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The Aonach Eagach (Glen Coe): Most challenging, thrilling, scary and exciting of all

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The Aonach Eagach (Glen Coe): Most challenging, thrilling, scary and exciting of all

It’s Saturday 8 July, 2017 and I’m heading for Glen Coe this time. Later start (2.40am dep from Milton of Campsie) and shorter drive (2 hours) but MUCH tougher and challenging climb awaits compared to Ben Hope. This is my greatest challenge yet. With a fearsome reputation, the Aonach Eagach is considered the narrowest ridge on mainland […]

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High pressure to dominate 2nd half of summer? Shades of 2003?

High pressure to dominate 2nd half of summer? Shades of 2003?

We’re approaching the mid point of meteorological summer 2017 and it’s been largely warm and sunny across South and eastern England extending into France and Iberia where the core of the heat has been. Low pressure positioned near Iceland on the other hand has led to a somewhat traditional ‘mixed summer’ for Northern Ireland and Scotland following a […]

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