Category Archives: Bothies

A blowy wander to the Green Loch, Ryvoan bothy a poem, thoughts of family and John Muir. 

My plans were thwarted with the big winds. The car was batterd up at the car park in the Cairngorms, the forecast was right big winds. I decided  it was back to Glenmore Lodge for a wander up to the … Continue reading

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Sadly another wet day on Skye – The Fairy Pools a “honey pot” and Bruach Na Frithe in the wet and misty wander.

Skye Day 2 – I was staying at the fantastic BMC hut in Glenbrittle in Skye with the Moray Mountaineering Club. I had already had a short day previous on Sgurr Na Bannadich before the weather broke. I had an early … Continue reading

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Clachnaben and Mount Battock and an Industrial landscape. The Wind farm beckons?

Yesterday I was out with the Moray Mountaineering Club on their monthly bus meet to Glen Dye for an ascent of Clachnaben at 589 metres and the Corbett Mount Battock. It was a long Bus trip through some stunning scenery … Continue reading

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Lovely morning in the Cairngorms.

I am down in the Cairngorms at the Badaguish Centre with Outfitmoray a local Charity for kids. We have sorted out the Accommodation at the Badaguish Centre near Glenmore and are staying in wonderful wooden chalets in the forest and today … Continue reading

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Badaguish and the Cairngorms with Outfitmoray. 

It was a busy day yesterday as we left for a few days with Outfitmoray for the Cairngorms. I picked up an old pal Bernie Foran as he is cooking for us and the kids over the next week! Outfitmoray … Continue reading

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Is this the way to treat our planet? The mess left at Glastonbury, it seems environmental talk is cheap but what a mess we leave for the future generations.

    What a mess was left by those who were at Glastonbury of course it will all be cleaned up and the site back to normal after a huge clean up but what an example to show the world … Continue reading

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A wonderful afternoon with Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team at the Opening of their new Base in Dingwall. It gives you faith in human kindness.

I have been extremely lucky in my life to meet so many great people, nowadays with the World in turmoil it is wonderful to celebrate a happy event with good people. Dundonnell MRT opened their new Base in Dingwall and … Continue reading

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