Category Archives: Other hills Grahams & Donalds

Duke of Edinburgh Award Expedition 13 to 16 Oct 1967 End of Day 1 – 13 Oct to 14 Oct 1967 Location Forest Bridge near Loch Doon We had had a long first day and camped in a “perfect” location. … Continue reading

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After I gave my talk in Ayr On Wednesday I was given some photocopied papers and two great photos at the end of a long day. I had driven from home to Ayr that day 4 hours and set up … Continue reading

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There is something about Stac Pollaidh that when on this lovely wee mountain or any other of these great mountains it brings the incredible words of Norman MaCaig to the mind. How can someone write such words that the hills … Continue reading

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I am up in the North West staying with friends for the night at Elphin in a cottage about 30 minutes North of Ullapool! After a great night I got up early to watch the sunrise this place to me … Continue reading

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I am off to Ardgour for the weekend its a place of magic and memories here is one. Ardgour –  Garbh Bheinn in a heatwave to Ardgour visiting Alan Grouts (RIP) Memorial.- It had been my plan for many years … Continue reading

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Sometimes a photo cheers you up. The magical Suiliven.

Seen from the West this wonderful mountain  looks like a huge pillar and what a mountain its is. I have been lucky enough to have climbed on it and sailed past it on a journey round the West Coast in … Continue reading

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Hard going on the hills ? Do you leave word where your going?

I am helping a pal who is out on the hills on his own. He is out for a week chasing hills. He leaves me his route if possible texts me on the summits and when he gets off. He … Continue reading

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