Category Archives: Family

Fly tipping on the Dava Way near Grantown a long standing problem all over. Terrible in many places Loch Laggan on going !

Yesterday I went for a wander along the Dava Way. The main road was shut to Grantown due to roadworks so we went the back roads! After visiting an old climbing ground Huntlys Cave then we wandered along the Dava … Continue reading

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The joys of climbing and walking that live forever in your memories!

The joys of climbing and Mountaineering. These are experiences that never leaves your memory? It is amazing the effect that Mountaineering can have in your life! Many climb / walk for a few years when they are young then get … Continue reading

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Double booked – Ben Nevis and Beinn Eighe in two weeks time. Some of the tale of the memorial on Beinn Eighe.

Busy weekend coming up soon 19/20 the June  booked for a day on  Ben Nevis with Jenny  Val and pals then the Sunday over to Beinn Eighe in Torridon for a walk into the Lancaster Crash on the wild Coire … Continue reading

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Running on empty ?

I went for a bike run today was planning a big cycle ( for me) but had no energy ! I returned after an hour I feel like a wasted day. It’s not been a great week as felt a … Continue reading

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Bit of a cycle on a grand day Kingussie / Aviemore / Kingussie and superb sunset!

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Every day is a special day ! The big hills are special but need patience and sound judgement!

Tibet – 2001 Base camp with a view getting the washing done after 3 months on the mountain. What a place to live for several months. This is the time of year many head for the big mountains for their … Continue reading

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Ticks please be aware we are now in Tick season – Wake up to Lyme ? Wild fires ?

Ticks The last weekend I was out in the hills the last thing I was thinking about was ticks after a long winter ! Despite a thorough search I found another sheep tick again after the hill walk when I … Continue reading

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