Daily Archives: November 27, 2010

Renewable energies – Sloy hydro-power generation

To access Ben Vane (and other hills nearby, such as Ben Vorlich) we used the private access road that leads from Sloy Hydro Power Station to the dam containing Loch Sloy (reservoir).

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The “wee’est” one of them all

Ben Vane (915m) Pronunciation:            Ben Vain Translation:                 Middle Mountain Total distance:             11km Total time:               … Continue reading

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Challenges of cold weather “camping”

Last night as we were preparing our climbing gear for another day on the hills and finally getting ready for bed the wind really picked up (gale force). Luckily, I had the sense to put down the ‘van’s steadies earlier … Continue reading

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