True to form, I’ve been nowhere near proactive enough with updating this blog… I’d had grand dreams of being able to provide detailed accounts of nearly all my days out on the hill over the winter season, but I realise now that that would be ludicrously time consuming and also quite dull (for you and […]Read more "Winter Roundup"
Bad weather was the order of the day for the last week of February. Three consecutive days of gale force winds and driving rain meant being stuck inside, champing at the bit to be back in the hills. Wednesday brought a slightly more settled forecast, so Scott and I decided to walk into Sneachda and […]Read more "No Blue Skies (in more ways than one.)"
The day after I got off the Ben with Caspian, I sat on the Megabus for 14 hours, travelling down to London to be with Julia for Valentine’s Day. It was a pretty testing journey, but it was nice to be back in a place with seemingly endless sources of entertainment and a well-developed public […]Read more "London to Lochnagar"
Last Sunday I made the mammoth drive up to Aviemore to spend the next two months living in the highlands, making the most of the winter climbing season. Aviemore is a prime location from which to get out into the mountains – 10 minutes drive from the Northern Corries of the Cairngorms, good access to […]Read more "Heading North!"