Tag Archives: Ben Vorlich

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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The Brack and beyond

This post was supposed to be about climbing Ben Aan with my dad, but I had a wee iPhone restore problem and I lost a bundle of photos from recent adventures. Fortunately, I had shared a few of them from … 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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Renny’s Sunday supplement

Sunday 1st April: Recovery day following Saturday’s 9 mile road run. Fried breakfast to start the day at my in-laws, and then bacon rolls for lunch and my mum & dad’s followed by a good hour walking round Pollock Park. … 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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