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Re: Walkhighlands Munro guidebook discount

Mine arrived a couple of days ago. It's great. I particularly like the descriptions of nearby watering holes, accommodation and eateries for each area. Not something my other guides have. The route descriptions are easy to follow and the odd historical fact / side bar and photographs are also really...
by lenster
Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:17 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Walkhighlands Munro guidebook discount
Replies: 77
Views: 14273

Re: Decent scrambling boots?

Hi. Just checked online and the SL M3's are only slightly lighter than your Manta's so probably not what you are looking for. Oh well. :roll:
by lenster
Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:33 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Decent scrambling boots?
Replies: 23
Views: 16543

Re: Decent scrambling boots?

I've had a pair of Scarpa SL's for almost five years. They are brilliant. I wear them year round - lots of scrambling through the summer and with crampons in the winter. If I do a really long day they do start to feel a bit heavy, but I wouldn't go lighter because the stiffness of the sole and ankle...
by lenster
Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:28 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Decent scrambling boots?
Replies: 23
Views: 16543

Re: Torn waterproof trousers

I used 'seam grip' bought from an outdoor store to fix a similar looking hole on a pair of soft shell trousers earlier this year. It did the job.
by lenster
Fri Aug 31, 2012 7:11 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Torn waterproof trousers
Replies: 19
Views: 9484

Re: To Cairnsmore and Willieanna – whoever they may be

Nice to read a new report from D&G. There's some fantastic walking in the area for you in the coming months.
by lenster
Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:55 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: To Cairnsmore and Willieanna – whoever they may be
Replies: 5
Views: 2470

Re: Spidean Mialach and Gleouraich – our Vicar of Dibley day

yeesh. That looks like one itchy leg. Great adventure and report.

In answer to your final question. Perhaps you could fill a platypus or camelbak with red wine and get some midge free drinking under the net that way...
by lenster
Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:48 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Spidean Mialach and Gleouraich – our Vicar of Dibley day
Replies: 8
Views: 3091

Re: Sunrise on Sgor Mor - mor to it than meets the eye

A great reminder that a simple up and down can be made all the better with an overnight stop. Good report.
by lenster
Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:25 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Sunrise on Sgor Mor - mor to it than meets the eye
Replies: 12
Views: 3236

Re: Aonach Eagach & Pap

Nice one. Pictures of the hen party in dresses on the ridge would have been something different!
by lenster
Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:15 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Aonach Eagach & Pap
Replies: 18
Views: 5653

Re: A whole load of Kayak - Ben Alder and Beinn Bheoil

Thanks folks, comments like those make the report writing all the more worth while. :D
by lenster
Wed Aug 15, 2012 12:34 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A whole load of Kayak - Ben Alder and Beinn Bheoil
Replies: 11
Views: 5210

Re: 4 out of 6 ain't bad

Great report. :D Thanks for volunteering time to upkeep a bothy!
by lenster
Tue Aug 14, 2012 3:48 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: 4 out of 6 Fisherfield ain't bad
Replies: 10
Views: 4568

Re: Cairngorms Circuit

The Loch Avon and Glen Avon photo is a cracker...
by lenster
Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:23 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cairngorms Circuit
Replies: 6
Views: 3737

Re: A whole load of Kayak - Ben Alder and Beinn Bheoil

Thanks hills.
by lenster
Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:04 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A whole load of Kayak - Ben Alder and Beinn Bheoil
Replies: 11
Views: 5210

Re: Ladhar Bheinn

Well done. My pal and I walked in to Barrisadale Bay a couple of Octobers ago and got so battered by a storm that we walked our wet and cold bodies straight back out again the next morning. Your report has reminded me to get back there!! Thanks.
by lenster
Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:16 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ladhar Bheinn
Replies: 7
Views: 3237

Re: A whole load of Kayak - Ben Alder and Beinn Bheoil

Thanks Jester. Just read and loved your Aonach Eagach report.
by lenster
Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A whole load of Kayak - Ben Alder and Beinn Bheoil
Replies: 11
Views: 5210

Re: A whole load of Kayak - Ben Alder and Beinn Bheoil

It was a green Spork as well, which apparently matters. :lol:

Thanks Bobblehatkenny. Yes, great to visit such remote summits. We didn't see anyone else the whole time.
by lenster
Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:17 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A whole load of Kayak - Ben Alder and Beinn Bheoil
Replies: 11
Views: 5210
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