Monthly Archives: July 2014

Back in harness: climbing in Sputan

  It’s the easiest thing to stop being a climber, without ever having to take a conscious decision. Several years ago I became involved in bothy maintenance, had some great weekends, rediscovered the joy of wandering about in the Cairngorms, … Continue reading

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The Luibeg woods – aftermath of a blaze

Three weeks since the fire and the smell of burnt wood still wafted across the river in the slight breeze. Not that you could have missed the charred hillside and riverbank: acres of black ground and browned pine needles where … Continue reading

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