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Stravaiging about on Ben Challum

Where does time go? A year ago, after a big gap in my hillwalking, I climbed a couple of Munros as a birthday treat to myself. It reminded me how much I love being in the hills, and I promised myself that I would make more time to get out. Then life chucked a few … Continue reading

A Walk on the Wild Side… above Scotland’s munitions dump

Here’s one I did earlier…. July 2014, to be exact: it’s another report from my Walkhighlands blog. Cruach an t-Sidhein’s slopes are home to the Glen Douglas Munitions Depot, thought to be the largest NATO conventional weapons storage base in Western Europe. It’s also a stone’s throw from the nuclear submarine base at Faslane. It’s … Continue reading

Half-century trudge up a couple of munros

This is a retrospective from last September. I’m on Walkhighlands (a Scottish walking site) as ‘grumpy old bagger’,¬†and although I practically never post anything, I did file a report of ‘what I did on my birthday’. Thought I’d share it here… Hmmm, what to do on your 50th birthday? The grumpy old bag decided to … Continue reading