Category Archives: Corbetts

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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New Year’s Day what a great walk on Sgurr an Airgid at Kintail.

The keen folks were away at 0630 on New Years Day for a big hill day on the 5 Sisters and hopefully the Brothers . A big hill day in any books especially at this time of year. Other big … Continue reading

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Getting ready for winter? Maps and route planning?

Route planning in winter ? Maps, Gps and changes over the years. I used to love getting out the maps and planning my hill days now it’s so easy with so many great Guide books and advice on the net … Continue reading

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A big day in Fisherfield and an unplanned night in the bothy at Shenevall

In the early 80’s I was into big days on the hills. In Mountain Rescue we trained hard for the inevitable call out after a long day on the hill or after work! To get fit we pushed out the … Continue reading

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Graham’s 224,Donald’s 89, Corbetts,220,Furths 34, Tops 227,Munro’s 284. A big Day as Anne Butler completes the lot.

Yesterday I was invited to my friends completion of all her Graham’s near Crianlarich . It was an early start for the 3 hour drive and I was stopping to see Aunty Elma in Crianlarich for a cup of tea … Continue reading

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Special day in Galloway a place that never lets you down . Great hills few folk .

Yesterday I picked my brother up from his hotel in Ayr for a much needed day on the hills of his beloved Galloway. He lives in Bermuda and is a fit 73 year old. He misses Scotland so this was … Continue reading

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A great insight into the World of hill running! Jonny Muir – “The Mountains are Calling”

Many know my thoughts on these incredible people who run over our mountains and wild places. I was privileged to write a forward for another runner Manny Gorman who ran the Corbett a few years ago. In it I described … Continue reading

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