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Fun on the Fiddler! Ben More Coigach and Sgurr an Fhidhleir from Culnacraig, NW Highlands

An interesting walk in an area of outstanding scenery just north of Ullapool. Approaching from the west gives an entertaining scramble with beautiful blue sea views across the Summer Isles and distant Outer Hebrides. Even more inspiring are vantage points to the wilderness of Assynt … Continue reading

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Some mountains get into your soul – a tempting An Teallach, and this time it’s Personal!

Some mountains get into your soul. I remember 30 years ago leafing through my first book of Scottish mountains becoming increasingly inspired by photos of classic Munros. Some were gradually visited, some were more remote. A few were very remote, whilst … Continue reading

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A Walk to the Beach – Sandwood Bay!

The national UK forecast from London declared the 2013 July heatwave had arrived and the whole country would be bathed in glorious sunshine. Meanwhile back in the North West Highlands we had a serious storm force wind problem. After being … Continue reading

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Return to Sutherland, Blown Over By Cul Beag!

Cul Beag is a 2,550ft Corbett in remote & beautiful Sutherland. The name in Gaelic means ‘Small Back’, a Corbett is a Scottish hill between 2500-3000 ft; and Sutherland is a long long way up north (the top left bit). … Continue reading

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