Category Archives: Book

Tom Patey – One man’s mountains a few tales from a must read.

One of the great mountaineering books I have ever read is One Man’s Mountains about the life of the famous Scottish Climbing Doctor Tom Patey.  Sadly I never met Tom but he was well known by many of my friends … Continue reading

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Day 2 Skye – A wander onto Garbh Bheinn via the coastal path  nearly! Eagles, Herons, crazy seals and the “Mad Burn”.

I was staying at the Coruisk hut in the Isle of Skye and I decided to camp nearby with the weekend meet with the Moray Mountaineering Club. There were 14 turned up for the meet all came in by boat … Continue reading

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Highland Scrambles South is out what a great addition. Be careful though these are mainly mountain routes, some that will be rarely climbed.The Scottish Mountain Trust (SMT)and what they do for us? They raised nearly £1,297,500

It is out now – but be careful in the big mountains especially on rarely climbed routes. After winter a dry spell in May and a wet June there ,may be loose rock about. This is a guide that will … Continue reading

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The Mountain Bothies Association MBA.

At the weekend a lot of us enjoy a break out of the wind and rain in a Mountain Bothy we were up in the far North at Lochiveraon at the West end of loch a’ Bhraoin. It was great … Continue reading

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Dogs tales/ tails from the back of a Landrover.

    My name is Teallach I was a very soft Alsatian and I have been asked to guest on this blog. I was very lucky to have spent all of my life on the hills. My mother Dreish another … Continue reading

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The Munros – 40 years on, a different era?

The Munros 40 years on looking back  what a great way to learn about this great country, the mountains their hidden secrets and of course it’s people. It is amazing when you look back in time to the 13 November … Continue reading

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Call-out Hamish MacInnes Vertebrate Publishing. Now an ebook.

Call-out Hamish MacInnes Vertebrate Publishing This is the classic tale of the early days of mountain rescue mainly in Glencoe, Scotland. Hamish is a world-class mountaineer and yet he spent so much time helping his fellow man and women in … Continue reading

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