Category Archives: Hill running

Riding the Achnashellach loop

I joined up with my Brother, Willie. Willie on his bike and me on foot, with the dog as well. We started from Achnashellach station and headed up the Coulin pass, down to the bridge then up the path to … Continue reading

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A rare inversion – Sgurr a Bhasteir

After a week of cloudless days, there was a layer of low cloud over the sea. I could tell the sun was trying to come through and I guessed at an inversion. So headed off to Sligachan and went with … Continue reading

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Ruadh Stac – A seldom visited peak in the Cuillin

A new blog post at last! Skye has had stunning weather in the last 2 – 3 weeks, and there have been many climbers visiting the Cuillin also, some notable successes including several fast ridge traverses, 2nd ascents of both … Continue reading

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Sgurr na Feartaig

In Winter I have visited the north facing corrie a number of times, mostly in murky conditions. A number of very fine ice climbs are here. However I have never been up to the summit nor really seen the views … Continue reading

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Bealach na Sgairne and Gleann Lichd

With my brother, Willie. I was keen to go out on an adventure with Willie, him on his MTB and me on foot running. I had heard it was possible to bike this route but not really knowing how Willie … Continue reading

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Best day of the Summer

On paper, Fuar Tholl, Sgorr Rhuadh and Beinn Liath Mhor, looked like a 4 hour circuit, jogging the flats and descents. In retrospect perhaps in reverse might have been closer to the mark. I had been here both in Summer … Continue reading

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Circuit of Bla Bheinn

A wee project that looked good on paper. Starting from Loch Slapin and following the normal route up towards Bla Bheinn, crossing the bealach to the South of the South Summit towards Camasunary, along into Glen Sligachan and climbing to … Continue reading

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