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Ramble on!

It’s been a while since my last post so here is some proof of life. In the true spirit of my blog, there has been blood and there have been badges. But mostly, there’s been a lot of fun. So here’s … Continue reading

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High ways to the danger zone

There is a breed of people who benefit from getting into the outdoors. I think might be one of them. I don’t want to just be in the great outdoors, I want the thrill of moving through the great outdoors. … Continue reading

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Five miles

I can’t say I’m a big fan of low-level walks. Specifically those where the chances of crossing a few contour lines are rare. I much prefer a bit of up and down and a bit of a view. I’m happiest … Continue reading

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Good boots and popcorn

I better say now, there’s some bad language in places in this post. Sometimes a well-placed expletive is what is called for. So. Still with me? Right, let’s get a fucking move on then… If the A82 is the red … Continue reading

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Pierced pride on the Beinn Narnain spearhead

The forecast for the West Highlands was for near freezing temperatures, rain and a 40% chance of  snow showers, with the likelihood of snow decreasing towards Loch Lomond. I had planned to bag Beinn Narnain and Beinn Ime, so I … Continue reading

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Ben Vorlich well-remembered

Last year I climbed the other Ben Vorlich in Stirlingshire. It was a memorable day out, and offered the chance to bag a second munro due to close proximity. The same can be said of the Ben Vorlich that resides … Continue reading

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