Category Archives: Corbetts

There is something about Stac Pollaidh that when on this lovely wee mountain or any other of these great mountains it brings the incredible words of Norman MaCaig to the mind. How can someone write such words that the hills … Continue reading

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Yesterday it was a quick turn round from the weekend in Ardgour to see my pal Pete and Ally who were staying in Elphin. They had rented a wee cottage and invited me over. It’s about 3 hours to Elphin … Continue reading

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It is hard to believe how great the weather was on the mountains on Sunday . Today the weather forecast is wild. My friend Terry Moore is up climbing some Corbetts and staying tonight. Poor soul the weather today is … Continue reading

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Mountain Aid – Corbetts for Courses a good cause can you help climb a Corbett in May?

Mountain Aid: the hill walkers’ charity, is excited to announce its May 2019 fundraising initiative Corbetts for Courses. It seems a great idea and I hope to be fit for it and have put my name down for the Corbett. … Continue reading

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Headed home. Snowy Ossian and the Stag at Ossian a bit of a celebrity now after an article in the Sunday Post. Be aware heavy snow and wind.

Old age does not come easy and the Hostel was a bit busy and I found out that I was not booked my mistake. More of the club were arriving via Culra and some Munro’s. The weather would be wild … Continue reading

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Hard going on the hills ? Do you leave word where your going?

I am helping a pal who is out on the hills on his own. He is out for a week chasing hills. He leaves me his route if possible texts me on the summits and when he gets off. He … Continue reading

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