Day 9: 2017/18

Glencoe Mountain resort Contrary to forecasts, Friday was sunny with little wind to speak of at Glencoe. Fresh snow from the night before and continuous drifting throughout the day was a recipe for lots of fresh snow and epic turns. A few icy patches hid under and in-between the patches of grippy wind-packed powder. Weekdays […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sgùrr Eilde Mòr

A long walk in perfect weather I woke after a very solid sleep in the car. I’d avoided the motorhomes that lined all the lay-bys and found a secluded hideaway slip road. As I opened my eyes in early light I checked the time. It was around 6:00 am and I planned to go back […]