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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Oban bothy with added Grahams!

This trip was pretty much a year in the making. Due to adverse weather conditions and other for reasons we had to cancel this trip on three previous occasions. Finally fourth time lucky we would get to Oban bothy via boat to do the remote Grahams; Meith Bheinn and An Stac. This was more a jolly …

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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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