Tagged: scotland

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Scotland Walking Weekend

With some reasonable weather predicted for central Scotland at the weekend, I took a quick trip up in the car to bag a couple of hills on my “to-do” list. On the Saturday I walked up Schiehallion… … and on the Sunday I tackled Stob Dearg, one of the Munros...

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Walk Report: Buachaille Etive Mor

Date: 12th Oct 2008 Stats: 7.5 miles, 3300 feet Weather: Cool to begin, windy and very cold on tops, warming towards the end Munros: 1: Stob Dearg Other Info: Roadside and off-road parking at GR: NN 22100 56310, no toilets Summary: Altnafeadh, path into Coire na Tulaich, Stob Dearg, Feadan...

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Walk Report: Schiehallion

Date: 11th Oct 2008 Stats: 6.5 miles, 2500 feet Weather: Warm in the valley, very windy and cold on the summit Trig Points: 1: TP6943 – Wild Boar Fell Munros: 1: Schiehallion Other Info: Free car park, no toilets (that I could see) at GR: NN 75318 55697 Summary: Car...

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West Highland Way Journal 2008

After many long weeks in preparation and many editing sessions the journal of my 2008 long distance path is finally released and published on the web site. It tells the story (in words and pictures) of my walk from Glasgow to Inverness, using first the West Highland Way and then...

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WHW & GGW Journal

For those interested, the journal is coming along slowly. I’ve written up the first 5 days so far and that took almost no time at all. I was in the right frame of mind for writing – obviously. Unfortunately, the remaining sections are still in my head and it’s taking...

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Walk Report: Brimmond Hill

Date: 9th Jul 2008 Stats: 2.0 miles, 400 feet Weather: Cloudy, but warm and dry Trig Points: 1: TP0666 – Brimmond County Top: 1: Aberdeenshire Other Info: Small car park, south west of summit, free parking, no toilets Summary: Car park, Brimmond Hill, car park Key to symbols: = Trig...

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Walk Report: Ben Lawers

Date: 8th Jul 2008 Stats: 7.0 miles, 3000 feet Weather: Overcast and grey to begin, but warming gradually and sunny towards the end Trig Points: 1: TP1281 – Ben Lawers Munros: 2: Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers Other Info: Fine visitor centre with parking (£2 voluntary fee) and toilets Summary: Visitor...