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Beinn A'bheithir - Ballachulish horseshoe
 
 
Wintery Mamores
 
Short walk in Glen Coe
 
Early winter at end of October in Mamores
 
Exploring Glen Coe's highest peak
 
Great autumn lighting in Glen Coe
 
 
Bidean nam Bian
 
Ben Nevis via CMD
 
Beinn a' Bheithir ridge (Ballachulish horseshoe)
 
 
From Glen Nevis through Grey Corries
 
Hidden Valley
 
Exploring from Bridge of Orchy station
 
Short walk from Killin
 
Ben Lawers Area
 
 
Exploring Knoydart, Day 4
 
Exploring Knoydart, Day 3
 
Exploring Knoydart, Day 2
 
Exploring Knoydart, Day 1
 
Mist, drizzle and few photographs
 
Mamores ridge walk
 
Variable visibility day in Glen Coe
 
Journey through the Mamores
 
Clear hot day with great views in Glen Coe
 
Hills north of Loch Leven
 
 
Glen Coe scrambling
 
Heatwave in Mamores
 
Wander around Glen Nevis
 
Wander around Glen Coe
 
 
Journey through the highlands
 
Glen Coe views
 
 
More great weather on Skye
 
Clear skies on Skye
 
Afternoon walk on Skye to miss morning rain
 
More April showers on Skye
 
3 seasons on Skye
 
Highest hill, sea level and sky(e)
 
A royal calling
 
 
Glider and kite skier in Glen Feshie
 
 
Pyrenees
 
Great weather in Glen Coe before unsettled weekend weather
 
 
Perfect weather in western highlands
 
Windy and snowy Ben Nevis
 
Checking conditions on Ben Nevis path
 
Lake District
 
Good conditions on Cairngorm Plateau
 
First walk of year and a good deed performed
 
 
Windy day for CMD Arete
 
Stob Ban
 
Misty and sunny in Glen Coe
 
 
Bidean nam Bian loop
 
Exploring Glen Coe
 
Quick spin around The Pentlands
 
 
Alternative route up Ben Nevis
 
Walk from Victoria Bridge
 
 
Glen Nevis to Kinlochleven
 
Pap of Glencoe (Sgorr na Ciche)
 
 
Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arete
 
Wild Camp Day 2
 
Wild Camp Day 1
 
Sunny Ben before dusk
 
A classic route
 
Remote hill tucked away from Glen Coe
 
 
Buachaille Etive Mor
 
Bright spring day near Ballachulish with remains of winter
 
Overnight snow in Glen Coe
 
Sunny part of day
 
Aussies, Easter and snow
 
Great weather on The Ben
 
Grey Corries
 
 
Exploring moorland
 
Still winter in Lake District
 
Winter Intro
 
 
Winter Intro
 
Checking Snow Conditions
 
 
Early Winter Arrival
 
Blue (sky) Monday
 
 
Beinn Achaladair ridge
 
Ben Cruachan Ridge
 
 
Exploring unnamed (Munro height) spot height
 
Sunny and windy in Mamores
 
Busy Ben
 
Glen Nevis to Kinlochleven
 
Welsh 3000s
 
 
Refuge de Bostan to Refuge de Folly via Col de Bostan
 
Refuge de Bostan
 
Refuge de Folly and Lac des Chambres
 
Samoens to Chalet de Gers
 
 
Ben's Neighbours
 
 
Ben Nevis via CMD Arete
 
UNICEF Fund Raisers
 
Central Welsh 3000s
 
North east Welsh 3000s
 
Start at 3am to end 3
 
 
A wander around the Mamores
 
Up the Ben
 
Misty day near Loch Lochy
 
Steall(ing) some views
 
Gunning up top of Scotland
 
 
The Wee Herdsman
 
Afternoon walk from Glencoe village
 
Wander around Mamores
 
Great weather for Ben Nevis
 
Time to visit Mamores
 
Finally views from Ben Nevis
 
Ben Again
 
Ben Nevis from Youth Hostel
 
Ben Nevis
 
 
Easter Weekend in Winter
 
Views on the way to work
 
Great winter weather in Glenshee
 
 
Poland: Last day of walking, great weather, great ridge
 
Dolinie Pieciu Stawow Polskich hut to Hali Ornak hut
 
Murowaniec Hali Gasienicowej hut to Dolinie Pieciu Stawow Polskich hut
 
Gorski Kalatowki hotel to Murowaniec Hali Gasienicowej hut
 
Long walk taking in Ciemniak summit
 
Pentlands Single Speeding
 
 
Hammer Time in the Snowy Scottish Borders
 
 
Snow searching at Bridge of Orchy
 
 
Westhighland Way to Kinlochleven
 
 
Sunny September in the Pentlands
 
Ballachulish brocken spectre
 
Buachaille Etive Mor Ridge
 
Mamores, nature still going strong
 
Glen Nevis to Kinlochleven over Mamores
 
Three Sisters to Devils Staircase
 
Autumn Ballachulish cloud inversion
 
 
Ballachulish
 
Ariundle Nature Reserve near Strontian
 
Loch Leven to Kinlochleven
 
Ballachulish Horseshoe and Wild Camp
 
 
Glenfinnan Horseshoe
 
Glen Spean
 
Ben Nevis via CMD Arete
 
Beinn Fhionnlaidh
 
Beinn a' Bheithir Ridge
 
Two popular places in Glencoe
 
Ben Nevis to Kinlochleven
 
Cairn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arete
 
Stob Coire Easain, Sgurr Innse and Cruach Innse
 
 
Morocco, Exploring El Hadj
 
Morocco, 12 hours exploring other side of Tizi n'Tacheddirt col and returning to Imlil
 
Morocco, Up to Tizi n'Tacheddirt and exploring Adrar Angour (3,616m)
 
Morocco, Imlil for food supplies. Scorpion wild camping
 
Morocco, Descent to Azib Tamsoult refuge
 
Morocco's Highest Peak, Toubkal at 4,167m
 
Morocco, Difficult scree ascent
 
Morocco, Arrival at possible Toubkal ascent
 
Morocco, Insight into goat herding
 
Morocco, Adrar Iferouane (3,996m) and Adrar Azrou Isoualen (3,859m)
 
 
Morocco, Down to valley then up to Adrar n'Ouaourege ridge
 
Morocco, Part way along Cresta Fouzrou n'Ougouti from Tizi Likemt
 
Morocco, Tacheddirt to Tizi Likemt (3,555m)
 
Morocco, Oukaimeden to Tachddirt via Tizi n'ou Addi col
 
Morocco, Part of scramble up Adrar Angour (3,220m)
 
Morocco, Third attempt to reach Tameskaoute (3,210m)
 
Morocco, Unexpected snow, poor visibility, 2 tea stops
 
Morocco, Timichchi to Oukaimeden via Tizi Ouhattar (3,130m)
 
Morocco, Chased off the hill by thunder and lightning
 
Morocco, Wild camp at 2,700m outside Agounss
 
Morocco, Wild camp at Tizi n'Tacheddirt (3,230m)
 
Morocco, 9 hour walk to check snowline
 
Morocco, Journey to Imlil and Tamatert
 
Arrival in Marrakech
 
 
Around Roybridge
 
Ben Macdui
 
 
Winter Ballachulish cloud inversion
 
 
Early winter walk
 
Beinn a' Chrulaiste from Altnafeadh
 
Ben More night navigation
 
 
Stob Dearg (Buachaille Etive Mor)
 
Creag Bhreac and Tom Meadhoin
 
Glen Nevis to Kinlochleven
 
 
Sgorr a Choise
 
Autumn in the Lake District
 
Cat Bells, Lake District
 
 
Aiguille du Midi traverse to Cosmiques hut
 
 
Ben Nevis Litter Pick
 
 
Ben Chonzie
 
 
Ptarmigan, Cairngorm, MacDui
 
 
Beinn a'Chaorainn, Creag Meagaidh, Carn Liath
 
 
Fiacaill Ridge
 
 
Beinn a' Bheithir Ridge
 
 
Ben Chonzie
 
 
Nepal, Dhampus Peak 6,035m
 
 
Nepal, Shopping and showers
 
 
Nepal, Phakding to Namche Bazaar