Bike and hike to Faindouran bothy

Kevin and I had earmarked the August bank holiday weekend for a wild camping trip, neither of us had been under canvas since our Fisherfield trip back in May. As the weekend drew closer a colleague of mine announced he was having his leaving do on the Friday we planned to travel. I couldn't miss his night out, he was a popular guy …

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A Wild Camp on A’Mhaighdean

Even though it was nearly three years ago, I remember the slog up A'Mhaighdean from Pollan na Muice with tired legs, like it was yesterday. It was worth the effort to see one of the most impressive summit vistas I've ever witnessed. My eyes were drawn in all directions, what to photograph first? A'Mhaighdean is …

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A Ridge Too Far – A Winter Epic!

Back in February 2011 I¬†learnt a valuable lesson. Phil and I totally underestimated two classic Munros in the Mamores. Relatively inexperienced, we also overestimated our own¬†winter mountain skills. Either one of us¬†could have been carried out by Mountain Rescue, injured or worse still. Dave who accompanied us¬†was far more experienced, he must have wondered how …

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