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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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It was a busy few days with a journey to Ardgour on the West Coast. I had one day on the hill when the weather was cold and wet. I was on my own on the hill it was a … Continue reading

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Looking back on my first day out for a while on Beinn Liath Mhor it is great to be out on the hills. They are despite the unfitness so warming to the soul and the heart. You do not even … Continue reading

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‘It’s been a long time since I visit Culbin Forest I had a great few hours on my bike I had forgotten how great a facility it is . There is a good car park with toilets and it’s £1.50 … Continue reading

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It’s Tick time again. Lyme Disease please be aware.

Its that time again to be aware of ticks. I have had a few friends over the years who have become very ill after tick bites. Ticks have to be watched and we must educate each other about Ticks. Please … Continue reading

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My first weekend at Kintail – Jan 1972 some memories. Mullach na Dheiragain and another remote hill to start on.

I will never forget my first weekend out with the RAF Mountain Rescue it was to Kintail in January 1972. It is etched in my mind. I had arrived at RAF Kinloss with the full intention of joining the RAF … Continue reading

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Windy night. Health is wealth – Getting gear repaired worth a look at your gear ?

It was a really wild night last night and I was glad o was not out on the hills. I am not out on the hills much just now. Seemingly if you have a bad dose of bronchitis after my … Continue reading

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