Author Archives: jacobfinn

North by North West

If you are a munro-bagger, the far north of Scotland is a place renowned for being the inconvenient location of the two most northerly munros  – Ben Hope and Ben Klibreck. However, if you are a normal human being with … Continue reading

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Yet another tick-list…

It seems as though I can’t escape them.  Tick-lists.  No, no I don’t mean a list of my favourite biting insects but something almost as irritating as those blood-sucking varmints. I’ve previously blogged about my struggle to complete the round … Continue reading

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Mountaineering Council of Scotland – Club Membership.

At our AGM last week it was announced that the Scottish Hillwalkers Meetup group has become an affiliated club with the Mountaineering Council of Scotland. This has given us as a club access to some very exciting and useful services … Continue reading

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Re-visiting old walks (aka the struggle to complete The Round)

I never set out to complete the round of the Munros when I started walking the hills. My first hills walked as an adult were the Cobbler and Beinn Donich done over a weekend spent at Ardgarten YH just after … Continue reading

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Knoydart weekend

Last weekend 6 members headed up to the remote and beautiful Knoydart – a very hilly and inaccessible part of Scotland.  The plan was to drive to Mallaig on the Friday to catch the boat to Inverie; then walk two … Continue reading

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Cioch Nose – Applecross

Jacqueline and I headed for Applecross on Monday to climb the vDiff **** classic Cioch Nose. We lucked out on the weather , with Wester Ross being fine and dry for a period of several days.  The plan was to … Continue reading

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