Liathach on Fire...
by walk aboot » Sat May 07, 2011 12:15 pm
by DEADEVEN » Thu May 19, 2011 8:17 pm
going here next weekend and hopefully going up liathach
staying in YH all weekend so hoping for a dry and sunny(with a little wind) long weekend
by Bod » Fri May 20, 2011 9:25 pm
andrewdoggett wrote:Jeez, got some attention this report - thanks - glad you all liked it - though a shame the fire will have temporarily destroyed some views
The pictures were on the news; Trail Magazine have contacted me also; they want to include an article in their next months issue...
It's an epic mountain - Liathach - some fabulous conditions over the last two weeks - and some great reports from everyone - Scotland at it's very best - I have to go away to India for a couple of months; will miss the hills so please keep these reports coming; I'll be missing the munros!!
by jeanette » Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:07 pm
by Megan McQAust » Thu Jun 02, 2011 12:40 am
We in the antipodes are very much aware how dangerous an approaching bushfire is.
All hillwakers should pay particular care to the use of fire and cooking equipment - making sure that all fire is in a cleared space, preferably 3 feet either side; that all fires if lit are absolutrely extinguished before leaving them - preferably covered with soil or extinguished with water.
Australia suffers dangerous bushfires annually - the last 2 years ago with severe loss of life (173 people dead), significant injurues, losses of homes (about 2000) and huge loss of endangered flora and fauna.
The thought of the Scottish mountains and moors being obliterated by fire is a major concern.
Please care for the environment which gives you so much pleasure, contentment, challenge & clean air. Love it and protect it & PLEASE DO NOT WALK THROUGH BUSHFIRES!!!!
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by gaffr » Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:56 am
- The bigger pines on the other side of the Glen road remain untouched!
by Oldman » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:28 am
Safe walking y'all
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by CurlyWurly » Thu Jun 02, 2011 11:30 am
by rocket-ron » Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:56 am
by victoriajarrett » Sat Jun 04, 2011 3:52 pm
rocket-ron wrote:Well done andrew just noticed you made it in to the latest trail magazine
Which Trail Magazine - i just went and brought June 2011 edition and i don't see the report in there... is there another edition?!
by rocket-ron » Sat Jun 04, 2011 4:50 pm
by victoriajarrett » Sat Jun 04, 2011 5:14 pm
rocket-ron wrote:July just got it through door today
damn!!! I brought June's... But noticed that July's is out on the 8th June. Now i have two copies of June's magazine. Subscribers of the magazine must get it earlier.
by Left Behind » Sat Jun 11, 2011 7:58 am
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by Ray Mackay » Sun Jun 26, 2011 6:29 pm