Tag Archives: climb

The hill by the trail

In my previous post “Sweating it out’, I made mention of a hill at the side of the Siller Pass, which I briefly thought about climbing, before changing my mind. Well, I changed my mind, again. I had left wife … 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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Lost on the Cruachan horseshoe

Most of the Munros I have done to date have been blessed with uncommonly decent weather. But as the seasons change so do the hills, and I’m beginning to learn there are different factors that have to be considered. The … Continue reading

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Sunday supplement

Jeez,  I dithered over whether it was even worth posing this week’s progress. It’s been one of those weeks where everything falls out-of-place! After a good sunday run of 19 miles, I thought this would be the week to build … Continue reading

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Fill your boots!

Right then. An early start. It was our third munroe, and so far, the only thing that Malcolm (Mr Burns to you) and myself had seen was scotch mist. But things were looking up and the sun had come to … Continue reading

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