Category Archives: Munros

1976 May 22 – The Mamores a great day – Mamore Memories. Light and slow on the Mamores.

The Mamores  – Memories . As the days go longer many will be attempting the big days on the hills they range from a few Munros to the extreme like Ramseys Round/Tranters Round and many others. For others there are … Continue reading

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Extract from my first Big Walk the North To South Scotland – May 1976 David “Heavy” Whalley , Jim Morning and Paul Burns. Heavy Whalley – Jim Morning (JM Paul Burns(PB)

Where were you 41 years ago ? The aim – This was a mountaineering expedition from the most Northerly Mountain in Scotland Ben Hope to the most Southerly Ben Lomond. The route was planned to cover 270 miles. Climb 42 … 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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A lovely day up to the Anson Crash in Assynt with the Commonwealth War Graves Commision.

I was in Assynt after coming up overnight and staying at the Naismith Hut at Elphin. The drive up was stunning and in the morning I was awakened by deer at the door and another stunning day in the North … Continue reading

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The journey to the North West a stunning journey !

  After a lovely morning golf at Hopeman I had planned to travel up to Inchnadampth  in the far North West well past Ullapool for a day with the War Graves Commission to the Anson Crash near Ben More Assynt. … Continue reading

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Off again – Heading to Assynt to the Anson Crash near Ben More Assynt to check out the Memorial on the mountain with the War Graves Commision.

I am just recovering from 3 days in Skye and tonight I head up to Assynt to visit the Anson Crash site near Ben More Assynt. I have written about the replacement memorial cairn on previous blogs so deleve in … Continue reading

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Sgur Na Stri – “The hill of strife” – The USA F111 Crash site on this classic Mountain.

Sgur Na Stri – “The hill of strife” – I am over in Skye at Loch Coruisk staying in the Junior Mountaineering Club of Scotland (JMCS) hut at loch Coruisk! It can be a difficult place to reach but as … Continue reading

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