I was out running an introduction to snowshoeing course for CNDo Scotland in the Drumochter hills today in some challenging winter conditions. We headed up towards Geal Charn exploring the techniques for walking in snowshoes as well as looking at route choice when using them. It was a great session and we decided to go […]
Just been guiding a couple of fantastic winter walks for Steven Fallon Mountain Guides up in the hills above the Drumochter Pass with views, snow and sunshine! There’s a write-up on Steven’s Blog!
I was out guiding a walk in the Drumochter hills today with the southern two Munros on the western side of the A9 our objectives. It wasn’t a brilliant day weather-wise though enjoyable nonetheless and we spotted several mountain hares and tarmachan along the way. We made good time up the fist hill and even […]
I was out guiding a short day today, but it was the first proper outing for my client in quite a while and we enjoyed a windy day in the Drumochter hills. The going was good on a fairly wet hillside after the snow had melted in the warm spell on the way up Geal […]
I was guiding a walk in the Drumochter hills for Steven Fallon Mountain Guides today and there’s brief post over on Steven’s blog here.
I was out running an introduction to snowshoeing day for CNDo Scotland today up in the Drumochter hills. The location was perfect for covering the basic skills and techniques for wandering about in Snowshoes. We even escaped the worst of the weather though it threatened to find us several times. After plenty of practice in some […]
Wow another wild winter day out guiding for Steven Fallon Mountain Guides today up in Drumochter pass. It was a day that started out with a lot of digging to get the cars safely parked at the start of our route followed by a change in plans due to the windy forecast and sheer volume […]
After such a wonderful day yesterday we headed over to the eastern summits of Drumochter and didn’t find much shelter from the fierce cold winds blowing almost all day long. We saw a few more folk out and about today along with the mountain hares and a beautiful sprinting fox! The going was pretty tough […]
I was out in the Drumochter hills today enjoying some glorious fresh snow and a pleasant amount of sunshine along with it. We headed out to the western peaks with a beautiful climb up to the distant summit of Beinn Udlamain. We didn’t see a soul all day or at least not anywhere near is […]
It was a lovely day out in the Drumochter Hills today with some sunshine and relatively clear views until early afternoon. I headed out from the A9 with my mate Steven and made for the snowy playground of Sgairneach Mhor on the west side of the A9. We made good use of a rather […]