Tag: Ben Ledi

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14 for 2014 #5 – Wild camp and watch the sun rise on Midsummer’s Day from a mountain top

  Wild camping up high can’t be beaten, particularly if you have clear weather and views.  I’d never purposefully climbed a mountain simply to see the sunrise and so it seemed appropriate to add it to my 14 for 2014. Five of us headed up Ben Ledi, one of our local hills – my nephew and his girlfriend, my son and my wife on June … Read More 14 for 2014 #5 – Wild camp and watch the sun rise on Midsummer’s Day from a mountain top

Top 10 Family Friendly Hill Walks in Scotland

With the summer holidays coming you may be looking forward to climbing a fairly easy hill with your kids – getting them away from those small screens to experience ‘real life’ in the great outdoors.  But among the many hundreds of hills across Scotland, which one should you choose ? If, like us, your kids are of primary school age and above, you’ll be thinking of an … Read More Top 10 Family Friendly Hill Walks in Scotland