Tag Archives: Ben Lomond

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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What did you get up to last night?

I was reading the blog of explorer and adventurer Alastair Humphreys and something he wrote caught my attention. It was something like this – most of us work 9am-5pm, so what are you doing with your 5pm-9am? How about using … Continue reading

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The biggest ben

I have done a few Munros in wintery conditions. These being Ben Cruachan & Stob Diamh, and Beinn Narnain & Beinn Ime. On the Cruachan Horseshoe, zero visibility and snow-filled tracks led to an error of judgement that nearly cost … 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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Cool runnings in Arrochar

I’m just rushing out to Explorer Scouts for an ‘instant hike’ in 15 minutes time. But I thought I would post quickly about my latest walk/run, which was this morning. It took me from Arrochar into Glen Loin and then … Continue reading

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Mountain review: Ben Vorlich & stuck on the Chroin

I picked a friday to do this set of two munros. Friday is a great day to climb hills. For a start, if like me, you have a partner who doesn’t share your affection for the great outdoors, it means … Continue reading

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