Tag Archives: Braemar

Braemar Mountain Festival

This blog doesn’t often get down out of the hills, but it’s not stretching the remit too far to give a plug for the first ever Braemar Mountain Festival which is due to happen on the weekend of 3-5 March. … Continue reading

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Reviewed: Old Deeside Ways, by Ian Murray

It’s been out a few months now, but I only recently came across Old Deeside Ways, the latest book by Ian Murray in his fascinating series of books on the oral history of the Cairngorms and Deeside. Notable for their … Continue reading

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Escape from the Fords of Avon

I was going to write something about the replacement of the Fords of Avon Refuge which went on at the weekend. But that’ll have to wait until I’ve dried out. With work on the new hut all but finished by … Continue reading

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