Tag: highlands

A Walk In The Glen

Although the lockdown has been eased ever so slightly in Scotland it’s still not possible to access the hills “responsibly”, whatever that means. Frankly I can’t think of many more effective ways to social distance than getting out onto the hills. But perhaps a complete lack of understanding of matters rural is what you have…

By Fred Carrie 13 June 2020 0

Ticking Lists

Over the past 40 years or so I had gazed upon The Headwaters many times, winter and summer, whilst heading out or returning in an exhausted state from some ridiculous marathon hill walk or inane Munro bagging trip. For those who don’t know: a “Munro” is a Scottish hill or mountain of at least 3000…

By Fred Carrie 6 April 2020 0

24 Hours At The Storm Loch

It was the weekend of the Wild Fishing Forum meet over by Loch Eigheach on Rannoch Moor, and facing a solo drive round trip from Aberdeenshire that would have cost me the better part of £50 for petrol I reluctantly decided to call off and fish somewhere a little closer to home and therefore a…

By Fred Carrie 3 April 2020 0

Early Spring At The Lochan

The storm died during the night and morning mist and frost now grips the glen. It’s early April and after one of the longest and coldest winters for many years March brought a succession of gales and rain. Front followed front, crossing the country from the south west; not pleasant, but at least it was…

By Fred Carrie 30 March 2020 0