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#246 – Return to Beinn Eighe

Heading for Spidean Coire nan Clach on the Beinn Eighe Ridge The route – clockwise from the red flag Torridon and Wester Ross (Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Our trip to Scotland in 2017 had been blessed (mostly) with good weather, bu...

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Off Challenge: Drumnadrochit

Drumnadrochit — No Rucksacks! Loch Carron has treated us well but, to be honest, there’s not a great deal to do there when your movement is a bit limited. So now we have regained our orientation a li...

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#245 – The CIC Hut, Ben Nevis

The walk-in to the CIC Hut, with the North Face of Ben Nevis in the centre (Some images will zoom – left click to zoom in, use browser return arrow to return) May in the Scottish Highlands is of...

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Off Challenge: Loch Carron and the NC500

Since everyone has returned from the TGO challenge I’ve had a number of phone chats with Challengers who wanted to know all about the injury and event withdrawal. We talked quite a bit about floating...

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Review: Living With the Altra Lone Peak 3.5

I didn’t, perhaps, get the opportunity to test these on the Challenge as much as I wanted. However, these have been used in a variety of real world conditions, on steep grass slopes, on mountain trac...

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#244 – Llyn Cowlyd in the East Carneddau

Llyn Cowlyd in the East Carneddau (Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) The mountains of the Carneddau in Snowdonia are big and wild, like a mini version of the Cairngorms, and a mountain trip in the Carneddau is usually going to feel like a big one.  Since we moved to...

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