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Re: Bynack More and my guide to winter hiking

You might laugh when you think about 3 pairs of gloves, but I wear one thinner pair when I walk, but close to the top, due to bad circulation in my fingers, I always have to change into an enormous pair of ski gloves (which were the warmest gloves I could find a few years ago) and the third pair, i...
by SuperMillie
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:29 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Bynack More and my guide to winter hiking
Replies: 10
Views: 1210

Re: Flasks - advice please

I have the same flask as ScotFinn65

A cracking wee flask, would also highly recommend
by SuperMillie
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:03 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Flasks - advice please
Replies: 20
Views: 1577

Re: Greetings

Does anyone know the exact trail distance from Milngavie to Milarrochy Bay Campsite? Hi greenpete, Not sure I could give you an exact distance but according to WH the distance from Milngavie to Drymen is 19k. I think it's between 12-13k ish from Drymen to Milarrochy, bypassing Conic Hill, so that w...
by SuperMillie
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:44 pm
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 8
Views: 613

Re: Lyme Disease/Ticks

I'm pretty sure it's on BBC1 tonight at 20:30 and called "Under The Skin"

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000640l
by SuperMillie
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:37 am
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Lyme Disease/Ticks
Replies: 25
Views: 2384

Re: Walking/ Outdoor movies

Have to put a shout out for 'Free Solo'

"Alex Honnold completes the first free solo climb of famed El Capitan's 3,000-foot vertical rock face at Yosemite National Park"

Utterly mesmerising, heart-in-the-mouth stuff., would highly recommend it
by SuperMillie
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:06 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Walking/ Outdoor movies
Replies: 49
Views: 4312

Re: Hi everyone......

Well done Rab, congratulations on "finally" bagging your first Munro :clap:

Sounds like you've caught the bug! You wouldn't be the first :lol:
by SuperMillie
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:42 am
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: Hi everyone......
Replies: 1
Views: 222

Re: Winter Hillwalking Courses

You could try one of the Mountain Aid courses which are great value for money, they're free :lol: I did one a few years ago and found it well run with very experienced instructors and would definately recommend it Check out their website: http://www.mountainaid.org.uk/free-skills-courses.html
by SuperMillie
Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:07 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Winter Hillwalking Courses
Replies: 9
Views: 832

Re: Bruised Toes And Boots

It sounds to me like it might be an issue with Volume as opposed to length and that she may need to find a manufacturer that make boots with varying widths as well as size and see if that makes a difference.
by SuperMillie
Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:34 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Bruised Toes And Boots
Replies: 8
Views: 889

Re: Bit out of shape with a dream says hello...

Hi Suzanna, If your in need of some inspration, then maybe you should consider putting your name down for the WH Summer meet, which I belive is on 13th\14th July (Check out the "Meeting up, arranging trips and walking clubs" section for details). You'll find loads of friendly and inspirati...
by SuperMillie
Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:54 pm
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: Bit out of shape with a dream says hello...
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Re: Map reading course?

by SuperMillie
Mon May 28, 2018 8:31 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Map reading course?
Replies: 12
Views: 1700

Re: What Winter Boots?

Not sure I can help with recommendations on type of Winter boot - it's horses for courses and not all men (or women) are created equally :lol: , but I recently bought some Alt-Berg boots from Craigdon in Edinburgh and found the staff to be really superb in terms of knowledge and were very accommodat...
by SuperMillie
Fri May 04, 2018 11:42 am
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: What Winter Boots?
Replies: 2
Views: 650

Re: Which Munro is this?

I was going to say the same as jmarkb
Is this it?
by SuperMillie
Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:22 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Which Munro is this?
Replies: 8
Views: 980

Re: How did you first take to the hills?

Great story!


Thanks litljortindan

Just read your Ben A'an TR, great photo's and great to see what it looks like.
Never did re-visit Ben A'an, too worried I'll repeat the same mistake !! :lol:

Supermillie
by SuperMillie
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:56 am
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How did you first take to the hills?
Replies: 70
Views: 7196

Re: How did you first take to the hills?

In my early years, life was taken up by Football, Football, Football and Football. There was also a wee bit of Golf, Cycling, Skiing, Street Football, Tap Door Run, Hide & Seek, Kick the can (you’re probably too young to remember), etc. I did run up and down Arthurs Seat and the Pentland hills o...
by SuperMillie
Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:15 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How did you first take to the hills?
Replies: 70
Views: 7196

Re: Ben lui - find the car park and your half way there

Well done, this route is a bit of a nightmare! Did this route a couple of weeks ago and the I can testify that this route is at least bog-factor 100. Up to the knees in some points :clap: :clap: A couple of tips though.. 1. You can cross the river by using the stepping stones immediately in front of...
by SuperMillie
Tue Oct 31, 2017 4:39 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben lui - find the car park and your half way there
Replies: 8
Views: 4107
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