Category Archives: Corbetts

Heading home from Glen Clova A glen for all seasons?Memories of past days with the RAF Wessex from Leuchars. Neil Robertson stretchers?

The Glen Clova Hotel was packed the small bar only a few seats the rest were full with meals being served that looked great so I has a quick pint after dinner and back to the bunkhouse. It would be … Continue reading

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Mountain Aid Winter talk last night Kilmarnock full house again tonight Dumfries Police HQ at 1930. Ayr United win what a day.

Last nights talk for Mountain Aid was held in Kilmarnock at the Capringham Golf Club it was a great success with another full house. The event was hosted by the Am Binnien club. Thanks to all. Despite the dark night … Continue reading

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Carn an Fhreiceadain 878 metres – The hill of the watchers Lookout – and  a big get together at The RAF Scotland Re union at Newtonmore.

It was a busy night with folk arriving at the Highlander Hotel in Newtonmore. There was lots of catching up to do and my friends Dave and Sue arrived from Canada. I left them all about 2300 and the  party … Continue reading

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Lightweight on the hills some pros and cons in winter hill running?

There are many out on the hills nowadays enjoying the hills by running. It is as many know a great to enjoy a mountain day travelling fast and light. In the past there were few running the hills and I … Continue reading

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Heading Home from Killin an easy Corbett and home.

It had been a great night at Killin Mountain Rescue 50 th Anniversary  and I was up early in my Hotel in Killin the Coach House. The view from my window was superb with the light and hills emerging. I … Continue reading

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A bonnie trip to Beinn nan Imirean 849 metres  just off the busy A85 past Crianlarich and new Corbett for me!

Friday after tea – It was an easy drive down to Onich for the night to give me an early start as the traffic in Fort William due to road works on the A82 it is awful just now and … Continue reading

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Mount Battock the most easterly Corbett.

Today I am out with the Moray Mountaineering club on a Bus meet to Mount Battock from Glen Dye over a wee hill Clachnaben with a striking granite tor with its rock climbing cliff it  gives a great view of … Continue reading

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