The Mountain's Silhouette

Hiking and backpacking in the mountains of Scotland

The Clachlet Traverse

An overnight backpacking trip to complete the classic traverse of the Black Mount hills from Victoria Bridge over to the Glencoe Ski Centre, completing the loop by following the West Highland Way south

Sunrise over Lochaber

The Hills East of Glen Roy

An overnight backpacking trip taking in a Corbett and three Munros to the east of Glen Roy in the West Highlands. An overnight camp below the summit of Creag Meagaidh was followed by a return along the Burn of Agie.

Sunshine and Showers from Tom Mor

The South Glen Lochay Hills

The two Munros and a Corbett on the south side of Glen Lochay completed as a circuit from near Kennock Farm on a day of sunshine and showers

Meall Glas and Sgiath Chuil

Ben Cleuch

A short autumn evening walk over Ben Cleuch and its neighbours in the Ochil Hills above Tillicoultry

The Law and Andrew Gannel Hill

Garbh Bheinn

An afternoon ascent of the Corbett Garbh Bheinn on the Ardgour peninsula accompanied by Cob the apprentice mountain dog

Dramatic light over the Ballachulish Hills

Meall Ghaordaidh

A circuit taking in the Corbett of Beinn nan Oighreag and the Munro of Meall Ghaordaidh above Glen Lochay near Killin.

On the East Ridge of Meall Ghaordaidh