After two weeks of glorious sunshine in the south Dave E and Tav arrived in Scotland to find more typical Tav’s tour conditions; wet, grey and blustery. The ambition was to climb the Five Sisters of Kintail and with the weather forecast being slightly better on the Friday we set off with high hopes.
The walk took us up a stunning river valley, but soon the amount of water cascading off either side of the valley gave us a taste of the challenges to come. Within 20 mins of starting the weather deteriorated and full waterproofs were called for. After a long, scenic trek up the valley we reached a private bothy...Read more
Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet
A Tavs training walk in preparation for the 3 peaks challenge later this year. Dave H was enlisted as he knew the walk and we decided to do the bomber walk which takes in a crashed Wellington and a crashed Vulcan. As we neared the start, it started to rain. No problem, on with the rain gear - except for Dave who having decided it was June turned up in .....Read more