Category Archives: Munros

The Munro Tops – The Northern Pinnacles of Liathach. One of Scotland’s neglected gems?

There is a good description on the SMC Guide “Highland Scrambles North” and Corrie Na Caime is a wonderful wild corrie. Other guides deride this route as loose in places and there have been a couple of accidents here so … Continue reading

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A short walk up Cairn Liath – Laggan. “Health is wealth” the hills are alive with wild flowers.

  Yesterday I met Susan an old pal who was working in the morning and we had a lazy start for the Munro “Cairn Liath” it is part of a group of three usually climbed together but not today we … Continue reading

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Well done Hazel – 100 Munros in A wild June for Mountain Rescue completed on a misty , damp Lochnagar! Still a grand day though. 

It was pouring all night I was up at 0500 for the two and a half hour drive to Lochnagar I nearly had second thoughts about going as my cold is still with me. It was still heavy mist and … Continue reading

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Heading to Lochnagar still  a hill of memories?

It’s an early start as I have a 2 and a half hour journey to Lochnagar to hopefully meet Hazel Strachan who will complete 100 Munros in June ( despite the weather) for Mountain Rescue. Well done Hazel what a … Continue reading

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Is the weather going to improve? New Ayrshire Potatoes, and Hazel Strachan hopes to complete 100 Munros in June on Lochnagar on Friday for Charity.

The summer is a time I love and the unseasonable weather juts now is not great but at least on the East Coast the weather is okay, that is why I live here. The Summer is also the time of … Continue reading

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Dundonnell MRT – The opening their new Base at Dingwall.

Today I have been invited to be at the opening of the Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team base at Dingwall.   Dundonnell MRT cover a huge area in the North of Scotland that is sparsely populated and to have raised £185000 … Continue reading

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Hazel 100 Munros in June

Hazel’s 100 Munros in June I’m climbing 100 of Scotland’s munros in June 2017 for Scottish Mountain Rescue because these volunteers provide an outstanding service. Scottish Mountain Rescue represents 23 mountain rescue teams based across the length and breadth of … Continue reading

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