Category Archives: Bothies

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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Hazel 100 Munros in June

Hazel’s 100 Munros in June I’m climbing 100 of Scotland’s munros in June 2017 for Scottish Mountain Rescue because these volunteers provide an outstanding service. Scottish Mountain Rescue represents 23 mountain rescue teams based across the length and breadth of … Continue reading

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Looking for accommodation on Tuesday night the 30 th May #RideforReuben.

I am helping my stepdaughter starting next Friday in her task to cycle from the John Ratcliffe Hospital in Oxford to John O’ Groasts over 750 miles. I fly down next week and I will be the support driver following … Continue reading

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Fingers just back to normal after Skye – new Munro book “Millennial Munros” A Posties Round.

I was in Skye for 4 days over a week ago staying at The Junior Mountaineering Club hut at Coruisk we had great weather and a superb time. Skye is famous for it rough rock Gabbro ( I used to … Continue reading

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Glendessary – Sgurr Cos na Breachd – laoigh ( peak of the cave or bonny calf) and unpronounceable name.

These early starts It was up at 0500 away at 0630 and it was raining when I left to pick up Derrick the birthday boy 75 yesterday in Forres and then on to Dunphail to pick up Babs. The rain … Continue reading

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The last day in Skye a catch up and yes that hill again Sgur Na Stri but with a twist!

Apologises for the late blog but I am just back from Assynt and thought I would catch up with my last hill day on Skye with the Moray Mountaineering Club. We were all tired after a late night the rest … Continue reading

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Off again – Heading to Assynt to the Anson Crash near Ben More Assynt to check out the Memorial on the mountain with the War Graves Commision.

I am just recovering from 3 days in Skye and tonight I head up to Assynt to visit the Anson Crash site near Ben More Assynt. I have written about the replacement memorial cairn on previous blogs so deleve in … Continue reading

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