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Mar 20th, 2016

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Our own mini-Cruachan and a confession….

It turns out I made a slight error the other day when I said I had got to the summit of Beinn Lochain. It turns out that there are two summits, a secondary lower one and another behind it which is about 50m higher. I only made it to the first one and was deceived […]

Mar 17th, 2016

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Beinn Lochain

Again the misty morning cleared to dazzling sunshine by lunchtime today, and I decided to fulfil a long desired wish and climb Beinn Lochain (the one to the right of Beinn Bheula as you look across the loch from the village). Beinn Lochain is a Graham at 703m but is moderately challenging because there is […]

Sep 15th, 2015

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Strachur to Lochgoilhead on the Cowal Way

Today we took the lunchtime Dunoon bus to Strachur, and walked back along the Cowal way. We’ve been wanting to do this one since we moved in, but it is a bit awkward because it is really too far (9 miles each way) to easily walk out and back, and because the buses don’t run […]