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 […]

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 […]

Does social media impact on our environment? Do we have a responsibility?

Shiehallion Instameet with John Muir Trust Many of us Instagramers had been sharing concerns about the possible impact social media has on many of our beloved beauty spots and wild places around Scotland. Skye in particular had been taking a beating from bus-loads of visitors in places that maybe don’t have the infrastructure or capabilities […]