Tag Archives: Ben Vane

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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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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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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Ben Vane review

Ben Vane from Inveruglas is a gem of a hill. It has Munro status, but you can be up and down it easily in a few hours. So if bagging a few Munros around Loch Lomond is your plan, an … Continue reading

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Sunday supplement

Exactly seven days till the trail marathon. And it’s a tale of inaction and worry. Even thinking about it brings me out in a sweat. I’m panicking, and have even booked a physio session for Monday, in the hope that … Continue reading

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