Tag Archives: Devil’s Point

Walking through the (ice) ages

How far did the Devil’s Point stretch? It’s an odd question, but one that occurred to me one day as I sat on the side of Ben MacDui looking across Glen Dee at the rocky face of Bod an Deamhain, … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, Topography | Tagged , , , , , | 16 Comments

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

Posted in Bothies | Tagged , , | 78 Comments

Out in the wild – and extreme dog-walking

On front points of my crampons and daggering the rock-hard neve with my one ice axe there was no finer place on Saturday than on the north flank of the Devil’s Point, enjoying the sting in the tale – the … Continue reading

Posted in Bothies, Stravaiging, Winter climbing | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Off the path

It’s nice to indulge in a whim now and then. Most times I go out on a walk I pretty much know where I’m going before I start, but now and then it’s good just to forget about route-planning and … Continue reading

Posted in Stravaiging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments