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?
Short dark winter days – what hills are doable? Meall nan Tarmachan is. It’s a very short hike and you could do the ridge walk if you started early enough and don’t have snow issues in the car park! Note to self – average car can’t handle any form of snow, especially if it’s already compressed. … Continue readingMeall nan Tarmachan – careful in the car park!
Two munros with a slightly tricky mid section (it can be made easier). Don’t be caught out at larger cairn near the summit of Beinn Dòrain! Both provide great views. … Continue readingBeinn Dòrain and Beinn an Dòthaidh
Looking for solitude, then this is not for you. Looking for a hill close to the central belt with some outstanding views while being able to be back in time for a late lunch then this will do nicely. … Continue readingBen Lomond – Solitude isn’t found here
Sgòr Gaoith – Full Winter weather walk in spring. Big note of caution and a top tip when hiking in the snow for safety. Review for my almost didn’t complete it hike of Sgòr Gaoith. … Continue readingSgòr Gaoith – Full Winter weather walk in spring
Cold hands can be a killer. It can really really hurt when they get cold. Once cold they can be very hard to get warm again.
So how to stop them getting cold in the first place… Read on for some top tips. … Continue readingHow to avoid – Cold Hands