Tag Archives: mountaineering

#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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#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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#227 – Coire Mhic Fhearchair and the Beinn Eighe air-crash, 1951

(Some images will zoom – Left click to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Our Scottish trip had got off to a great start with bright sun and settled conditions most of the time, especially on Skye … Continue reading

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#226 – Coire na Creiche and the Fairy Pools

(Some images will zoom – Left click to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) So far, our May trip to Scotland hadn’t got any further than Glencoe (see post #222) and Skye (posts #223, #224 and #225) … Continue reading

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#225 – Coire Lagan and the Cuillins

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) The Cuillin Hills of Skye are a mountaineer’s paradise – there’s an alpine feel about the place and the area remains popular with hikers, climbers and mountaineers … Continue reading

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#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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