Second part of completing the two munros on either side of Aonach Eagach ridge, without actually doing the ridge. This covers the hike up Sgor Nam Fiannaidh and back down again. … Continue readingSgòrr nam Fiannaidh – The 2nd half – avoiding the ridge!
Looking for a beautifully sheltered location, remote but with no issues getting parked, paths all the way and somewhere with a bit of elevation for tonnes of fresh air. The check out Loch Skeen! … Continue readingGrey Mare’s Tail and Loch Skeen – wild swimming
With almost 30Km of ‘smooth’ track, two very remote munro summits.
Taking tent isn’t always want you want, and if you do want to get back within a day then a bike is the ideal optio … Continue readingWithout a bike this hike requires a tent!
Ticks – grim reality of the outdoors. Do you know how small they are, what to look for, where do you find them and most importantly how do you safely remove one once you find it? … Continue readingTicks! How small and how to remove?
Munro baggers, looking for a different route. Get 5 done in a day, plus some cycling to speed up the end of the walk. Well this is a cracking route to add 5 more to your list. … Continue readingCreag Meagaidh circuit + 1 or 2?
How squeeze in hiking, wild swimming, afternoon tea without having to get up at the crack of dawn – and at the same time be remote enough to see almost no one. … Continue readingSwim, Hike – Cake and Tea!
Beinn a’ Chochuill, a short and simple hill for any day, particularly a short winter day. The views from it’s summit are remarkable considering the ease of access. … Continue readingBeinn a’ Chochuill – the ideal winter walk?
I’ve gone full buffalo – the trousers, special 6 jacket, hood and the gloves. Buffalo clothing requires zero layers! Put it next to your skin – but does it work in freezing conditions up a munro? … Continue readingThe Full Buffalo – review
Review of the Buffalo systems jacket – The Special 6 shirt. Recommended to wear on its own – no layers! Does this work, even with strong freezing winds? … Continue readingBuffalo – The Special 6 Shirt