete Amphlett, climber, kayaker and mountain bike expert. After a few false turns we ended up near Fochabers at … Continue reading

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Rock climbing near Cullen – Tuesday 12 April

I tried to go climbing with two good friends, Pete Amphlett and Dan Carrol, unfortunately the cliff was full of nesting sea gulls so we left for another crag. The descent was very steep with my weak knee and I did … Continue reading

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Logie Head – Rockclimbing – Sat 9 th April

What a marvelous day, this area I live in is superb, we went to Logie Head near Cullen on the North East Coast rock climbing on some sea cliffs with some old friends. It was windy to start but sunny & … Continue reading

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Everest Katmandu – sorting the kit – Thursday April 7 th

I am golfed out, I had 2 days with Ned the webmaster golfing at Kinloss and Elgin golf clubs, it was very windy indeed.   Spring is about, with even bees on the Gorse at Hopeman which is full bloom, bright yellow. Hope to … Continue reading

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Cove Bay Sea cliffs Aberdeen.

Yesterday was a hectic day went to Cove sea Cliffs at Aberdeen with Stephen lovely day, we did a bit of scrambling in the sun on warm rock. Great to see the primroses out on the cliffs, spring may be here. Then … Continue reading

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Mothers Day

Please do not forget mothers day tomorrow, unfortunately my Mum passed away many years ago but still miss her, I have got some flowers in the house as she loved them very much. I must have taken that from her … Continue reading

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Everest – Friday – 1 st April

It is 10 years in May since we went to Everest on the RAF MR Expedition to the North Ridge. This was a fantastic event in my life, nearly 4 months away plus years of planning. I was part of … Continue reading

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