Monthly Archives: August 2012

Ben Lui 25th June 2012

Was asked to accompany a Duke of Edinburgh group as they were going over 600m, and were aiming to summit Ben Lui…. The boys were in good spirits despite the midges, and set off at a good lick along the … Continue reading

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Ben Nevis 13th June

Not too many came up with me today. What a difference the weather makes – as knowing you will see from the top gives you a boost during the day.  Love this mountain when this is the case, and there … Continue reading

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Stob a’Choire Odhar – 11th june

First time up this year with Roby Roy tours and took Dotty along.  She was a great hit with the guests as they decided if she could make it, they could too

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Ben Nevis – 4th June

My first guiding with Allan from AJM adventures  http://www.ajmadventure.co.uk but hopefully not my last.  Was a bit of an eye opener as to how ‘city’ kids are really not getting enough exercise these days, as I assumed that all teenage … Continue reading

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Wild Camping Trip – 25th-27th May 2012

What a cracking summer, and with the forecast set dry and fine, Liam and I set off up into the Mamores. We headed up on Friday night and set up camp at Corrie an Lochain, then watched the sunset The … Continue reading

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Ben Nevis 23rd May 2012

First ascent of this year, and have to include it because of the views; a much better start than last year

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Ben Cleuch – 14th May 2012

Another free day out and my first foray into the Ochils. Great tracks and great views from these interesting hills. I made a round trip from Tillicoultry and would recommend the walking to anyone in the area.  Have included a … Continue reading

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Aonach Eagach – 5th May 2012

Had a wee birthday treat today and was given a free pass out. Took Morag on the Aonach eagach for the first time.  We were camping at Caolasnacon, a great wee campsite for any of you coming to the area … Continue reading

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Beinn an Dothaidh – 24th Apr 2012

One of the two iconic Munros seen as you drive past Bridge of Orchy.  The boys chose the left hand one as it looked smaller. A great day out particularly with the snow fall we have had recently. We decided … Continue reading

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Meall A’Bhuiridh – 24th Mar 2012

Liam and I went to watch the last ski race of the season….check out how little snow there was around.  Ended up summiting another Munro for him.  However went up the NE ridge which provided some interesting scrambling for anyone … Continue reading

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