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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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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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Land of the Lost and Found

After a long wet Summer of false starts and dreich days, I finally got the chance to re-visit Skull Buttress on Quinag, a hugely exposed overhanging prow of rock. Home to Guy Robertson on many occasions through the year as … Continue reading

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Some pics from Marsco, Wednesday night. GPX download available: http://www.gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=dqxdxlrrkzuhyzhg

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Achnashellach Triangle

Just a catch up on last weeks hill run at Achnashellach. It is a perfect route and the paths and tracks are in good condition. and here is a map of the Balmacara woodlands trail

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Sgurr na H-Umaha

October on Skye. A less frequented part of the Cuillin, but a stunning peak in a remote location. Archie and Ian joined me for the long walk along Glen Sligachan, out along the Harta Corrie path then up steep pathless … Continue reading

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Scottish Nature Photography Awards

I am pleased to announce that I have won 2nd place – Landscapes, at the Scottish Nature Photography Awards. The picture is of Fuar Tholl and the Mainreachan buttress, in full winter conditions. Taken from a low viewpoint beside a … Continue reading

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