Category Archives: Sailing trips

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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Off to Skye Loch Coruisk!

I am heading over to Skye camping at Coruisk with the Moray Mountaineering Club, we have the use of the JMCS hut and I taking my tent with me as the hut is great but a bit small it sleeps … Continue reading

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Doing the “Munros Tables of Golf”. Laurry Skuodas/ Leonard Cohen RIP

Yesterday was a special day as one of my great mates Laurry Skoudas mountaineer, sailor, referee, Hostel owner, eccentric golfer completed playing all the golf courses in Scotland. What a journey he had and combined with his “journey”  by his … Continue reading

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Jura tips?

Tip one Never rush on an Island and add an extra days if you can. It will be worth it. Take time to stand and stare. Tip two Give plenty of time for the drive to the ferry the roads … Continue reading

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Off to Jura – Early start on Monday 0200 start! The Corbett Beinn an Oir 784 metres “the hill of gold”

  I am off on  my travels to the Island of Jura a long drive on the West Coast and an early start tomorrow morning. I have been here before on two call – outs one many years ago  where … Continue reading

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The War Memorial on Eigg what a huge sacrifice by a tiny population?

On our wonderful visit to Eigg last weekend at the Singing Sands at Cleadale we stopped at the War Memorial, what a situation it is in. It is dedicated to those on this small Island who gave their lives for … 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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