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

Fisherfield wilderness

17-20 April 2017
Hiking and backpacking into the Fisherfield and Letterewe wilderness. John was leading...

The Munros of the Fisherfield forest are quoted in the Walk Highlands guide book as 'the crux of any Munro round', and for sheer physicality, access and commitment, I would agree. I have done them a good...

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Creag Meagaidh and neighbours

15-16 April 2017
A weekend of hiking up Creag Meagaidh and its neighbouring Munros. Richard was leading...

I met up with Louisa, Darren, Nick and Neil at the Creag Meagaidh carpark to be greeted by a cold heavy shower with a fresh wind accompanying it...
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Black Mount Munros

8-9 April 2017
Black Mount Munros
A weekend of hiking up the Munros above the Black Mount near Glencoe. John was leading...

A dry forecast meant we were all smiling as we met at the car park just before Victoria Bridge. OK, it gave drizzle and mist AM, and a possibility of gusty wind, but...

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Coulin Forest Munros

1-2 Apr'17
Coulin Munros
A weekend of hiking up the Munros east of the Coulin Forest. Emma was leading...

It was a much brighter morning than anticipated with the summit of Beinn Liath Mhor visible as we walked along the excellent stalkers track past the Ling Hut. This path winds its way through a series of glacial drumlins...

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East of Etive

25-26 March
East of Etive
A weekend of winter hiking up the Munros east of Glen Etive. John was leading...

Hallelujah! Finally. A high pressure system over Scotland! After a really windy and wet winter, the promise of a fantastic forecast for this weekend was more than welcome...

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Navigation in Perthshire

25 March
Navigation
A day's course learning navigation skills in the hills above Pitlochry and Killiecrankie. Emma was leading...

We began our day in Pitlochry's Scout Hall and after an informative 2 hour indoor session learning about different maps, scales, features...

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West of Etive

24 March 2017
West of Etive
A day hiking up the Munros west of Glen Etive. Steven was leading...

With nervousness, I'd been checking out the forecasts prior to this event. The days swapped around - Thursday looked the best day, then it was Saturday and on the night before, Friday looked cracking ! Sunshine, blue skies and gentle breeze - perfect !...

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Loch Lochy Munros

17 March 2017
Loch Lochy Munros
This winter has been characterised by wind, rain and wet snow, and today was another of the same, apart from the wind being a little kinder at a max. of 30mph, and only then for the briefest of time at our first summit. The low cloud and ceaseless rain was there in abundance however, so I was glad of the chirpy and happy company of Debbie, Lynn, Helen and Emma. It was Emma's...

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