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Lots of work done towards “RideforReuben” then heading North – Maybe the Corbett Hartfell tomorrow on the way to Ayr.

What a great trip South over the last 10 days the girls were in great form myself and Lexi had great early morning walks around the golfcourse and the bluebell wood with Flo the family dog. Yvette is who is … Continue reading

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One day one winter – The big hills in winter from Loch Ossian another era?

The West to East Day 16 – 11/11/77. This is one day in a huge winter walk in 1977 when 3 of us Jim Morning, Terry Moore and myself set off from Skye to Mount Keen. The idea of a … Continue reading

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A winters tale on Ben Alder in the “whiteroom”.

I had enough needed a break and life was hectic I just wanted to get away for a couple of days and disappear into the wild. It’s early winter daylight is short and I had not been out on the hills … Continue reading

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Cairngorm coast to coast is this for you ? 20 th May 2017.

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New year at Glenshee with the Moray Mountaineering Club.

It was a dreich drive over across the Lecht from home the hills were bare with just the odd patch of snow and a bit windy. The road is pretty tight and I was glad it was daylight and felt … Continue reading

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A frozen walk along the beach – A Kintail Tragedy 30 years ago.

It was a lovely but bitter cold day and there was a heavy frost yesterday it was minus 6 recorded locally. The car was covered in ice and took time to scrape the windows for one of the first times … Continue reading

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What a great day on a Winter Ben Wyvis in magic November.

Yesterday my two pals Al and Jimmy who is recovering from a big knee operation wanted a day out on the hills to test his leg. Both are very fit and I fancied a day out as well so it … Continue reading

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