Category Archives: Plants

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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Lots of work done towards “RideforReuben” then heading North – Maybe the Corbett Hartfell tomorrow on the way to Ayr.

What a great trip South over the last 10 days the girls were in great form myself and Lexi had great early morning walks around the golfcourse and the bluebell wood with Flo the family dog. Yvette is who is … Continue reading

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Bit of a wild  day on the tops in Jura but we managed the summit of Beinn an Oir and Colby’s Camp!

It was a bumpy trip over to Jura and the sea was rough but we were there in an hour and the Island was in mist. with the cloud at about 1000 feet.  I was hoping for views but was more … Continue reading

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The Celtman a full on day in Torridon with specail people.

I had been up since 0200 and on the Loch with Taff and his crew as safety cover for the Celtman. It had all gone well and I was not to be on the hill till 1400 so I hoped … Continue reading

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A bit of fun at Bealach Na Ba – Applecross and Sgurr A Chaorachain.

Yesterday we had a plan to go away fairly early and maybe plan a climb in the West and after much discussion and looks at the weather we headed for the west. Applecross is about two and a half hours … Continue reading

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Day 3 – the isle of Eigg a visit to the Massacre and Cathedral Caves!

It was a great night and we had a few of the Glasgow University who are tough people and camping nearby the harbour they  visited us in the Glebe Barn! It was a musical night full of tales and went … Continue reading

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Strathspey Herald article – journey to Ayr Newton Church and meeting old friends.

. It was good to see that after my visit to the An Lurg Wellington Crash  last week with the family of one of the crew their photo  was on the front page! Phil who was born 6 weeks after … Continue reading

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