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

Mullardoch Munros

7-8 July 2018
Two days of guided hiking on the Munros surrounding Loch Mullardoch, just north of Glen Affric. John King was leading....

To the west of the Great Glen, and north of Kintail, lie the highest peaks of the northwest Highlands. Long, complex mountain chains above scenic glens give some of the best hill- and ridge-wa....

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Rum Cuillin

6-9 July 2018
An extended weekend of bike-backpacking, hiking and scrambling on Rum and its famed Cuillin. Johnny Walker was leading....

In this line of work, I am often asked what is my favourite hill/mountain/area, and I am always a little vague, as how does one differentiate, rank and classify some of the wonderful places we....

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Bespoke hiking days in the southern Cairngorms

1-6 July 2018
Bespoke hiking days in the southern Cairngorms. Steven Fallon was leading....

Mick and Veronica had already been out a few days hiking by the time I met them on a warm Wednesday morning in Braemar. They'd hiked Mount Keen, Dreish, Cairn Toul, the Devil's Point and much more. Today we were aiming for Beinn Bhrotain....

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Munros above Loch Quoich

30 June - 1 July 2018
Two days of guided hikng to gain the Munro summits of Gleouraich, Spidean Mialach and Sgurr a'Mhaoraich above Loch Quoich. John King was leading....

Given the ongoing heatwave, it was a refreshingly cool morning by the shores of Loch Quoich on Saturday morning with a thick mist....

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Mullardoch Munros

9-10 June 2018
Weekend of guided hiking up the Munros north and south of Loch Mullardoch. Steven Fallon was leading....

Myself and our group of keen hikers arrived at the dam at the eastern end of Loch Mullardoch early this Saturday morning. The forecast for today was for little wind, warm with bursts of rain developing into thunder....

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Hiking in the Pentlands

8 June 2018
A bespoke afternoon hiking in the Pentlands, Christine, David and Andy were leading....

When just walking works! So - there are a number of car parks associated with Swanston Golf Course but eventually everyone congregated in the same one and it was a jolly bunch from Baillie Gifford (personified by Michael's ultra bright stripped boot laces) who....

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