Monthly Archives: July 2015

“Fourth Operation Blues” end of July 2015 an update ?

14 Days Ago –  It was an early start for Aberdeen ARI up at 0430 and a lift in by a good pal Al Swadel who works in the Oil capital. It is great as it is a long way … Continue reading

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The Zermatt Ultra-Marathon giving a short distance Ultra at 45.6km but with 2500m of climbingMark Hartree

My mate Mark Hartree has been at it again  – he is some man, he sent me this a wee blog of his latest adventure – I hope you enjoy it Mark is a talented mountaineer and omwas with me … Continue reading

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Munro Adventure Day 88 – Am Faochagach, Cona Mheall, Meall nan Ceapraichean, Eidigh nan Clach Geala, Beinn Dearg.

DAY 88 ( 27th July ) THE Beinn Dearg Group. Am Faochagach (953m, Munro 210) Place of the Shells Cona’ Mheall (978m, Munro 176) ‘adjoining hill’ Meall nan Ceapraichean (977m, Munro 177‘hill of the stubby hillocks’ Eididh na Clach Geala (927m, Munro 257) ‘web … Continue reading

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Any views on the The Salomon Glen Coe Skyline Race. A few thoughts !

Many will be aware that there is going to be an extreme hill race over some of the Glencoe Peaks that includes the famous Aonach Eagach  (a heart stopping ridge in places if you are not used to the exposure) … Continue reading

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Munro Adventure 2015 – Day 87 Fisherfield – Sgurr Ban, Mullach Coire Mhic Fearchair, Beinn Tarsuinn, A” Mhaighdean – Ruadh Stac Mor.

MUNRO ADVENTURE 2015 DAY 87 ( 26th JULY ) FISHERFIELD. Sgurr Ban –    ‘white peak ‘(989m, Munro 157) Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair –  ‘summit of the corrie of Farquhar’s son’ (1018m, M115) Beinn Tarsuinn  –   ‘The Transverse Hill”’ (937m, Munro 239) A” Mhaighdean … Continue reading

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Munro Adventure 2015 Day 86( 25th July ) An Teallach to Sheneval – Bidein a’ Ghlass Thuill Sgurr Fiona

The story of the great Munro Adventure gets better and better Graeme and Penny are going so well and are now in some great remote hills. I really enjoyed these last few days and the tale gets better and better. … Continue reading

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Munro Adventure 2015 Day 84/85 ( 23/24 July ) A Fannaich Traverse

‘   An Coileachan (923m, Munro 266)     ‘little cock’ Meall Gorm (949m Munro 215) ‘blue hill’ Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich  (954m Munro 209)     ‘big grey hill of Fannaich’ Sgurr Mor (1110m Munro 43)     ‘big peak’ Meall na Crasgaidh (934m Munro 243) ‘hill of the … Continue reading

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