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Kayaking

Exploring Loch Ard by kayak

The plan was to take our new kayaks out on Loch Lomond to visit Inchcailloch island for our first trip in them together. When we arrived at Balmaha though the water was looking pretty choppy, too choppy for a couple of amateur kayakers…

Hillwalking Camping

Summit camping on Beinn Trilleachan

With just three weeks to go before our West Highland Way trip, we still hadn't been camping together so Glen Etive was decided as our destination for the weekend and Beinn Trilleachan as the mountain of choice…

Hillwalking

The Black Mount double

After years and years of asking me to go up the hills with him when I was a boy, my father and I finally managed to climb a couple of Munros together. Being the old and experienced hillwalker, I let Billy choose where we'd go and Stob Ghabhar was the choice…

Hillwalking

The Glen Falloch experience

After last week’s epic adventure up and around Ben Lui, I thought I'd go for something a bit easier and shorter this time round. So I set my sights on either An Caisteal & Beinn a'Chroin or Cruach Ardrain & Beinn Tulaichean from the layby where the River Falloch meets the A82…

Hillwalking

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…