Tag Archives: mountaineering

#258 – Bob Scott’s Bothy

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) May 2019, and Chris and I (plus Border Collie ‘Mist’ of course) were steadily working through my ‘bothy walks’ wish-list. Shenavall in Wester Ross had been all … Continue reading

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#253 – Cairn Gorm and Ben Macdui, and the Cairngorm Tragedy of 1971

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Most of my Cairngorm visits over the years have been to the ski slopes, though on one occasion I did do a trip away from the ski … Continue reading

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#252 – Glamaig and the Northern Hills of the Red Cuillins

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Several months had passed and the Blog was starting to gather dust.  Writing a blog every two weeks isn’t so difficult a task if you keep it … Continue reading

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#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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#242 – A (not so) snowy day on the Glyderau

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) UK weather suddenly became ‘interesting’ in March this year, with ‘The Beast from the East’ dumping snow quite liberally.    In North Wales it was the Borders area … 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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