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Re: Isle of Skye, Cullin walk recommendations

Just stay away from the hot spots and you''ll find it's quiet. Most folk only want to walk 10-20 minutes from the car.
by joshquigg
Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:20 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Isle of Skye, Cullin walk recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 2602

Re: Hiking Suilven

I've only done it from the Glen Canisp side but the bogginess has very much reduced this year since work has begun on the path restoration. The path from Glen Canisp is very good any how so it's just the last mile or so that could be boggy, from where the new path is not yet finished, it was fine wh...
by joshquigg
Thu Jul 20, 2017 3:27 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Hiking Suilven
Replies: 14
Views: 2475

Re: Backpacking Packs for Wee Folk

I'm 5'9" with a 32" waist, though it was 30", and 28" before that. I've owned a lot of sacks and I've never found Berghaus sacks comfortable. I've settled on Osprey these days. I own an Osprey Aether 70 but quite fancied an Osprey Exos 56. Now I'm lusting after the new Osprey Le...
by joshquigg
Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:09 am
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Backpacking Packs for Wee Folk
Replies: 3
Views: 791

Backpacking Packs for Wee Folk

Hi all, Hoping for a bit of gear advice. I'm about 5'9 with a 30" waist and find with my current pack (it's a Berghaus 65+ litre jobby, forget the actual name) I'm constantly tightening up the hip belt which has to be as tight as possible to get it to sit on my hips properly which, whilst being...
by joshquigg
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:46 am
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Backpacking Packs for Wee Folk
Replies: 3
Views: 791

Re: Bidean Nam Bian

I was on Bidean on 29th May & there was still snow backed up for about 500 feet at the path to the Lost Valley. This made it pretty tricky to descend. It was manageable by scrambling down to the right of the snow as you look from the top, but the earth & moss were steep & pretty slippy....
by joshquigg
Fri Jul 01, 2016 2:29 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Bidean Nam Bian
Replies: 15
Views: 3405

Re: Bidean Nam Bian

Hi folks, I'm after a bit of advise on this route please. The Mrs and me are plannin on doing this at the end of July, we'd hoped to incorporate a wild camp in the Hidden Valley on the way down/up depending on what you knowledgeable folks of WH say. My question is... is the descent route into Coire ...
by joshquigg
Fri Jul 01, 2016 12:32 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Bidean Nam Bian
Replies: 15
Views: 3405

Re: Getting ready for the SNT

[quote=(for the regulars: where am I having my morning coffee? :wink: )[/quote]

Sligachan campsite. Rare view that though, usually looks more like clouds :)
by joshquigg
Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:05 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Getting ready for the SNT
Replies: 59
Views: 15253

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