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Nasty Knoydart?

    This is another uncle windbag reminicence post as I get back into shape, which has seen a three munro walk completed yesterday without problems. This post contains the occasional naughty word and satire not intended to be taken seriously, … Continue reading

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Comeback Hill

 Beinn a’Chrulaiste is often overlooked by those who are out bagging. It is also unfortunately nicknamed by some as “hangover hill”, suggesting it is only worth doing if you crawl out your tent at 2:00 pm feeling like you have … Continue reading

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Extraordinary evening walks….

This year, the Scottish Hillwalking and Activities Group had a season of summer evening midweek walks  They started in May with the Whangie and Auchineden Hill and I’ve run them fortnightly right through our lovely summer and the last one … 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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Taking to the hills

With most of my efforts focussed on climbing over the last two years, I realised it had been a while since I had managed to get up the hills, and it had been even longer since I had gone out … 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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Evening walk – Cort-ma-law

This was the second evening walk this season – I am going to try and post one every fortnight. They are great just to get out away from the office, let your hair down, let the wind blow away any … Continue reading

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