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Bothy Life – countdown

Just a very brief post from a far flung outpost of the Cairngorms where the internet is frustratingly slow. For anyone who hasn’t already heard via Facebook, BBC Scotland will shortly be showing an hour-long documentary about bothies in Scotland. … Continue reading

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Luibeg Bothy pictures

A quick post to let people know I’ve placed some photos of the original Bob Scott’s Bothy – Luibeg Bothy – in the bothies section. And, this time I’ve checked – these are of the original bothy. 🙂 They come … Continue reading

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Photo of the original Bob Scott’s Bothy

Huge red face at cairngormwanderer HQ. This post originally advertised the fact I’d added a photo of the original Bob Scott’s Bothy at Luibeg to the page devoted to the current bothy and its history. However Kenny Freeman, who well … Continue reading

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Check the snowgates

Good news for folk who have to drive over the Glenshee road to get to the Cairngorms. Braemar has installed a camera at the snowgates leading up to Glenshee. It doesn’t let you know what the road is like up … Continue reading

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Garbh Choire update

Haven’t heard officially yet, but I understand that both the Cairngorm Club and the Board of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland have discussed the future of the Garbh Choire Refuge and have both decided that it should be retained and … Continue reading

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Why save the Garbh Choire Refuge?

  It’s small – tiny even – but the Garbh Choire Refuge has been a welcome sight for many a climber and walker, even after their joy at reaching it has been tempered by the realisation of how dilapidated it … Continue reading

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Back again – with a new page

At last! Santa was good to me and a new laptop means this blog is up and running again. I’ve celebrated with a whole new page, about Corrour Bothy, partly because during my time offline I was confirmed as joint … Continue reading

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