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Re: Which Tent..?

Banshee 3 tent was perfect for backpacking with round outer hebrides in the wet summer couple of years ago and kept us dry and was just right size for getting backpacks in too. Pitched in literally minutes in rain and wind. Only problem we noted was at some pitches the tent edge was raised off groun...
by fazerneil
Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:21 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Which Tent..?
Replies: 16
Views: 8850

Re: Unfinished business and search for spectre

There should be a way to submit these sort of reports to one of main tv channels, they could have an hourly programme once a week made up pf the photos and vids with no idiot talking over the top, just the recorded sound.
Fantastic report
by fazerneil
Fri Feb 10, 2012 2:40 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Meall Ghaordaidh and search for spectre-Beinn nan Oighreag
Replies: 3
Views: 2930

Re: Fell shoes for hill walking

Have worn walking sandles with thick rubber toe guards on smaller hills and on some days wehn backpacking outer hebrides and feet have felt much better after than when wearing boots but still revert back to boots for higher walks and if scrambling looking likely
by fazerneil
Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:57 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Fell shoes for hill walking
Replies: 8
Views: 6392

Re: Hello Everyone :)

good luck on west highland way and welcome to site
by fazerneil
Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:51 pm
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: Hello Everyone :)
Replies: 2
Views: 946

Re: Cape Wrath Trail

await reports with jealousy and anticipation, we were meant to do last year but redundancy etc etc delayed plan until future date
by fazerneil
Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:20 pm
 
Forum: Meeting up, arranging trips and walking clubs
Topic: Cape Wrath Trail
Replies: 1
Views: 1289

Re: Suggestions

Just don't expect them to last long if ascending and descending anything other than pathways, even without wintery conditions, we have gone through so many 'value' boots the moment we wear them off the paths and in boggy areas :)
by fazerneil
Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:18 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Suggestions
Replies: 5
Views: 1648

Re: Windfarms..................That old cherry

Come south of the border and have a look at all our windfarms, you will rarely see more than 50% of the blades rotating due to wrong wind speed, incorrect direction of wind, broken down etc etc and the access roads stand out like a sore thumb. Planners never make them use grass covered roads or hide...
by fazerneil
Thu Jan 19, 2012 2:42 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Windfarms..................That old cherry
Replies: 28
Views: 6923

Re: Deer in Glen Etive

Nice clear shots, got hundreds of dear photos but 99% end up blurred or too distant :(
by fazerneil
Wed Jan 18, 2012 2:16 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: Deer in Glen Etive
Replies: 2
Views: 1318

Re: Gencoe - late December - bird of prey

Cheers Gavin, pics on the site certainly look similar, must have been one of the buzzards.
by fazerneil
Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:09 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: Gencoe - late December - bird of prey
Replies: 6
Views: 2298

Gencoe - late December - bird of prey

On our short trip to glencoe dec 27th-29th as we were nearing red squirrel a bird of prey flew alongside car and perched in tree next to road but had scarpered before I could get camera out. It was large with varying colour wing tips. For next couple of days we could hear it overhead but couldn't se...
by fazerneil
Wed Jan 04, 2012 2:04 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: Gencoe - late December - bird of prey
Replies: 6
Views: 2298

Re: Clachaig Inn, Glencoe. New Year 20/12. "The Video"

good to see everyone enjoying it, we never made it as planned as our pitch at red squirrel had become a mud bath and everthing was wet through, including us! and wee hamish may not have appreciated the noise :lol:
by fazerneil
Wed Jan 04, 2012 1:58 pm
 
Forum: Meeting up, arranging trips and walking clubs
Topic: Clachaig Inn, Glencoe. New Year 20/12. "The Video"
Replies: 13
Views: 3283

Re: Coming to a mountain near you...soon

Hamish managed red squirrel at glencoe for two nights after xmas but continuous rain and young legs meant no hills but he's got the taste now :D
by fazerneil
Wed Jan 04, 2012 1:49 pm
 
Forum: Wildlife sightings
Topic: Coming to a mountain near you...soon
Replies: 11
Views: 2416

Re: A Long and Boring Walk

so glad you are not my brother! Evil. lol
by fazerneil
Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:17 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A Long and Boring Walk
Replies: 18
Views: 13087

Re: First time in The Highlands (summer) - what to wear?

For the midges - forget any stuff shops sell once you are in Scotland, get yerself some 'Avon Skin so Soft', it dosn't keep midges away but it kills them when they land on your skin before they can bite, nets only useful until you need to eat etc. Our arms, faces and legs were midge graveyards in to...
by fazerneil
Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:35 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: First time in The Highlands (summer) - what to wear?
Replies: 11
Views: 6809

Re: The reason to use crampons and an ice axe…

Great report, not sure I would have followed you on your route :D As well as ice axe and crampons I would add tobogan to the list of must haves :lol:
by fazerneil
Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:19 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: The reason to use crampons and an ice axe...
Replies: 30
Views: 15972
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