Category Archives: Rock Climbing

Arran wander up Glen Rosa Cir Mor and Beinn Tarsuin.

I am in Arran to help raise funds for the Arran Mountain Festival and I am speaking along with two of the local lassies in Corrie Village Hall tonight at 1930, there will also be a BBQ run by the … Continue reading

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Arran Mountain Festival – fundraiser August

The Isle of Arran why is it so special  to me? It is a huge honour to be asked to speak in Arran about some of my adventures at the Arran Mountain Festival Lecture in August please come along and … Continue reading

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Ardgour a land of mystery the USA Voodoo Aircraft crash in 1964

I am heading for Ardgour tomorrow before I head to Arran for a few days with the Moray Mountaineering Club.  The weather looks not great and I was wanting to climb some of the Corbetts I have left to do … Continue reading

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The Munros an appreciation what they have meant to me!

The Munros an appreciation July 2017 The Munros 41 years on. I am looking back on the Munros days what a great way to learn about this wonderful  country, the mountains their hidden secrets , friendship on the hills and … Continue reading

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The Skyline of Skye – some great hill songs what is yours?  

I have great memories of the mountains and in my early days with the RAF Teams we would sing in the pub after a hill day. That is what folks did in the 70’s seemingly. We all had to learn … Continue reading

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Care of Cummingston sea cliffs – who cares?

Cummingston Cliff – Erosion I spent the weekend relaxing after a busy week with Outfitmoray a local Charity in the Cairngorms. I got out for a few local walks and how I love this area getting a few lovely wanders … Continue reading

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Still in the Cairngorms, with Outfitmoray helping with the cooking Kingussie crag then visit Cemetery at Kingussie and the story of the 9 Indian Soldiers graves.

Day 2 Rockclimbing These are fairly long days up at 6 and help Bernie with breakfast for 20 (worse than cooking for mountain rescue team) Breakfast for 0800 then clean up, sort out sandwiches and packed meals for the day. … Continue reading

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