Meall Chuaich, Drumochter Winter Hillwalk

Meall Chuaich, Drumochter Winter Hillwalk

Meall Chuaich, Drumochter isn’t exactly the most exciting Munro to climb if you go by some of the descriptions of it. However that depends very much on what kind of weather conditions you get! [Read more…]

Lochnagar Weekend

Lochnagar Weekend

Check out this Lochnagar weekend post for stunning images of Scotland and in particular the Scottish Highlands at their (nearly) very best! Let Lady Lynne and I be your guide leading you up one of our most famous mountains, Lochnagar – just remember to pack your waterproofs! [Read more…]

Cruach Ardrain

Cruach Ardrain

Cruach Ardrain is a Munro that lies just north of Beinn Tulaichean. We climbed Cruach Ardrain a couple of weekends ago. Beinn Tulaichean again too. Check out these pictures to see just how different the landscape looks with the change of weather and scenery compared to March!  [Read more…]

Braemar Hillwalking Weekend

Braemar Hillwalking Weekend

I’d been looking forward to this Braemar hillwalking weekend for weeks. I wasn’t disappointed. A fantastic weekend was had with glorious weather, two Munros, Carn an t-Sagairt Mor and Carn a’Choire Bhoidheach summitted and some great food enjoyed too. Check out this recap of the weekend with stunning views! [Read more…]

Ben Vorlich

Ben Vorlich

Ben Vorlich is one of two Munros, the other being Stuc a’Chroin. They are adjacent to each other and situated in the southern part of the Highlands of Scotland. [Read more…]

Beinn Tulaichean

Beinn Tulaichean

The sun shone and the skies were clear for climbing Beinn Tulaichean last Saturday. Superb conditions at last for being able to get out of the city and up into the Scottish Highlands for some climbing and clearing out of all that mind clutter! [Read more…]

Ben Cruachan and Oban Weekend

Ben Cruachan and Oban Weekend

A few weekends ago I headed up West to climb Ben Cruachan and visit Oban (the seafood capital of Scotland) with my old pal and school friend Mike. [Read more…]

Ben Nevis Weekend

Ben Nevis Weekend

Well hello there Folks! That’s me just finished editing the batch of photographs I took from a successful but early retreat ❓ (more on that later) from our Ben Nevis trip last weekend. [Read more…]

Loch Brandy Glen Clova Weekend

Loch Brandy Glen Clova Weekend

The area of Glen Clova was my very first introduction to the Scottish mountains. Situated just one hour away from Dundee, my school friends and I used to rattle up here in our beat up cars at the age of 17, to spend nights drinking cheap beer and sitting in wet tents pretty much oblivious to the beautiful surroundings. Whilst I’ve somewhat moved on from those days (thankfully), you can see that whilst time changes for us, it never does for the weather, as this recent loch brandy glen clova weekend with Lynne, Liam and Catherine demonstrates. [Read more…]

Glen Doll – Jocks Road to Davy’s Bourach

Glen Doll – Jocks Road to Davy’s Bourach

Hey Folks, how are you all doing? Well, after getting all enthusiastic about our two days of summer last week, which I mentioned in this previous post, I was really hoping that when we decided we were going to get in some decent hillwalking over the weekend, doing part of Jocks Road, we would at least keep the temperature above freezing. My wish was granted, the temperature remained above freezing, albeit dropping from 22.5 last Wednesday, a stunning day when I was in Edinburgh, to 9.5 on Saturday…… [Read more…]

Mount Keen

Mount Keen

Hi Folks, how’s your week going? Me, well I’m so glad that my expectations for how this trip would turn out were far exceeded, and I can bring you this post, which will allow me some extra time, to photogrpah some recipes that I’ve got coming next week! Mount Keen had been on the cards for some time and we were just waiting for a good weather forecast. Fortunately that happened last weekend and we were able to take full advantage as you can see below! [Read more…]

Glencoe Holiday Week

Glencoe Holiday Week

Right Folks, get yourself a fresh cuppa, a glass of something tall and cool or your favourite tipple and be prepared to be bored enthralled with hundreds some of the very best of the pictures I took from our Glencoe holiday week, last week. [Read more…]

Driesh and Mayar

Driesh and Mayar

Hey Folks, I always think that its good to mix things up every now and then, so this week, instead of the usual recipe on a Thursday today I’m bringing you some of the stunning views that Liam and I were lucky enough to see when we climbed the two Scottish Munros (mountains in Scotland which have a height over 3,000 ft / 914.4 m), Driesh and Mayar on Saturday 21st February. [Read more…]

The Fife Lomond Hills

The Fife Lomond Hills

I love Scotland. Sure, it has it’s ups and downs like any other place or just as life does itself. But I’m a firm believer that if you can try to see past all that and look for the good of what you have in front of you and around you, then you may be pleasantly surprised. Walking always helps to clear my mind, especially when changes are happening, and this walk through the Fife Lomond Hills with Lynne was just the ticket! 😀 [Read more…]

Ben Lomond with Lynne

Ben Lomond with Lynne

What no recipe? Nope, not today; recipes will resume from next Tuesday. 🙂

It’s been a while since I posted anything about my hill walking and as this is a healthy living blog I decided it was time to show you again why I love the great outdoors of Scotland. This recent outing to Ben Lomond, in which Lynne (my other half and the person who behind the scenes corrects my grammar and spelling mistakes 😉 ) accompanied me for her first Munro. [Read more…]