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A827 Road Closed

The A827 about a mile outside Killin is closed from 9am-3pm so to access the Ben Lawers car park you either have to be there before 9am or arrive from the east end of the loch. Looks like the closure is in place for another 10 days or so.
by mikecrockatt
Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:52 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: A827 Road Closed
Replies: 0
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Re: Do I need winter boots?

I also own a pair of Mammut Gtx Trails and have used them with a pair of Grivel G10s with no issues at all. However, when I went to do a winter skills course at Glenmore Lodge the instructor was shocked that they were considered B1 due to the amount of flex in the sole and said I would definitely ne...
by mikecrockatt
Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:50 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Do I need winter boots?
Replies: 21
Views: 6737

Re: Baselayer Grouptest

Hi Pete I know you are probably asked about this regularly but is there any chance you could also review a couple more of the value options available as most of the items reviewed tend to be between 30-60 quid which is quite expensive for a t shirt :wink: . I just picked up a wicking t shirt from go...
by mikecrockatt
Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:08 am
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Baselayer Grouptest
Replies: 32
Views: 7303

Meall Chuaich

First winter walk of the season. Great weather with a good covering of snow. Crampons not needed and only used ice axe on one section for a bit of balance/support. Superb views all round, particularly of Ben Alder hills. Cold wind at the summit but a large cairn provided enough shelter for a cup of ...
by mikecrockatt
Thu Dec 18, 2014 7:54 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Meall Chuaich
Replies: 0
Views: 490

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