Monthly Archives: June 2017

#224 – Bruach na Frithe and the Cuillin Ridge, Skye

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Skye weather can be fickle and the midges ferocious, but a visit in May is often blessed with settled weather and no biting insects.    Chris and … Continue reading

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#223 – The Bothy – A very British institution

(left click images for expanded view, use browser return arrow to go back) There’s something uniquely British about bothies and the way they fit into British mountain activity.   A bothy was originally rough accommodation for itinerant workers such as … Continue reading

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#222 – The Lost Valley of Glencoe

(Left click all images for expanded view, use browser return arrow to go back) In May 2016 Chris and I had enjoyed a great two-week trip to the Scottish Highlands, and had enjoyed settled weather that had made mountain days … Continue reading

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