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

Navigation Skills in the Pentlands

11 October 2018
A day's navigation skills course in the Pentland Hills near Edinburgh. Steven Fallon was leading....

We were based in Edinburgh and the Northern Pentland Hills for our last Navigation Skills course of 2018. Our keen group met in our office in Edinburgh, all having a common goal - being able to navigate with confidence on....

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Mamores Munros

6-8 October 2018
Guided days on the Mamores range of Munros. Johnny Walker was leading....

It's a shame that so many walkers hang up their boots as soon as the leaves start to turn and the nights lengthen. OK, the weather can be fickle in autumn, but on a good day the light can be magical, the colours deep and evocative, and the....

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Lochnagar Raid

22 September 2018
A day hiking to Lochngar and around Loch Muick. Steven Fallon was leading....

Around Loch Muick in the eastern Cairngorms, there are 5 Munros including mighty Lochnagar. Most people bag these Munros across 2 or 3 days, approaching from Spittal of Glen Muick, Glen Callater or even the Angus Glens to the south. How....

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Munros in Assynt and the Far North

22-23 September 2018
Two days of guided hiking on the Munros in Assynt and the Far North of Scotland. John King was leading....

Ben Hope and Ben Klibreck are Scotland’s two most northerly Munros. They are isolated peaks, with commanding views over the vast, open landscapes of north and central Sutherland, and are often climbed on the....

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Ben Nevis and Lochaber 4000ers

22-23 September 2018
Two days hiking up Ben Nevis and its neighbours, taking in the Carn Mor Dearg Arete on the way.. Richard Kermode was leading....

It was a cold morning with a mixed weather forecasting some wintry showers and strong winds on the summits as I met up with David and Frank on Saturday. We set of from the north face ca....

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Ben Lui and neighbours

20 September 2018
Guided Munro bagging day in the Southern Highlands of Scotland. Christine Menhennet was leading....

'Long live the weeds and wilderness yet' (Gerard Manley Hopkins). Always turn a negative into a positive - too much water in the hills can scupper plan, but as this brilliant poem celebrates....

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