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

Top 10 Munro hillwalking routes by train

23 February 2017
Ben Nevis
The default way for most people to reach their destination to head out hill-walking and hiking in Scotland is to travel by car. But it doesn't have to be like this ! There are reckoned to be more than 200 Munros accessible by public transport, with many of these near a train station. So what's the best Munro days to be had starting from a train station ? We've racked our brains and come up with the following list...

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Cairngorm and Ben Macdui

29 January 2017
Cairngorm and Ben Macdui
A wonderful snowy covered day on Cairngorm and Ben Macdui. Richard Kermode was leading, here's a tale of the days ...

I met up with Sean, Kerr and Scott at the Cairngorm Ski centre after we had all had an interesting and icy drive to get there with lots of fresh snow from Saturday...

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Winter Skills

28-29 January
Winter skills
Our last January winter skills event of the 2016/17 season. John Walker was leading, here's tale of the days ...

Another weekend, following another week spent poring over the weather forecasts hoping for some snow. Trying to run winter skills weekends on...
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Lawers Munros

21-23 January 2017
Lawers Munros
Three crisp days on the Munros surrounding Ben Lawers. Emma O'Shea was leading, here's a tale of the days ...

What a superb day! After a little bit of car juggling we set off from Lawers village through the mist headed for Meall Greigh. We broke into bright...

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Winter Skills

21-22 January
Winter skills
Our third winter skills event of the 2016/17 season. John Walker was leading, here's tale of the days ...

It has been challenging so far this winter to get conditions that are conducive to teaching winter skills, mainly due to the lack of snow. Ironically,...

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Loch Quoich Munros

14-15 January
Winter skills
Two varied days on the Munros overlooking Loch Quoich. Steven was leading and here's a tale of the days ...

What cold conditions ! And with deep snow and frost. I met Mark and Jimmy at Invergarry and we piled into the Land Rover and headed towards the Knoydart road...
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Winter Skills

14-15 January
Winter skills
Our second winter skills event of the 2016/17 season. Richard Kermode was leading, here's tale of the days ...

After a stormy few days there was plenty of snow in the Cairngorms as I met up with May, Ben, Lorne and Mike in Aviemore for a winter skills course. It started with a good indoors session with a coffee or two
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