I was offered a short day on the hill yesterday with Dianne and Dottie and we left at a descent time 0800 on quiet roads for Loch Ness, The plan was
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Nigel Kenny Kennworthy on the first ascent of Sirius Falls. I had been speaking to the late Andy Nisbet about a big waterfall Eas A’ Chual Aluin.
Dog sitting – Back from the West my pal Islay for a few days. Plans for the New Year? “So much to do so little time “
It was very wet over in the West but we had a quite New Year we got lots of driving rain. The rivers are very high and the great peaks snow less. It
Tulloch Station It had been planned for a while a wee trip to Ben Alder bothy with friends. It’s a fair wander in and we got the train in to the
Tomorrow I hope to visit them Maurader aircraft Crash Accident Site near Achnasheen It was on the 3 rd June 1943 – Beinn na Feusaige (625m / 2,051ft) Hill of the beard
Tomorrow I hope at long last to be visiting this crash site near Achnasheen. I have not been before and as I am staying nearby at the Jacobite hut I
My first Corbett was either The Merrick or Goatfell definitely aged about 5 . I did many more in my youth living in Ayrshire and so near Arran that
I was on a wee hill yesterday when a pal said at time’s I get sad that I may not be able to get big days on the hills anymore. As you get older the
The plan was to climb Beinn Alligin at Torridon but the winds were forecast pretty high. So we opted for a pathless Graham opposite the big Munro .
The classic 4 Munro’s I have been watching on BBC Scotland “Gold Town “ is about the mining for Gold near Tyndrum and the Gold mine near
Great days on a remote Munro Seanna Bhraigh – In Memory of Assynt MRT Leader killed on an Avalanche on 3 Feb 1991.
Seana Bhraigh (926m, Munro 262) Seana Bhraigh Past visits. In Memory of Phil Jones Assynt MRT Team Leader killed in an avalanche on 3 Feb 1991. Phil
I was wakened very early last night by a phone call from Bermuda that my Brother had passed away. He lived in Bermuda for nearly 50 years. He had
The south of Scotland is a magical spot on the map, filled with hundreds of hidden jewels, centuries of fascinating history, and a spectacular
It’s great to see so many on the hills since Covid but please be aware with the short daylight and winter the days of rushing round the Munro’s
Big skies in the morning. Yesterday we had a look at the weather forecast and decided to climb Clisham . It had been over 40 years since Kalie had
Ben Hee – The Corbett Almanac I am hopefully heading North its a 2 and a half hour drive up to Merknd Lodge, my plan Ben Hee 873 metres “The