Day 3: 2017/18

Glencoe Mountain Resort I’d car camped after spending an evening in Fort William and I awoke to frosted windows (on the inside) and a deflated sleeping mat. The rose-tinted mountain views made up for any discomfort. I parked in the top carpark at Glencoe, grabbed some food and made for the access chairlift. A fine […]

Day 2: Season 2017/18

Glencoe Mountain Resort My stomach dictated the pace this fine morning. Despite fresh snow and clear skies, a roll and sausage beckoned. I wolfed it down as fast as I could, but not before Andy, the proprietor of Glencoe Mountain Resort reprimanded me for missing the freshies. The chairlift up was pleasant and the wind […]

Protect Our Winters UK

Volunteering Last Month I started working with the UK branch of Protect Our Winters. I have volunteered to help with Illustrations and graphics for website, posters and leaflets used in their launch at the Telegraph Ski & Snowboard show in Battersea. Protect Our Winters UK is a passionate crew of diehards, professional athletes and industry […]

Calamity on Cruachan

Where to? We had been planning a good hill walk for a while. Becoming less sociable in our old age, it’s always difficult to organise activities beyond yourself. But four of us managed to get out for a weekend, the plan was to do a hill, maybe a ridge and stay overnight in Oban. The […]