Category Archives: Nothing Specific

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Wild weather in the Pass of Drumochter

We are currently “sitting-out” some particularly rough weather wild camping just north of the Pass of Drumochter. For many of you the only time you’ll hear about the Pass of Drumochter, through which the main A9 arterial road north from … Continue reading

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Glossary of terms started

A number of you have enquired if it would be possible for me to include a glossary of terms for some of the “technical” mountaineering terms as well as some of the less familiar geological, Scottish and Gaelic words. I’ve … Continue reading

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Catching up back home

Last week we headed back to the Midlands to check on things at home. Our neighbours have been keeping an eye on our house and our good friends Laura and Karl popped in regularly to see that everything was fine … Continue reading

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Catch up at the Nags on Thursday 20 January 2011

Dear friends, we are planning on coming back down to the Midlands on the week commencing the 17 January for a few days and will be heading to the Nags Head in Malvern on Thursday 20 January from around 17:30. … Continue reading

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A school-boy error

Some of you may be wondering why we’re not out Munro bashing again today after our excellent climb on Cairngorm yesterday. Well, the truth of the matter is that I committed a “school-boy” error during our last climb.

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In with the new – Happy New Year from Scotland in View

Well, that is 2010 over and done with – and we sincerely hope that 2011 is a happy and healthy one for you all. Happy New Year Elaine and Cameron

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“Auld Year’s Night” – a Scottish Hogmanay

Well, another year draws to a close – and I wonder how many of you are saying to yourself that you can’t believe that it’s 10 years since the millennium! I know that Elaine and I are reflecting on how … Continue reading

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Their “Munros Dream”

My sister Gail has a great talent for writing poetry and has composed for us this poem below about our Munro climbing adventures. It would be a shame not to share it with you all. Thanks Gail.

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A Very Merry Christmas from Scotland In View

Dear Family and Friends, We would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. With very best wishes, Cameron & Elaine This Christmas picture was designed by our Nephew and Niece’s daughter, Lucy, and it won the Broxburn Primary … Continue reading

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A very promising start

It turned quite cold overnight: -2°. We stayed at the Invercoe caravan and campsite (near the village of Glencoe). With the temperatures falling below freezing the fresh water tap was completely frozen first thing in the morning.

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