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Camping and ski touring

Meanwhile…. After meeting the guys in the Bridge of Lochay Hotel, I drove eastwards on moonlit snowy roads past Loch Tay and over to Blairgowrie where I’d arranged to meet Nobby in his Mazda Bongo campervan – the plan was to head up to Glenshee, camp in the carpark and be first on the slopes […]

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February Winter skills with Gary

The 2nd Winter Skills course of the year – this time we didn’t have to wait for the snow, though at lower levels there was still considerably less than the foot or so which had kept the commuters at bay down south all week. Conditions at Killin were pretty wild on the Saturday, with a […]

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Walking Up Lowther Hill this time

Set out down to Lowther on Saturday to actually ski the hill in daylight – however when I got out of the van, as well as being bitterly cold, it was pretty obvious that the wind had blasted a lot of the snow away which had lain the week before – the few remaining patches, […]