Category Archives: mountain safety

I am so glad I always took photos on the hills! What was your favourite old camera?

It is not hard to take photos nowadays the simple camera phone /digital revolution makes it so easy to take photos on the hill. I have always carried a camera and broken so many over the years but that is … Continue reading

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4 seasons in a day on Beinn Eighe at the Lancaster crash at the Triple Buttress with two special people.

On Sunday I was up at 0500 and away by 0545 it was raining as I headed over to the West Coast to Torridon to meet some pals for a visit to the Beinn Eighe Lancaster crash in the wild … Continue reading

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Early start again – Off to Beinn Eighe to the Triple Buttress and the Lancaster Crash.

I will be heading off just before 0600 to meet a few pals including Geoff a relative of one of the crew from the 1951 Lancaster Crash. Geoff has annually visited the great Corrie on Beinn Eighe and pay his … Continue reading

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The Beinn Eighe Lancaster Crash visit to the Triple Buttress on Sunday

This has been a busy time of year for visiting some of the many aircraft   crashes on the Mountains, two weeks ago  I was in Skye a       t the American  F111 crash site on Sgur Na … Continue reading

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Tick the Hills and climbs do not let the ticks tick you ! Be aware. Wild fires as well just now!

  Despite a thorough search I found another sheep tick again after ny hill walk at the weekend, it was still tiny but I had missed it, they are hard to locate. Despite being covered up the get in and … Continue reading

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Fingers just back to normal after Skye – new Munro book “Millennial Munros” A Posties Round.

I was in Skye for 4 days over a week ago staying at The Junior Mountaineering Club hut at Coruisk we had great weather and a superb time. Skye is famous for it rough rock Gabbro ( I used to … Continue reading

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Heading West – Glendessary a great forecast and high fire risk!

Despite a busy week I cannot miss this weather so the tin man is up early and hopefully getting a lift to Glendessary. The body is still recovering from 4 days in Skye and a long day in Assynt but … Continue reading

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