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Re: Sgoran Dubh Beag

Love a colourful sunrise. Nice. 8)
by onsen
Wed Jun 02, 2021 10:07 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Sgoran Dubh Beag
Replies: 4
Views: 118

Re: Malky gets eaten by his own hair on Stac Gorm!

Kraken sighting !... :lol: 8)
Just a tinge jealous of his lengthy locks. :wink:
by onsen
Wed Jun 02, 2021 10:01 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Malky gets eaten by his own hair on Stac Gorm!
Replies: 11
Views: 408

Re: Hammock

You can go to ground in them if traversing treeless terrain....similar to a bivi bag & tarp/ solo tent setup. Obviously not as comfy. You just have to plan ahead. Add a pad & sheet for ground insulation & use your walking poles for hanging the tarp & for keeping the sewn in bugnet ou...
by onsen
Thu May 27, 2021 10:48 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Hammock
Replies: 4
Views: 969

Re: Australian hiker new to Scotland

Lucky devil... :thumbup:
by onsen
Wed May 05, 2021 9:51 pm
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: Australian hiker new to Scotland
Replies: 3
Views: 313

Re: My first Munro, and my first Adder!

Beautifully marked....I have a soft spot for wriggly walking sticks. :wink:
by onsen
Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:39 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: My first Munro, and my first Adder!
Replies: 11
Views: 638

Re: We Shall be Released (from Lockdown)

I hear you on your lockdown lack of fitness & a few extra covid kilo's... :wink:
Enjoy your freedom.
by onsen
Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:45 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: We Shall be Released (from Lockdown)
Replies: 9
Views: 1173

Re: Zena goes solo on Mount Battock (eagle sighting too!)

For me, the animal sightings along the way make a outing even better. Nice walk.
by onsen
Thu Apr 15, 2021 9:43 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Zena goes solo on Mount Battock (eagle sighting too!)
Replies: 3
Views: 294

Re: Easing lockdown with an Atholl amble

Enjoyable read & pics. :thumbup:
by onsen
Thu Apr 15, 2021 12:08 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Easing lockdown with an Atholl amble
Replies: 16
Views: 2452

Re: South East Queensland, Oz...

Cool season temptations.... Remote, rugged & usually searingly hot National Parks in my neck of the woods, well sort of, 4-6hrs drive away. :wink: Isla Gorge NP 1st up....Sandstone country. Waiting for autumn & winter's cool season to kick in before I drop down into the miriad of valleys &am...
by onsen
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:20 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: South East Queensland, Oz...
Replies: 26
Views: 3607

Re: Water bladders

I've used 3 or 4 different brands...all have been reliable. Choice really comes down to the sliding top or twist opening, size & ease of cleaning. You can also change the bite valve, plug & play Vs push on hose conection, insulated hose vs plain if need be...depends where & the likely co...
by onsen
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:53 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Water bladders
Replies: 7
Views: 557

Re: South East Queensland, Oz...

Another outing. Hoping to catch the warm morning rays on a cliff face this time around...still mooching around Mt Barney NP. Locked up...off we go. $matches[2] Nibbles along the way... savoury Scroggin (dried squid strips, wasabi peas, spicy broad beans, roasted edamame & BBQ coated peanuts) $ma...
by onsen
Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:00 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: South East Queensland, Oz...
Replies: 26
Views: 3607

Re: South East Queensland, Oz...

Rainy, drizzly weekend..Mt Barney NP, Qld. But it was good to leave the city life behind...just for a while. Steamed prawn dumplings were on the menu... :wink: $matches[2] $matches[2] $matches[2] $matches[2] $matches[2] Overnight soaked dried fruit for breakie... $matches[2] DSCF7256 (Medium).JPG
by onsen
Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:27 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: South East Queensland, Oz...
Replies: 26
Views: 3607

Re: Wild camp on Mount Keen

That beautifully marked Adder caught my eye....lovely. :thumbup:
by onsen
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:05 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Wild camp on Mount Keen
Replies: 4
Views: 1293

Re: A week around Strathpeffer

I enjoy the wildlife encounters just a much as the walks themselves....thanks for sharing your local beasties. :thumbup:
by onsen
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:06 am
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: A week around Strathpeffer
Replies: 1
Views: 358

Re: The mossy mountain isn’t so boring....

Fragglerocks wrote:Corona virus has taught me a lot this year, it’s taught me never to take our freedom for granted, and to see the different characters of each hill I walk. Sometimes it’s not about knife edge ridges and adrenaline, sometimes mountain hares are enough.....


Oh, so true.....
by onsen
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:49 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: The mossy mountain isn’t so boring....
Replies: 3
Views: 720
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