Category Archives: Guest blogs

For blog posts from guests who have their own mountain adventures and photographs to share with us all.

What a difference a month makes – Ben Cruachan in the sunshine!

[Words and photographs by Roy Starkey.] Ben Cruachan is a particularly fine mountain, brilliantly positioned (you can walk from the railway station platform!), and commanding fine views of the surrounding mountains including long views across to the Cuillins on Skye … Continue reading

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The Magic of Skye

[Words and photographs by Roy Starkey. Roy has provided so many wonderful photographs that I’ve chosen to add them as thumbnails. These can easily be expanded by double clicking on them.] W.A.Poucher’s classic guide “The Magic of Skye” is a … Continue reading

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The Rocky Road to No. 150 (& No. 151)

[Words by Anne] Given the disappointingly changeable weather either side of Tuesday 17 May, it was amazing that our tentative arrangement to join Cameron and Elaine in climbing a couple of Munros actually materialised. We had chanced upon them in … Continue reading

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A Stellar day in the Cairngorms on 16 March 2011

[Words and photographs by Roy and Mary Starkey] Start and end point – Coire Cas Car Park [Grid Ref: NH 989 060] Altitude 632m (2075 feet) Highest point 1195m (3921 feet) on Cairn Lochan [Grid Ref: NH 987 027] Distance 9.5km … Continue reading

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In the company of friends

Stob a’ Choire Odhair (945m) Pronunciation:              Stob a Horrer Ower Translation:                   Peak of the Grey-Brown (Dun) Corrie Start / end location:   At the car-park just prior to Victoria Bridge on the A8005, which is accessed from the Bridge of Orchy … Continue reading

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Guest Blog – Scrambling in Snowdonia

Seniors’ Ridge – Glyders; Little and North Gullies – Tryfan In today’s guest blog, our friend Neil tells us about a recent trip that he and wife Laura, along with friends Mark and Ralph, did to Snowdonia in North Wales … Continue reading

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