Monthly Archives: September 2013

Back at the Tarf Hotel, with Ian Mitchell

And more photos from the past   The Tarf Hotel is remote – a good couple of miles past the back of beyond, and in the wrong direction too – but it’s a bothy that seems to make an impression … Continue reading

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Dicing with death above the eternal snows

The internet is a wonderful thing. And so are guide books. But between the pair of them they were nearly the death of me. I’d had a notion to go into the Garbh Choire of Braeriach and see the ‘permanent’ … Continue reading

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Looking after the bothies. Why bother?

Sometimes you really do wonder just why you bother. Up at Corrour Bothy again, the plan was for Neil Findlay and I to replace a broken toilet seat and do a quick repair to the stove, then I would head … Continue reading

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