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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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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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Marsco

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

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A fine day, Camasunary and Coruisk

http://app.strava.com/activities/273878784 Well this is my first post this year, today was a cracking day running to Coruisk via the bad step and over the bealach. It was deserted there which is unusual these days because of the boat trips. Here … Continue reading

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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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September is a good month

Tuesday 16th, Ian and I headed out into Coire a Mhadaidh, in theCuillin. Up Tuppeny Buttress to the ridge, then the traverse of Bidean Druim nan Ramh, An Caisteal, Bruach na Frithe and back down its NW ridge.

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Blaven, and ‘Stairway to Heaven’ video

I had a rare day out on the Cuillin, taking some photos of Blair Fyffe and Tony Stone on ‘Stairway to Heaven’, E5 6a, on Blaven. A rarely climbed route, first climbed in 1977 by Mick Fowler and Phil Thomas. … Continue reading

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