Monthly Archives: June 2011

Walk back to Corrie Hallie after a great trip to Shenevall.

There was no one else in the bothy apart from the nosy family of deer and I had a great nights sleep and was away at first light, a lovely walk back to Corrie Hallie went well, no midges again and … Continue reading

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Shenevall and the Eastern Fisherfield Four


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The Fisherfield Wilderness

Views open of An Teallach at every part of our walk. One of the great things of living in Morayshire is that you are so near the big hills. I have a friend who is getting near the end of his … Continue reading

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Sad news

Last week a young friend Robbie Cammack aged 19 was killed on the Frendo Spur in the French Alps when he was caught by bad weather and fell whilst retreating of the mountain. Robbie was at Edinburgh University and going into his … Continue reading

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Glencoe and the midges!

This weekend I had to help move Stephen to his accommodation in Glencoe as he has moved there to work in Fort William. He lives now in Glencoe village with great views of Bidian Nam Bian from the house. We … Continue reading

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Polldubh Glen Nevis

We had a  great few hours at Polldubh Glen Nevis near Fort William. The weather was kind and there were only a few midges about, they can be the scourge of the West Coast of Scotland. Tom Mac Donald and Stephen Burns climbed with … Continue reading

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Fort William weekend 4-5 June

I arrived at Onich near Fort William after my meeting on Friday night and was well looked after by a long-term friend Sue Heron and Mike and Amy at her house. What a situation overlooking Ardgour and Glencoe. It was … Continue reading

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Friday 3 June “The Scottish Heatwave”

What a great day and I was off for the weekend to Newtonmore deep in the Highlands. I was playing a Seniors golf Open with my friend Tom Jones. The weather was incredible blue skies and very hot for Scotland … Continue reading

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1 st June – Mountains Home and Abroad This is the story of Ted Atkins and his partner Anselm Murphy on their ascent of Kanchenjunga in the Himalayas. An epic on the way off with a very ill climber, without a doubt she would not have made … Continue reading

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