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Kusum Kanguru 1990 - Part 4 - big bags etc.

We were on our first trip to the Himalayas in Oct 1990 – a small group of great friends were all member’s of the RAF Mountain Rescue Team at Leuchars in Fife. 699 more words


No go on Ben Nevis - body not going so well.

I had hardly slept, the wind was crashing on the roof at the CIC Hut below the great cliffs of Ben Nevis . I had to take a few painkillers as I had strained my leg on yesterdays wander among the slippy boulders. 603 more words


Heading to Ben Nevis to the CIC Hut for a few days with friends.

Heading to the CIC Hut and Ben Nevis for a few days with friends.

How many times have I walked that path?

Through forestry and muddy track. 331 more words


Days past - Beinn A' Bhuird - Al Slyvester Big Walk - he is heading for Dalwhinnie today.

I missed a great weekend on the hills still got man – flu and feeling awful, I had friends up on Fionn Beinn near Achanasheen but was not up to it! 595 more words


OK Pop pickers, a late entry in at number 35! Aonach Mor!

It must be old age. I forgot I that I had actually not got to the top of this one. Its no real surprise these days as I regularly walk into the bathroom and forget whether I’m in for a shit or a shave, which in itself isn’t really a conundrum as I don’t shave. 367 more words


Buachaille Etive Beag - Stob Dubh and Stob Coire Raineach 33 & 34

There would be no scrambling today. No bike trip to Glen Coe – I had planned a trip to Beinn a’ Bheithir and a grade 2 scramble up to Sgorr Dhearg – as the weather was dank and dreary. 155 more words


Al Slyvester Big Walk he arrives in Gretna arrives tonight. Pete McGowan RAF MRT Legend.

Today the Blog is for Al’s Big Walk from Land’s End To John O’ Groat’s and over the last few days he has had some great company. 474 more words