A wild camping adventure in the Cairngorms

After doing the Lochaber Traverse last year I dreamt up another plan of undertaking a similar trip,  hiking the Munros over 4,000ft in the Cairngorms; "The Cairngorms 4000ers". Kevin and Stephen liked my plan, however Kevin and I were only on Cairn Gorm itself less than two weeks before and Stephen was in no rush …

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Bumbling about the Lake District

It was very much a campervan that ignited my love for the great outdoors and I indeed wrote a few words about our old campervan here. Our old van has long since been sold but both Nicola and I would like to get another one in the near future, perhaps something we could use as …

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The A to Z of Walk With Wallace

Walk With Wallace

The A to Z of Walk With Wallace, 26 random questions from an outdoors perspective (funnily enough).

Ascent:What is the most ascent you’ve done in one day? – On the run up to the Munro compleation. My partner and I walked the Glen Dessarry 4 Munros and the total ascent that day was 2,440 metres. It was a tough day! After the walk, we arrived in Fort William at 11:30pm and the Travel Lodge wanted £120 for a room, no chance! The Creag Mhor hotel in Onich put us up at short notice for half the price.

Best friend:Who is your best hill walking friend? – She’ll proof read this for me later, so I better say my partner, Nicola.

Camping:Favourite camp spot? – I’ve never returned to the same camp spot and I’ve enjoyed all my camping trips, so it’s a difficult question. But if I had to pick, it…

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