Author Archives: ronasramblings

About ronasramblings

I am a mountain guide based in Ballachulish near Glencoe. On this site I will be sharing my guiding activites

Liahm’s 50th

A beautiful day dawned and we headed off to try and bag Liahm’s 50th…Carn Liath (48), Stob Poite Coire Ardair (49) and Creag Meagaidh. We agreed to do it ultra lite and set off to try and attempt it in … Continue reading

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Ben Chonzie 8.7.14

We were off chasing better weather and managed to sneak a rain free day in.  I turned up at my pals, and managed to persuade her two to come with me.  So a total of five children and two ‘adults’ … Continue reading

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Ben Nevis with a friend

So following on from my rant, which unfortunately Razza got the full force of (I apologise Profusely), a few photos of me doing my first ascent of the Ben with a friend.  Not surprised I hear you cry given your … Continue reading

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Ben Nevis Rant

So I have ‘only’ done the Ben seven times this year so far.  Not bad for a local guide.  I fear that soon this may stop altogether. I have posted continually about the way I feel about the abuse being … Continue reading

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Rob Roy Tours May and June

Hi Had a lovely two days out with Rob Roy at the beginning of May.  Here are the photos for my guests.   Then had one day on Ben Nevis as no-one wanted to do Stob Coire a Odhair.  Not … Continue reading

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Winter is over (apparently)

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All my friends who are Winter Guides are packing up their ice axes and switching to rock.  I decided to have a nostalgic walk up Bidean nam Bian on Saturday having a few hours free.  Winter is definitely NOT over!!! … Continue reading

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A Ramble Alone! – one ice axe or two!

I set off to scope a route for a Bronze DofE group up into Coire Giubhsachan.  However as I had a full day free I decided to extend my day.  In the car park I had debated one Ice Axe … Continue reading

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