Category Archives: Cycling

Any advice for a road bike ? Clavie night in Burghead tomorrow well worth a visit.

I am maybe toying with the thought of getting  a road bike I would appreciate any advice on what to buy? I am enjoying a wander on my mountain bike and try to get out when I can. It may … Continue reading

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A wander today Carn na h – Easgainn 616 metres and today BBC – Radio Scotland Snow and Ice – The Brainwaves program Today Wed 27 Dec radio Scotland at 1330 ! Well worth a listen !

Good morning everyone I hope to manage a short day on the hill today just off the A9 near Tomatin  Carn na h – Easgainn 616 metres, we are meeting in Inverness and we will see how my cold is. Yesterday … Continue reading

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1989 Some thoughts on the Sea King crash on Creag Meaghaidh and a few other memories.

One of the Lochaber MR Team commented on a photo I put up on my Blog a while ago it was of an incident during 1989 I was the Team Leader at RAF Leuchars and had just been told that … 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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Bynack Mor “ Big cap” Munro 52 height 1090 metres on a windy day, winter may be on its way.

Yesterday I was on Bynack Mor in the Cairngorms the forecast was for gusty winds high up 30 – 40 knots. I have a pal who is recovering from a serious illness and this was to be her third Munro … Continue reading

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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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A busy few days at Badaguish with the Charity Outfitmoray. A walk in the in the wind by the Green Loch.

It has been a busy week as I was just back from a wet Skye and on the Monday morning I was on my travels to Baddagusih at Glenmore in the Cairngorms to help a local charity Outfitmoray who I … Continue reading

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