Tag Archives: Glencoe

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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Three Munros – 03/10/15

Carn Mor Dearg.  Aonach Beag.  Aonach Mor Liahm and I had done no Munro bagging this year and with views to the Ben from our new house went on an epic day.  We drove to Torlundy and went up the … Continue reading

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Gentle Walks around Glencoe – 6th June

I met Lotte and Rasmuss and their friends at the entrance to Signal rock and we enjoyed a pleasant walk through the forest looking at the diversity of life there. Whilst we were here, the weather cleared so we then … Continue reading

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Blackwater Reservoir

I have only made it up to here once before so enjoyed going up there with MaryAnne, Thomas, Liahm and Luna. We went up on the North bank of the river, up through the ruins of the German prisoner of … Continue reading

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Sgor na h-Ulaidh 21st April 2014

Hi all. Well it has been a long and unsatisfactory walking winter, but here I was out with Liahm to bag another munro. We headed up the Glen with an idea of ascending directly onto the col to the east … Continue reading

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German Alpine Club August 2013

I was lucky to be asked to take this group for two days during their Highland Walking tour.  We did the easy Stob a Coire Odhair on the Monday which they romped up. Given their walking history, I did not … Continue reading

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Rhyolite Romp

Finally after 10 years I finally find someone willing to accompany me on this scramble. It has not had great reviews, but the position looks spectacular. We headed up dinner time buttress to where the best scrambling starts then headed … Continue reading

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The Hidden Valley 16th August 2013

Liahm and I had  great day today taking Liz, aka Ballachulish Granny up into the hidden valley.  A relatively miserable day, but the sun did eventually come out and we managed a wee fire for some marshmallows whilst sheltering under … Continue reading

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