Category: Field Report

Bothy hopping in the Scottish wilderness

After a successful bothy new year I became a new convert to the simple mountain life. A bothy is an unlocked place of shelter usually found in the highlands of Scotland. Bothies offer different levels of luxury starting from only basic walls and roof, through to a toilet and even electricity. Now having quit the […]

Aonach Eagach Ridge Scramble in Glen Coe

Recently working 9 to 5 has ceased to be a thing I need to do. Living the van life full time opens up so many opportunities, not just physically but creatively and motivationally. Inspired by the recent freedom and favourable weather it was time to hit the hills and get more munros climbed. Two summits […]

Flying Fortress B29 Crash Site

Munro bagging has been on the back burner over the last couple of months. Adventures have still however been continuing weekly seeing me explore the country from Balmoral, to the island of Ailsa Craig. I was recently offered the chance by a local friend of visiting a plane crash site near Dunoon in Scotland. Of […]

Pyramid pursuits with kings and queens

Coming close to my extended time away munro bagging it was time to complete some full areas on my tick map. The plan for later in the year is to venture into regions I haven’t even touched yet such as Torridon and Ben Alder. Before then I had two mountain summits remaining in the Southern […]

Halfway point and hitting reset

27 miles travelled, more than a full marathon distance. A combination of mountain biking and good old fashioned boots on the ground got me there. The halfway point of my munro adventure, hitting 141 of the Scottish mountain summits. In hiking to two of the more remote munro peaks in An Sgarsoch and Carn an […]