Category Archives: Wildlife

A walk up Goatfell – Is this one of Scotland’s busiest hills? A great night in Corrie on the wonderful Isle Of Arran.

Yesterday was Arran looking at its best with waking to the sun and a little breeze, the sea the boats and you could have been in the South of France. I am staying in Lamlash and with Holy Isle as … Continue reading

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Arran wander up Glen Rosa Cir Mor and Beinn Tarsuin.

I am in Arran to help raise funds for the Arran Mountain Festival and I am speaking along with two of the local lassies in Corrie Village Hall tonight at 1930, there will also be a BBQ run by the … Continue reading

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A short afternoon climbing at Redhythe Point near Portsoy in between heavy showers.

Yesterday we had heavy showers but we had planned to meet up two pals Pete and Dan and maybe try to climb locally. It was not looking good as we had the summers heavy showers all morning. Anyway Portsoy is … Continue reading

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Portsoy car park near Redhythye Point – It was a “blackening” that took place.

Short blog – Went to Redhthye near Portsoy today climbing between the showers. We parked in the usual car park and there were lots of feathers and a awful smell, see photo. I thought a lot of birds have been … Continue reading

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Aonach Bhuidhe – and the stunning Glen Elchaig a Cycle, a new remote Corbett a lot of sun. Also a few tips for the sun

I drove the short 30 minutes from the Kintail Bunk house  where I had an overnight stay the small bothy only hold 6 people and it was a noisy night as there was a party going on at the Hotel … Continue reading

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Heading to Kintail overnight on the hottest day of the year .

Aonach Buidhe is a remote Corbett with some very little visited corries on its northern flanks. It is normally approached up pleasant Glen Elchaig, I spent the night in the “Wee Bunk House” at Kintail as I was in Inverness … 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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