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

Rum Cuillin bike-n-backpack

12-15 April 2019
4 days exploring the Isle of Rum by bike and foot, including scrambling on the Rum Cuillin. Johnny Walker was leading....

I like Rum. I like Rum a lot. It's hard to get to. It needs planning. It's a proper quirky island community, with wild and lonely places and some of the best small mountains in the UK in my ....

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Rough Bounds of Knoydart recci

9 April 2019
Checking out a possible bike-n-hike route for the Rough Bounds of Knoydart event....

The Rough Bounds of Knoydart - it's what is says on the tin ! It's the rough and mountainous land which bounds the pininsula of Knoydart from neighbouring Kintail and Lochaber. On events heading into this remote area, we....

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Munros above Bridge of Orchy

6-8 April 2019
Three days of guided hiking over the Munros above Bridge of Orchy. John King, photos by John King was leading....

Day 1, Beinn Dorain and Beinn an Dothaidh. These are a nice pair of hills that rise straight above the road at Bridge of Orchy. The summits were....

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Inverlael Munros

6-8 April 2019
Three days of guided hiking in the North West of Scotland, bagging some Munros including mighty Beinn Dearg.. Richard Kermode was leading....

We met up as planned at the Inverlael car park to head out to the Beinn Dearg group of hills. The weather was due to be pretty windy and a chance the summits would clear la....

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Munros above Crianlarich

29-31 March'19
Guided hillwalking days up Ben More and neighbouring Munros above Crianlarich. Steven Fallon was leading....

There are 7 Munros just south of the village of Crianlarich, including mighty Ben More at just a shade under 4,000ft. The most enjoyable way to reach these summits is to link them into a few routes, some s....

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Coulin Forest Munros

22-24 March 2019
Some hard winter hiking on Munros in Scotland's north-west.. Richard Kermode was leading....

It was a wild weather forecast as we met up at Incheril for our planned walk up Slioch. I’d already changed the days around due to some uncertainties in the forecast earlier in the week. As I drove down to meet up with Je....

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Munros above the Black Mount

16-17 March 2019
Full-on winter conditions for two days hiking the Munros above the Black Mount. Richard Kermode was leading....

The weather forecast wasn’t great for Saturday and with fairly unstable snow conditions we would have to alter our planned routes for safety reasons. I met up with Debbie, Emma, Leona, Euan and David ....

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Kintail's Brothers and Sisters

9-10 March 2019
Two days of guided winter hiking on mountain ranges in Scotland's north-west highlands with John King and Richard Kermode leading....

As the weekend approached the weather forecast for the Northwest Highlands was changing often with much uncertainty around the timing of particular weather events. One thing was ....

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