Monthly Archives: August 2016

Grandkids are coming for a short trip! Munro Karma on Bynack Mor –  what a magic thing to do ! 

Great news the grand kids are coming up for a quick few days! My plans have changed but what a great surprise ! I love them dearly cannot wait to see them and get them out and about on our … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking day to Gleann Eanaich.

I had a pal wanting to go out Mountain Biking and was staying near Glenmore despite the big weekend of the “Thunder in the Glen” at Aviemore. This involves the famous Harley Davidson’s were in Aviemore to celebrate the 20 … Continue reading

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Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team pay tribute to James Edwards BBC News. My thoughts are with all the family and friends.

Dundonnell  mountain rescue team has paid tribute to one of its members who died after falling in a remote part of the Highlands earlier this month. James Edwards was setting up a radio relay station on the Munro, Ruadh Stac … Continue reading

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Lovely day in the Cairngorms a wander above Loch Avon.

I had to visit the Badaguish Centre yesterday near Glenmore to have look at the facilities to remind my failing memory of what the kitchen is like in the chalets. I hope to go there in October with a group … Continue reading

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Sad day for Italy – Heading over to Cairngorms – Outfitmoray Recce and maybe a wander in the hills.

The news is full of the tragic earthquake in Italy and my thoughts are with those who lost their lives and also the emergency services who are working hard to recover survivors. I love Italy , fine people and though … Continue reading

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An Teallach the incredible mountain and some memories of it and of RAF Mountain Rescue.

Is there a finer mountain in Scotland than An Teallach? I was speaking to the current RAF Lossiemouth Team Leader who was just back from a weekend on the North West and had enjoyed a great day on An Teallach … Continue reading

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Wet and midge madness on the West, but sunny at Inverness. A sunset to end the day!

“The best laid schemes of mice and men” were dashed yesterday as we avoided the tourists with an early start and a wet trip to Kintail on the West Coast. It rained all the way and as we passed Loch … Continue reading

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New Navigation Book out by Lyle Brotherton “Ultimate Navigation Manual”

It is great news that my friend’s book on navigation has been published by Collins this week and is now available. It has been a long journey of nearly 5 years to complete and  huge research has gone into it by…

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Heading to the Corbett Aonach Buidhe 899 metres : ‘yellow ridge’ on the West Coast near Kintail.Stalking advice?

This was a low key weekend for me as I was catching up and the weather held we had some grand sunshine. I may be a bit tired from the nights of watching the Olympics what a two weeks, long … Continue reading

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Video from Ardgour Garbh Bheinn visit to Alan Grout Cairn. 

Thanks for a great day Dan Carrol!

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