Tag Archives: Enviromental

Grand day on the Ben with the crowds – “and still they come” watch the sun lots of sun burnt folk about.

It was lovely day on Ben Nevis I was out with some old friends taking there pals up the hill. They had travelled from mainly down South a long drive up North Jenny visiting Elma at Crianlarich on route. Seemingly … Continue reading

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On way to Ben Nevis

I had a grand drive down to Glencoe today it was a superb day the hills were stunning! Snow was still high up on the hills but every thing was so green. This is superb time of year to see … Continue reading

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On my travels to Ayr and Lockerbie! A bit wild weather forecast!

I Left home for the journey to Ayr mid morning after a medical appointment the roads were fine with cloud on the hills through the Cairngorms. The rivers full and Spey flooded in places looks like a big thaw on. … Continue reading

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Wasps – Bikes and hopefully Mountains

I got some great advice about my visit by two wasps one in the middle of the night. So many thanks for all the information and especially the phone call from Lennie! I now understand about the Queen wasp and … Continue reading

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Heading West – Glendessary a great forecast and high fire risk!

Despite a busy week I cannot miss this weather so the tin man is up early and hopefully getting a lift to Glendessary. The body is still recovering from 4 days in Skye and a long day in Assynt but … Continue reading

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Access from the Railway on Cairngorm? Good or Bad ? Comments welcome?

Many like me will be interested in this letter below as it is about the access from the Cairngorm Railway as there are restrictions to the Ptarmigan Restaurant if one comes up on the train to the mountain. There are … Continue reading

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Mountain Safety Lecture Inverness – Safety tips?

A bit late but there is a  Mountain Safety lecture Tiso Inverness Longman’s Estate 1930 tonight – Wed 4 Th December. A good friend Heather Morning will be speaking it will be well worth a visit if your local please … Continue reading

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