Category Archives: Book

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

Posted in Book, Bothies, Corbetts, Equipment, Gear, Mountain rescue, mountain safety, Mountaineering, Munros, Views Mountaineering, Weather, Wildlife | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Aircraft incidents, Articles, Avalanche info, Book, Bothies, Equipment, Family, Friends, Mountaineering, Weather, Wildlife | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Articles, Book, Books, Bothies, Enviroment, Friends, Gear, Hill running and huge days!, Mountain rescue, mountain safety, Poems, Rock Climbing, Scottish winter climbing., SMC/SMT, Views Mountaineering, Weather | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Book, Books, Mountain rescue, mountain safety, Mountaineering, PTSD, Recomended books and Guides, Scottish winter climbing. | Leave a comment

In Elgin tonight at 1900 in the Drouthy Cobbler – Adventures of the Midnight Mountaineer.

The Moray Walking Festival starts today and it is worth a look on their website http://www.moraywalkingfestival.co.uk/ if you want a change of direction? There is a lecture tonight in Elgin by a Allan Rowan in the Drouthy Cobbler Elgin at 1900 … Continue reading

Posted in Book, Enviroment, Friends, Hill running and huge days!, Lectures, Local area and events to see, Mountaineering, Munros, Recomended books and Guides, Views Mountaineering | Leave a comment

Teallach – Its a Dog’s Life.

It is a dreich day and I needed cheering up and up came a photo of my old Dog Teallach – sit back and have a tea or coffee or later in the day a wee drink you may have … Continue reading

Posted in Book, Bothies, Friends, Hill running and huge days!, Mountain rescue, mountain safety, Mountaineering, SAR, Scottish winter climbing., SMC/SMT, Views Mountaineering | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Articles, Book, Enviroment, Family, Friends, Mountain rescue, mountain safety, Views Mountaineering, Views Political?, Weather, Wildlife | Leave a comment