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What ever the weather

All too often I get asked the question, but what will we do if the weather is bad? Like somehow a day of outdoor activities is going to be ruined by a little bit of Scottish drizzle….

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Duke of Edinburgh Expedition season

April hails the start of the Duke of Edinburgh expedition season.

This year the hail seems more literal. April usually brings an assortment of weather with sunshine and showers. But this year seems to have brought more sunshine and snow. Lambing snows might be a slight underestimation.

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Ben Mor Assynt

Ben Mor Assynt and Conival

March appears to have brought some more stable and clear weather over the North West Highlands of Scotland. Of course it would be rude not to get out in the snow and make the most of it. Our goal, Ben Mor Assynt and Conival.

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Winter on, winter off

The winter seems to have been coming and going. Its seems that one day I can be struggling to drive to the hills and sinking thigh deep in soft snow followed by wet black hills the next morning and a rise of 10 degrees.

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