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Two days on Ben MacDui

On a clear day you can see forever. Allegedly. Easter Sunday on Ben MacDui didn’t quite provide anything by way of eternity, or even infinity, but a liberal blanketing of dazzling, fresh snow under a blue sky certainly gave breathtaking … Continue reading

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White-out on Ben McDui

Complacency, eh? Get off with something 99 times and on the hundredth it turns around and bites you on the bum. When I checked the forecast at lunchtime on the first Friday in May it wasn’t promising very much for … Continue reading

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Two gullies, two Munros, two white-outs = great weekend.

What a cracking weekend! Just got back from the Cairngorms and two cracking climbing days. Friday night was a slithery cycle into Bob Scott’s with panniers full of coal, only to find the place empty, but a good book passed … Continue reading

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