Category Archives: Munros

Getting ready for winter? Maps and route planning?

Route planning in winter ? Maps, Gps and changes over the years. I used to love getting out the maps and planning my hill days now it’s so easy with so many great Guide books and advice on the net … Continue reading

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The rivers are in spate be aware – As always Nature rules and respect the weather. There will always be another day?

River Awareness Two of my friends recently very experienced mountaineers  who I spoke to this week have had snags with rivers and the rain is still falling with today a break and then more rain for the weekend. One pal … Continue reading

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Looking back 40 years ago – Sept 1978 Beinn EIghe, Liathach and a lost bag on Liathach so no Ben Alligin.

I have been reading my old diaries last night and found on this weekend 40 year ago I was with the RAF Kinloss MRTwere at Kinlochewe in Torridon, staying in the old hall now a cafe. I was on the … Continue reading

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Meeting an amazing man Hamish Brown author.

Last weekend I had the privilege of meeting a man I have huge admiration for Hamish Brown. His wonderful books on the mountains have always been inspirational to me. As a young man I devoured them and found especially his … Continue reading

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Just another weekend 15/17 Sept 1978 Tyndrum – Ben Cruachan and the 4 Munros and a night in a cave on Colonsay

I have just been looking through my old diaries and amazingly I was at Tyndrum that weekend ! We would have been staying in the old Staff Quarters near the Hotel! Or it may have been the Village Hall I … Continue reading

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Dog Tails from the back of a Land rover – Kinloss MRT, Big call outs, the Harris Shackleton crash and the end of a great life. This may bring a tear to your eye?

Let me introduce myself: My name is Teallach I was a very soft Alsatian and I have been asked to guest on this blog. I was very lucky to have spent all of my life on the hills, mountains and … Continue reading

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Dog Tails from the back of a Land rover Part 6. Lockerbie a tragedy unfolds.

Things were going so well in Heavy’s first year as Team Leader  but Heavy had not a break for about a year and if he did it was away on an Expedition and I had a holiday but still got … Continue reading

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