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Hillwalking Camping

Wild camping in wild winds up Ben Ledi

Having done my first wild camp in six months a few days ago up Beinn Trilleachan in Glen Etive, I feel like I have the bug again. So much so, that I couldn't even wait a whole week before going again…

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

Perfect weather on the Pap of Glencoe

I've driven through Glencoe more times than I can remember since I started hillwalking, each time always looking up to the Pap of Glencoe in wonderment at it's fine shape and great vantage point…

Hillwalking Camping

First wild camp up the Ochil Hills

After five years of hillwalking, I have finally wild camped up the hills! Years of excuses and not finding the time or money to do it are finally over. Not wanting to go too far from home for my first outing, I thought Dumyat up the Ochil Hills in Stirling would be my best bet…

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…

Hillwalking

First hillwalk – Beinn Dubh

I've been wanting to get into hillwalking for a good while now and eventually started this week. Asked around and looked on the internet for an easy first one and decided on Beinn Dubh. From the bottom it looked pretty easy but considering I’ve been out with injuries…