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A blog of our mountain adventures in Scotland, hiking, biking, rock-scrambling and more !

Drumochter Munros

18-19 November 2017
A winter weekend of guided hiking on the Munros above Drumochter. Richard was leading....

I met up with Rachael, Aven, Julia, Steve, Arthur, Diane, Jay and Steven who was out to join us for some fun in the hills above the Drumochter Pass on a cold morning with a very promising weather forecast despite some strong ....

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Strathfarrar Munros

11-12 Novermber 2017
A winter weekend of hiking on the Munros above Glen Strathfarrar and Loch Monar. Johnny and Richard were leading....

Myself, Steven and Richard had been watching the forecast develop for our planned walks in Strathfarrar and Maoile Lunndaidh this weekend, and they weren't promising - Up to 60mph Northerlies, snow, poor visibilit....

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Munros above Loch Quoich

4-5 November 2017
Weekend of Munro-bagging on the hills surrounding Loch Quoich in the western highlands. Richard was leading....

The forecast had promise as I met up with Katie, Jenny, Raymond, Orion, Johnston and Bill along the Kinloch Hourn road at the foot of the wonderful stalkers path up Gleouraich. It was raining fairly heav....

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East of Etive

2 November, 2017
Glorious autumn day bagging the 5 Munros east of Glen Etive. Steven was out doing a recci....

One of the advantages of being self employed is that there's flexibility to take advantage of good weather. So, with a fine forecast in place for this Thursday, I poured over maps. Decisions, decisions ! The Munros to the east of G....

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40 Munros and Tops

14-19 October 2017
Helping on a 5 day Munro bagging challenge to raise funds for charity. Kevin was leading....

Through the middle of October, Chris Auld was with us for a week looking to climb as many Munros as possible and all in name of cancer research, for which he raised a considerable sum of money. Chris was doing this for a f....

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Beinn a'Ghlo

30 October 2017
A day hiking up the 3 Munro summits on Beinn a'Ghlo above Blair Atholl Richard Kermode was leading....

The forecast was promising as I met up with Diane, Eileen, Emma, Laura and Shona for our walk up Beinn a'Ghlo. We were all excited about the prospect of a bright crisp autumn day as we chatted along the land rov....

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Mamores

21-23 October 2017
Hiking on the Mamores range, bagging 10 Munros over 3 days. Emma O'Shea was leading....

The word wet definitely sums up our October Mamores adventure! With Storm Brian forecast for the weekend we were pleasantly surprised to set off in the dry on Saturday morning. It's a long approach to Sgurr Elide Mor and we ....

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Bespoke day in Cairngorms

19 October 2017
Hiking up Meall a'Buachaillie and Craigellachie in the Cairngorms in autumn colours. Steven was leading....

Most of the folk we hike with are aiming up peaks and summits, often with a specific aim in mind. So regardless of the weather (within reason) we're up in the mountains often in cloud and can't see 10 metres in front of us. Today was different ! ....

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