Monthly Archives: April 2011

Jocks Road

I’ve added a new walk to the “Beyond Airdrie” section: Jocks Road, including three Munros, Tolmount, Tom Buidhe and Cairn of Claise. Advertisements

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Blackhouse Bridge in the news

The campaign to save Blackhouse Bridge moved from the internet into the newspaper. It was covered in the Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser of April 13th and you can read about it here. The Advertiser are seeking opinions on whether the … Continue reading

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The Lowther Hills

I’ve added a new walk to the ‘Beyond Airdrie’ section, the Lowther Hills. These hills contain the highest point on the 210 mile Southern Upland Way, and I’ve just finished reading Neil Griffiths book “Gurkha Reiver” about a walk along … Continue reading

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The Windfarm Debate

It seems that the John Muir Trust have come down on the anti-windfarm side, releasing a report that they generally run at only 20% capacity claimed by their operating companies, and in some cases operate on as little as 10%. … Continue reading

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New route added

I’ve added a new route to the Airdrie Walks pages- Drumgelloch to Blackridge, via Hillend Reservoir and Blawhorn Moss.

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