Category Archives: Hill running and huge days!

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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Dolphins Yesterday – Early start for Ben Wyvis – Great result for Andy Murray. The Munros in Winter Martin Moran.

Yesterday was a chill out day after a day on the hill with a lovely baptism in our local church for Mhari Ann and Elsie  Mai Swadel. It was a busy ceremony with lots of kids and then a lovely … Continue reading

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November nightmare 1977 – Carn an Fhidhleir and An Sgarsoch. The West to East walk of Scotland Day 20 remembered.

Day 20 of our West to East of Scotland  November 16 th 1977. This was day 20 on our huge walk West – East unsupported walk across Scotland, our gear was basic and we had food dumps left at various … Continue reading

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