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The West Highland Way near Crianlarich

  Last weekend saw me walking from Tyndrum to Crianlarich with Glasgow HF Outdoor Club on the clubs annual “Christmas at Crianlarich” weekend. I’ll do a walk report soon, but in the meantime I thought I’d post this picture taken … Continue reading

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A Wee Bit Of Scotland

Some years back while making my way off Beinn na Lap I came across a rather fine antler, and took it home to give to my daughter as a wee present. Earlier this year while packing to move to a … Continue reading

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East and West Lomond – Permagrips Time!

East and West Lomond are ideally situated for a late summer evening walk or a short winters day ramble when light and time is short. Apparently they get really busy at weekends, so if you want the feeling of getting … Continue reading

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North Lanarkshire Outdoor Access Forum AGM 2017

The Annual General Meeting of the North Lanarkshire Outdoor Access Forum (NLOAF) takes place on Thursday 30th November at 1330hrs, in The Calder Room, Strathclyde Park Watersports Centre, ML1 3ED. As the outgoing Chair of the forum I hope that … Continue reading

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Save Faskine Woodland- Update

In a previous post I mentioned how I felt that campaigners to save Faskine Woodland were being led up the garden path by politicians seeking to raise their profile in the local community. That post was published in this weeks … Continue reading

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East & West Lomond

  I haven’t managed many walks this year, but yesterday saw me stretching my legs on East and West Lomond in Fife. We were met with the first snows of the winter season, and while only a dusting here, the … Continue reading

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Save Faskine Woodland: Campaigners Being Led A Merry Dance?

There will be a public meeting tomorrow night (14th November) at 1930hrs in Calderbank Community Centre regarding the campaign by the local community to oppose the housing development proposed by Orchard Brae. News of this appeared in the Daily Record … Continue reading

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