Category Archives: Rock Climbing

An Teallach Memories – Please keep off the hills just now.

Its so easy to take photos now, I am glad over the years I took plenty I use to carry two cameras now its so easy with your phone and the digital era. I am so glad as there are … Continue reading

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The Alternative Climbing Wall!

I have never been in love with climbing Walls. Mainly as I was never a great climber and spent much of my youth loading wagons with rations and was usually exhausted after work. On my early days at RAF Valley … Continue reading

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Great names for routes ?

What is your favourite name of a climbing route and what does the name mean ? Skye has so many great names – Integrity on Sron na Ciche, Trophy Crack and Satans Slit. The Prow on Blaven and Stairway to … Continue reading

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Rum , Atlantic Corrie, Manx Shearwaters and a Call -out.

1997  – Another  Rum Callout .  8 Jun 97 Isle of Rum After a long day on the hill just as we were leaving Skye. Injured bird watcher .). Technical carry out of casualty with head injuries and dislocated shoulder.  … Continue reading

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Fionaven – A mountain of huge corries a long ridge.wild views and “Its climbs have a mysterious reputation.”

I have promised a pal that we will climb the Corbett Fionaven she has been waiting to climb in for a while. I hope I am fit enough still to climb a big mountain after we are allowed backed in … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day. Lassies I admire !

International Women’s Day I was very lucky to have been brought up with some many friends telling me the tales of past Mountaineers and other incredible people. In these days there were few women mountaineers. I have always loved books … Continue reading

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Well done the Skye Sculpture Group

I wrote this two years ago about the planned Sculpture on Skye. “I love Skye after over 40 years of adventures on this magical Island . I love its history and it people and have so many incredible days on … Continue reading

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