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Cairngorms Wild Camp

March 12, 2019 - As I’d previously posted, I had solo camped beside Loch an Eileen a couple of weeks before and had decided to return wit...
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A visit to Cadderlie Bothy

January 21, 2019 - Having visited the same bothies over and over, it was time to visit a new one. My 18-year-old son, Craig, decided he wou...
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Sandwood Bay

August 07, 2018 - Sandwood Bay is a remote beach in the far northwest of Scotland. It is isolated and beautiful with a fine bothy nearby t...
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A trip into Knoydart

April 07, 2018 - I was knackered, my legs were aching, my back was aching too from the heavy rucksack. I was so glad to have finally arri...
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The Lairig Leacach in Winter

February 24, 2018 - I had arranged with my friend Andy to spend the night at the Lairig Leacach Bothy on Friday night, go to Staoineag Bothy...
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All Alone on Rannoch Moor

May 16, 2017 - Rannoch Moor is 50 square miles of peat bog and it was a great feeling to be standing on it surveying the expanse. I too...
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A Bothy By The Sea

January 16, 2017 - Please note as of October 2020, Peanmeanach bothy is now locked and is no longer accessible to the public. The sweet sm...
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A Sunday Coddiwomple

November 04, 2016 - I have mentioned my friend Bob in some of my previous blogs and we have known each other over ten years, as Bob lives ne...
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Waiting for the Paint to dry

September 27, 2016 - Returning to the bothy on a very windy and wet Saturday, I walked up the Lairig Leacach in the afternoon. I was bombarde...
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Digger goes Bothying

August 23, 2016 - A few weeks ago I had obtained a new spade to drop off at the Lairig Leacach bothy - If you are not aware of bothies, th...
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The Lairig Leacach Mountain Bothy

June 28, 2016 - I have recently caught up with an old friend, Andy, whom I have known over 30 years! If that period of time wasn't bad e...
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Frost, Sunburn and a Free Map on the Affric Kintail Way

May 12, 2016 - I posted this walk report on the popular Walkhighlands.co.uk website last year under the pseudonym CrampyChris.... I tho...
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My new site

April 17, 2016 - It has been many years since I had a proper website but Zenfolio makes it very easy and it beats coding html and stuff l...
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