Category Archives: 1. Scotland

#247 – Sgurr na Stri and the Cuillin Mountains of Skye

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Despite having almost perfect weather on our May Scottish trip, our first foray onto Skye produced one of the wettest days of the month.    After a day … Continue reading

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#246 – Return to Beinn Eighe

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Our trip to Scotland in 2017 had been blessed (mostly) with good weather, but my day on Beinn Eighe (see post #230) had included a bitterly cold … Continue reading

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#245 – The CIC Hut, Ben Nevis

(Some images will zoom – left click to zoom in, use browser return arrow to return) May in the Scottish Highlands is often the best time of year for a visit, with fairly settled weather and no midges, which is … Continue reading

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#237 – It’s a dog’s life!

Woof woof!! – it’s that time of year again where I sneak up to the Boss’s computer thingy and write my own blog – I definitely do a better job than him! We didn’t get to play in the snow … Continue reading

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#231 – A day on ‘The other Buachaille’

(‘Left click’ images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Mention ‘The Buachaille’ to mountain people, and they will nod wisely and assume that you mean Buachaille Etive Mor which translates as the ‘Big Herdsman of Etive’.  … Continue reading

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#230 – The Beinn Eighe Ridge, Torridon

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) We were slowly making our way back home on our May trip to Scotland.   Ten days earlier, Chris and I (plus Border Collie ‘Mist’ of course!) had … Continue reading

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#229 – A walk up (or around!) Stac Pollaidh

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Travelling north up the A835 beyond Ullapool you enter Assynt, a land of wide open spaces and weird looking mountains.   In May 2016 we had come … Continue reading

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