Blog archive
March 2014

Sgorr Dhonuill and Beinn Dorain

Posted by Sam Harrison on April 1, 2014 at 05:00.

 Hill walking

ballachulish glencoe tyndrum western highlands

Late-season snow in the Western Highlands, involving lessons in why not to trust MWIS and proof that the best weather isn't always in the east!

Edale Skyline fell race

Posted by Sam Harrison on March 26, 2014 at 04:52.

 Fell running

dark peak edale edale skyline fell running peak district

In my opinion, one of the best races in the calendar, and my first race since the New Year.

Corrour Bothy from the Linn of Dee

Posted by Sam Harrison on March 21, 2014 at 13:32.

 Fell running

braemar cairngorms corrour bothy creag choinnich derry lodge fell running

Two nights bivvying at the Linn of Dee, plenty of wind, a run to the Corrour Bothy and back, some more wind, Creag Choinnich and a tea shop in Braemar. 

Lancaster to Bentham via Ward's Stone

Posted by Sam Harrison on March 14, 2014 at 19:08.

 Fell running

bentham bowland fell running wards stone

Exploring some of the best bits of the Bowland Fells on 22-mile run from Lancaster to Bentham.

Golden Oldy on Aonach Mor

Posted by Sam Harrison on March 12, 2014 at 17:21.

 Mountaineering and climbing

aonach mor roy bridge western highlands winter climbing

An account of an ascent of Golden Oldy (II***) onto Aonach Mor a couple of weekends ago.

Winter ML training in the Cairngorms

Posted by Sam Harrison on March 7, 2014 at 21:17.

 Hill walking

aviemore cairngorms winter skills

Six days of winter ML training with Pete Hill in the Cairngorms National Park.

The Long Mynd and the Clwyds

Posted by Sam Harrison on March 4, 2014 at 14:38.

 Hill walking

cilcain clwyds long mynd moel famau shropshire

Two walks, the first over the Long Mynd in the Shropshire Hills and the second along the Clywdian ridge from Cilcain.