Category: Wild camping

The Fisherfield Five

While situated in a superb wild landscape, the Fisherfield mountains in NW Scotland are a serious undertaking. In fact, I’d wager that many climbing Scotland’s munros would view the round of the five peaks as one of the most testing of expeditions. From my experience last weekend I can now say that without a doubt this was my toughest weekend’s walking in 15 years. … Read More The Fisherfield Five

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The Sutherland Munros and Sandwood Bay

“There will be a mixed weather picture over the British Isles this weekend with most places experiencing some bright spells“, said the man from the BBC weather forecast.  Meanwhile in Sutherland it was dreich, dank and blowin’ a hoolie.  Welcome to Scotland in May. I’d been planning this trip for several years.  I like to think of it as a “Sutherland Sandwich”: Scotland’s two … Read More The Sutherland Munros and Sandwood Bay