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#251 – Lake District bothies Part 2 – Mosedale Cottage

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) The walk out to Dubbs Hut and Warnscale bothies (see post #250) had filled a day in nicely, so we decided to round off our May Lakes … Continue reading

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#250 – Lake District bothies Part 1 – Dubbs Hut and Warnscale

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) The May 2018 trip to Scotland was drawing to a close.   Our outing to Invermallie Bothy and Achnacarry (see post #249) had been in damp, mizzly … Continue reading

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#249 – Invermallie Bothy and the Commandos of Achnacarry

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) On our 2017 Scottish trip, Chris and I (plus Border Collie ‘Mist’) had visited a couple of bothies in the course of our mountain walking (see post … Continue reading

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#248 – Skye – Kirkibost to Sligachan, the ‘short way’

(Left click images and maps to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) I guess we are all creatures of habit.   I’m prepared to bet that for most of us, our hill days are circular routes starting … 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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#218 – Dulyn and Melynllyn in winter and summer (From the archives)

Winter this year in North Wales has been fairly mild, with high winds and rain but less snow than usual.    Most people would find that good news, but outdoors types aren’t ‘most people’, and my ice axe and crampons … Continue reading

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#197 – Winter wanderings in the Carneddau

Winter in the mountains usually means playtime in the snow, but this year the snow in North Wales has been infrequent and transitory, so when the weather settled down and the gales stopped blowing, it was time to get out … Continue reading

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