Tag Archives: Scotland

The Hidden Valley – Glen Coe

For a blogger it’s weird to say ‘there are no words to describe this experience’ it really needs to be seen to be believed… Continue reading

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Finnich Glen aka Devil’s Pulpit

A beautiful place even in the cloudiest of weather, so moody and evocative. It started to rain slightly which added to the ambiance. Continue reading

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Buachaille Etive Mor

I see the majestic Buachaille Etive Mor and I shriek a little. My companions offer a sympathetic smile and I realise I don’t know either well enough to show my true psycho-on-the-hill colours yet. I best calm down… Continue reading

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Why I Climb…

I was fascinated by a mysterious volcanic form I could see from my childhood garden. I was aware it was something called ‘Ben Lomond…’ Continue reading

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The Unpronounceables…

We had ran out of hills we could pronounce and couldn’t delay any longer: we had to start ‘The Unpronounceables’. Continue reading

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Summer Solstice on the Ben

I knew it would be emotional, bloody hard work and a once in a lifetime experience. Ben Nevis, in the dark and a sunrise so beautiful that we cried unashamedly… Continue reading

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Loch Katrine with Sir Walter Scott

The outdoor seating choice didn’t last long after the captain announced the bar was open… Continue reading

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