Monthly Archives: April 2016

A Winter day on Eigg an ascent of An  Sgurr. 

What a day on An Sgurr on the Island of Eigg we had one of the most wonderful days ever on the hill. In 40 years this day was his was one of the best. Eigg has a unique skyline … Continue reading

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Early start for Eigg – Gateway to the Small Isles.

I am off to Eigg for the weekend leaving from Arisaig near Mallaig with the Moray Mountaineering Club  I hope the weather improves a bit ? There was snow  down to sea level yesterday just my luck so the 3 … Continue reading

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Winter is still with us be careful!

I am heading for the Island of Eigg for the weekend weather permitting and away from the crowds as it is a May holiday. Winter is still with us and looking at the forecast still winter in big mountains. Every … Continue reading

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Sheep ticks – worth looking into?

Every Year I get them, it is worth reminding you and your pals about them? Hi, this may be interesting you: You HAVE to learn this tick removal trick before you go camping! This is the link: http://theshrug.com/tb-tick-removal-trick/ Dr Alan … Continue reading

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Leaving the West Coast is never easy, especially after that special weekend.

We had a low-key night in Ullapool after our great day on the hill it had been a busy few days and I was in bed by 2130 and awake by 0530.  There was no walking down the harbour after … Continue reading

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Great weekend to the North West – A Special Journey to Shenavall Bothy.

What a great weekend on the North West – Shenavall Bothy and Four Season in one Day. Over the weekend I have been away with my Stepdaughter Yvette who arrived from the deep South at Inverness airport on Friday afternoon. … Continue reading

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Epic Tales by Ian Skyes at Book chat last night in Inverness. In the Shadow of Ben Nevis.

Last night I went to a book launch by Ian Spike Sykes at Waterstones in Inverness on his great book In the Shadow Of Ben Nevis. It was a great insight into the book and the man and it was … Continue reading

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