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Hillwalking

From bogs to Brocken spectres

Beinn an Lochain was one of my very first hillwalks and to this day is still one of my favourites. That might be a little surprising for someone obsessed with bagging Munros as this little hill is just shy of that honour but it doesn't make it any less enjoyable…

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Double my tally on Ben Vane

Having done my first Munro in April, I eventually got round to doing my second today. Chose the smallest of all the Munros thinking it would be fairly easy but this Ben Vane is a steep wee hill. Unfortunately, just like the last two weeks I've been out, there was a lot of low cloud…

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A dreich day on Fhidhleir

I noticed this awesome looking ridge a lot recently in the background of some of the other walks I'd done in the area and thought it looked worth a punt. Not many reports on here for it so I was worried it might not have been worth the effort but turns out it was…

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Ben Donich – Ease myself back in

It took about 6 weeks but I eventually managed to get back on the hills last weekend with Magz n Gaz after my nasty knee injury. Still sore but just couldn't wait any longer, was desperate to get out there and I'm glad I did! Ben Donich was the hill of choice this time…

Hillwalking

Beinn Narnain – First Munro!

So I conquered my first Munro this week which should have been a joyful experience but turned out the complete opposite! A disaster to say the least. Two days before, I was up the Kilpatrick Hills doing some mountain biking and basically wrecked my bad knee when landing a jump…

Hillwalking

A real hill! Beinn an Lochain

Well after my fairly easy introduction to hillwalking a few days ago, I decided I wanted something a little less hilly and a little more rocky! My dad mentioned Beinn an Lochain and when looking it up, it looked right up my alley. I was not disappointed…