Scotland’s weather is notoriously fickle so when you head for the hills in November, you hope for the best but plan for the worst. Sometimes, the worst happens but sometimes you get one of these unforgettable days on the hill. Typically, you start off in poor weather wondering if you should have taken the ‘sensible’ […]
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A weekend in Wester Ross with old university mountaineering club pals. Over the years, the conversations have evolved from youthful exploits in far-away mountains through babies and the trials and tribulations of teenagers to retirement and the inevitable aches and pains of getting older. But, by and large we are still game and still manage […]
The Corriemulzie Mountaining Club (CMC) is a group of folk who were associated with St Andrews University in the late 1960s and 70s – students, postgraduates and staff. We wandered the hills and pubs of the Highlands staying mostly in bothies, had various epics of one kind or another and formed lasting friendships. Several meets […]
At the beginning of November each year, the Corriemulzie Mountaineering Club (mostly St Andrews University alumni from the 1970s) head for Ullapool for socialising, dinner and a walk in the hills. A small but select group gathered this year and the Friday night discussion in the bar was where to go tomorrow. Ben Hee was […]