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Bothies, litter and education – a step forward

Last August I let rip at groups taking young people into the hills. I love it that there are people who care enough to encourage youngsters into the mountains but, like so many others involved in bothy maintenance, I’d cleaned … Continue reading

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Fords of Avon Refuge rebuilt

Christened by a fierce October storm, with howling gales and torrential rain – in August – the Fords of Avon Refuge is reborn. A large group of volunteers gathered at the remote refuge on Friday and Saturday, August  26 and … 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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Fords of Avon Refuge to be refurbished

Nice to hear news confirming that the Fords of Avon Refuge refurbishment has been given the planning go-ahead by the National Park Authority. The Fords of Avon Refuge – or bothy as many refer to it – is a well-known … Continue reading

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