Monthly Archives: July 2011

New walks added

I’ve added my two most recent walks to the ‘Beyond Airdrie’ section, the “North Laggan Circuit” and Carn Dearg, Carn Sgulain and A’ Chailleach, Both these walks are in the Newtonmore area. Advertisements

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Access for all? Fat chance!

A recent freedom of information request has revealed that North Lanarkshire Council has a number of unresolved issues reported by the public, some dating back six years to 2005. Of the 194 individual issues reported since 2005, 38 are still … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

End of a century

I’m just back from a few days at Craigower Lodge, Newtonmore, courtesy of Active Outdoor Pursuits and the Mountaineering Council of Scotland. I’d entered a competition in the MCofS magazine and was emailed a few weeks ago to say I’d … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Back to business… more rights of way

While the weather has been poor I’ve took the opportunity to update the site with three more Right Of Way reviews, SM7, 8 and 9. These are located in the Clarkston, Airdriehill and Plains areas. Happy walking!  

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Ryanair- Robbing, unhelpful B@5TARDS!

Not really anything to do with hillwalking, but if you are ever thinking of flying with this pathetic excuse for an airline, the last word in unhelpfulness and obstinacy, think again. This morning saw Ryanair trouser hundreds of pounds on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Secret places

The other week I ran from Plains to Bathgate, a grand total of 15 miles. For the most part this was off road, either on tracks or cross-country, with a bit of road running at either end. My legs ached … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

More routes added

I’ve added another route on the rights of way section, this one is from Holehills to Glenmavis.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment