Category Archives: Mountain Biking

Off to the Hills – beware of sunburn in the Cairngorms. Heading out to the Corbett Creag Mhor .

You do not often get a forecast like this – EFFECT OF WIND ON YOU? –  Small. HOW WET? – No rain CLOUD ON THE HILLS? – Not expected CHANCE OF CLOUD FREE MUNROS? – Almost certain SUNSHINE AND AIR CLARITY? – … Continue reading

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A Wander with old pals Strathpeffer and a few memories of a big walk in 1978!

Yesterday was a day catching up with some old pals, Terry Moore and Gillian were up at Strathpeffer and we had a catch up. Jim and Pam Morning also came over and we had a great wander around this lovely … Continue reading

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Heading to Cook’s Cairn 755 meters a Graham near Dufftown with some pals. The Scottish Mountain Trust (SMT)

I am going out on the hills near the Ladder hills which is North and East of the Lecht this is one of the  more easterly  Grahams. Cook’s Cairn is a remote hill lying in the distillery heartland of Moray … Continue reading

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AGM Outfitmoray and Film Night with Moray Mountaineering Club.

Yesterday was busy of to Aberdeen to see Robyn and have lunch and a chat and the roads were fine but it was a raw cold and the hills are filling up with snow I would imagine. Then back home … Continue reading

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Great fun with the Grand kids – West Beach Caravan Park Hopeman

Sorry no blogs lately I have been busy with the grand kids that arrived for a surprise visit from the deep South. What a few days I have had and I love every minute I am blessed thanks to Yvette … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking day to Gleann Eanaich.

I had a pal wanting to go out Mountain Biking and was staying near Glenmore despite the big weekend of the “Thunder in the Glen” at Aviemore. This involves the famous Harley Davidson’s were in Aviemore to celebrate the 20 … Continue reading

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Windy Affric. – Bothy /hut art – Photos, paintings, drawings , Munro Guide Books and SMC District Guides still classics. Scottish Mountain Trust!

I was staying at Glen Affric at Strawberry cottage a marvellous mountain hut at the far end of the Glen. We awoke to very high winds that had battered the bothy last night and were still planned according to the … Continue reading

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