Beinglas Farm Campsite, Inverarnan to Bridge of Orchy: 19 miles / 60.5 miles And the way to get your own back on the people that keep you up all night? Firebomb them with a burning Jetboil at 6am. Boom! (Not literally, thankfully). I am not entirely sure what happened, but my beloved camping stove toppled over this morning and promptly burst into flames. This was … Continue reading Day Five: West Highland Way, hey, hey, it’s magic
Day One travelling to Milngavie for the start of the West Highland Way. Continue reading Day One: Doing it my West Highland Way
So, here’s the thing: in a mere 17 days time on the 13th April 2017, I will be travelling up to Glasgow and then on to Milngavie to start The West Highland Way – a 95 and a half mile journey northwest(ish) to Fort William. If the weather permits, a bonus hike up Ben Nevis will be in order on my final (rest?) day in Scotland, … Continue reading The West Highland Way
Delving in to the depths of cliché as is my wont, today I am going to start with the old adage ‘look after your equipment and it will look after you’. Nothing can be truer than with my walking pole: a piece of kit that has stopped me falling down mountains, sinking into peat bogs and allowed me to show off my majoretting twirling skills down … Continue reading A walking pole’s rush to freedom
Today was a good day as I took delivery of my new Brasher Supalite II GTX boots to replace my Supaleaky II boots. As well as being Supalite, they are also SupaNew and smell SupaGreat II. Can’t wait to try them out! Continue reading New Boots!