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Ailsa Craig - big air and deep water
by Huff_n_Puff » Wed Jul 30, 2014 4:00 pm
by Fife Flyer » Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:39 pm
Ailsa Craig is one of those magical sights that always looks intriguing, lived in Ayrshire for 5 years & always marvelled at it's uniqueness & isolation
Thank you for posting an outstanding report
by Mountainlove » Thu Jul 31, 2014 6:00 pm
Many thanks for posting!!
by Graeme D » Thu Jul 31, 2014 9:24 pm
by rockhopper » Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:41 pm
by Anne C » Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:03 pm
by Ian Johnston » Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:30 pm
Graeme - you should do it! Pick a day with the best possible forecast, allow 2H 45min each way to paddle, 3 hours to explore and climb the hill and at least an hour for the circumnavigation. the trip gets the most challenging (of three) grades in the sea kayaking guides, but with the right preparation it will be a truly magical day trip....
If you don't kayake - get there by boat! Perhaps a WH trip should be on the cards for next year in the early summer when the birds are at their most active?! Even those who see Ailsa Craig daily from the Ayrshire coast are astounded at what's around the far side
Anne - we've seen Basking Sharks quite a lot out in the Clyde, including a very big one in the Kilbrannan sound in April this year...
by Graeme D » Fri Aug 01, 2014 1:54 pm
by Johnny Corbett » Fri Aug 01, 2014 5:38 pm
by wilkiemurray » Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:23 pm
Only seen the island once but the photos of the cliffs were amazing - looks like an awesome place.
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by litljortindan » Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:27 pm
Having been round the St Kilda stacs on a boat I can imagine the sea birds and cliffs at Ailsa Craig must be a sight to behold.
by mountain thyme » Sun Aug 03, 2014 10:23 pm
by dgmartin » Fri Aug 22, 2014 6:31 pm
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by Ian Johnston » Fri Aug 22, 2014 6:50 pm
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