I met up with Jamie an old friend from University today for a wee walk in the Cairngorms. We headed out from the Linn of Dee to climb Creag Bhalg where there was a ski centre in the 1960’s that didn’t make it and the ski tows were taken to Glen Shee ski centre instead. […]
I’ve been guiding for About Argyll the last ten days in Orkney & Shetland. A fantastic trip with lots of Geology, Archaeology and wildlife not to forget lots of lovely walking!
A last-minute couple of days guiding for About Argyll in the wonderful wild Morar in some very hot weather indeed. We had a lovely day exploring the coastline after a lovely walk in the hills behind Mallaig seeing some wonderful ferns covered in the seeds from the Bog Cotton, which is enjoying a bumper year! […]
I was out on Skye with my friend Ewan for a few days hoping to catch some of the fantastic summer weather we’ve been enjoying this year… it wasn’t meant to be though! We got soaked scrambling up Sgurr Dearg with plans on the Inaccessible Pinnacle though the wind and rain forced us to retreat […]
I headed out west down the Kinloch Hourn road for a quiet easter sunday walk up Sgurr nan Eugallt. The weather forecast indicated a very good day especially the morning and it definitely delivered a special day in the hills. The views were fantastic with Knoydart and the rough bounds close at hand, Ben Nevis, […]
We had a fantastic holiday to Shetland exploring as many places as possible as a recce for a geology themed trip I’ll be guiding on later this year for About Argyle. The weather was wonderful with cold winds, sunshine, hail squalls, some snow and once extremely icy morning. Our adventures took us to the south […]
I had a fantastic catch up with my friend Simon as we went out for a winter visit to Faindouran Bothy going from Glenmore via some deep snow. It was a fun adventure with a quiet bothy, whisky and banter not to mention a lot of trail breaking and a good deal of sunshine!
I had a short day out in the Cairngorms today with a distinctly icy theme! Headed into Coire an t-Sneachda before climbing up not the plateau and traversing Cairngorm coming back down via windy ridge. It was busy on the slopes and in the corries. The snow certainly has frozen though with a lot of […]
I’ve been walking with my dad this week and we had some great days out exploring some new Corbetts for my Dad and looking at some alternative routes up them for me. We headed out up Geal Charn from the Dorback Lodge and enjoyed some nice views as well as some cold winds. The next […]
I was back out guiding Lesley for CNDo Scotland this week only this time we over in the Eastern Highlands to climb some more of her remaining Munros. We had some wonderful weather on the whole with a visit to Beinn a’Ghlo to start with making good use of the improved track round to Carn […]