Scottish tourism revenues: how much does huntin’ fishin’ and shootin’ really contribute?

Posted by on Sep 21, 2011 in Commentary, Landscape | 2 Comments

The topic of land ownership in Scotland is one that I have tackled on a number of previous occasions on this blog, for it is an important issue and one that affects all hill goers whether they notice it or not. I’m going to revisit these issues this week, armed with some hard numbers about […]

Benighted on Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan

Posted by on Sep 6, 2011 in Camp, Northwest Highlands, Walk | 10 Comments

Mullach na Dheiragain from near the summit of  Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan   I panted my way to the summit of Mullach na Dheiragain at 2030 hrs.  After fueling up on trail mix I rummaged in my pack for my head torch. The prospect of benightment didn’t concern me in the slightest. After the short, light […]