Monthly Archives: April 2012

Walk down memory lane 19 Munro’s at Kintail with my dog Teallach.

I was pretty tired yesterday after my early call from Australia and my fun day on the hill at Kintail, one hill and the legs are sore, I must get fit?  As I walked off down the track past the … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Enviroment, Family, Friends, Local area and events to see, Mountaineering | 6 Comments

Here comes the sun -wonderful day at Kintail on the West Coast

It was an early start as I was picking up Gus and getting a lift to Kintail on the West Coast. An early call from Australia made sure I was up early and what a morning, the sun was blazing … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Corbetts, Enviroment, Flora, Wildlife | 2 Comments

Heading to the West Coast again – Beinn Loinne near the Cluanie Inn Kintail

  The weather was wild again yesterday and we tried to play golf at Hopeman, in the end it was so wet we came off frozen (colder than Canada) to hot soup and soaking gear.The sleet and driving rain straight … Continue reading

Posted in Corbetts, Friends | Leave a comment

“Murder in the Glens” a sad end to a Search on the West Coast.

As I was on the hill on Monday thinking I was on a new Corbett it seemed very familiar and as I neared the  summit ridge I remember being on these two hills before. My memory can be pretty poor! It was on a call-out on July … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Corbetts, Friends, Mountain rescue | Leave a comment

Wild weather high winds and lots of rain! Lots of snow on the hills.

The weather looks wild today and I hear the wind and driving rain crashing on the skylight roof at Burghead. I had a look at the forecast for the Cairngorms today on the Mountain Weather Information Service MWIS it is … Continue reading

Posted in Enviroment, Views Political?, Wildlife | Leave a comment

Wild Flowers and Wind – Farms!

Spent the day sorting kit out after a great day out at Kintail yesterday. I have been working out how many Corbetts I have left. It is now down to 23 but some hard ones to get done from Jura … Continue reading

Posted in Corbetts, Enviroment, Flora, Plants, Views Political? | Leave a comment

Kintail Corbett – Sguman Coinntich a day in the sun.

It was a last minute decision as Brent texted and said the weather was a bit better in the West and did I fancy a day on the hill? I am still coughing but needed a wander, the boys Brent … Continue reading

Posted in Corbetts, Enviroment, Flora, Friends, Plants, Wildlife | Leave a comment