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Soggy Foothills

Sunday a handful of us bagged Ben Wyvis, where apparently Martin Moran was avalanched during his record breaking winter munro expedition.  Our trip up to … Read more

Buachaille Etive Mor

Brucey’s protective, cautionary side does not show itself often, but it’s undoubtedly there. One of his female housemates once commented that “he really looks after … Read more

Bridge Of Orchy

Day Five – Beinn Dorain (3,530ft, 1,076m), Beinn An Dothaidh (3,287 ft, 1,002m) More rain. Can you spot a pattern, dear reader? So we sped … Read more

The Cairnwell

Does anybody else think Savage Garden sound like Spandau Ballet?  Sorry, just had to get that off my chest… Day one of the holiday proper, … Read more


Travelling Northwards on a weekday when others are working is a wonderfully liberating feeling, especially when you’re heading for Scotland.  This time I was almost … Read more

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