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

A'Ghlas Bheinn

20 March 2020
Steven was heading out for a proper winter hillwalk doing a route recci up A'Ghlas Bheinn at the western edge of Kintail....

We had an event planned in mid-April called the Kintail Bookends and on one of the days we intend to head up A'Ghlas Bheinn. There are various route possibilities....

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Black Mount Munros

14-15 March 2020
Winter hillwalking over 2 days bagging the Munros above Loch Tulla and the Black Mount. John King was leading....

After recent heavy snows and cold temperatures, today was a return to normality in the Highlands with a warm, moist weather front passing over the country. However, despite a very damp early morning w....

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Beinn Dearg above Atholl

8 February 2020
We were out on a guided bike-hike up Glen Bruar to Beinn Dearg in wintery conditions. Richard Kermode was leading....

We met up at Calvine with much trepidation after some good conversations about our plans with storm Ciara due to arrive anytime. There looked to be a window of opportunity so we decided to go for....

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Navigation Skills in the Pentland Hills

5 February 2020
A day spent learning navigation skills in the northern hills of the Pentlands. Steven Fallon was leading....

February was proving pretty cold, but in between the snowy weekends, our mid-week navigation was held in fine conditions on the grassy covered slopes of the northern Pentlands by Hillend. Our...

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Cairngorm, Ben Macdui and the Feshie Munros

1-2 February 2020
Two days of guided hiking in winter conditions over the Munros of Cairngorm, Ben Macdui, Sgorr Gaoith and Mullach Clach a'Bhlair. Steven Fallon and Richard Kermode were leading, here's Steven's tale of the days....

A wee bit of snow makes for a grand day out, but a bit of prep is needed beforehand ! Richard and myself were guiding up....

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Winter Skills in the Cairngorms

25-26 January 2020
A two-day Winter Skills course based in the Cairngorms. Richard Kermode was leading....

More strong winds in the weather forecast (a feature of 2020 so far) as we set off into the northern corries of the Cairngorms after our introduction to the winter skills course in a warm cafe in Aviemore. There had been anot....

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Munros above Drumochter Pass

19-20 January'20
Two days of guiding mountain-hiking in winter conditions bagging the Munros either side of Drumochter Pass. John King was leading....

This winter season has been a bit up and down so far with a few good cold spells but a seemingly greater number of relatively mild weather days. Fortunately, the forecast for this ....

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Cairngorm (not winter skills)

11 January 2020
Guided day hillwalking up Cairngorm in very not-winter conditions. Richard Kermode was leading....

The original plan had been an introduction to winter skills and due to the absence of good snow cover this had been changed during the week. Luckily some of the group where happy to have a walk in the northern corries....

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