Cruach Ardrain – Stob Binnein Horseshoe

We had some fine April weather on Saturday - sunny, light winds and -1C on the summits -  as we hiked round the Cruach Ardrain Stob Binnein horseshoe. It was a big day with 1,744m ascent and lots of steep ground. Beinn Tulaichean, Cruach Ardrain and Stob Binnein are three of the 'Crianlarich 7', a group …

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Hammock camping, campfire cooking trail runner

So my plan was to do a big 60km reccy of a gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award route in Perthshire, running it in two days travelling really lightweight, sleeping in my hammock and cooking on a fires - so no stove. My rucksack weighed 7kg with food and water and all my overnight kit. I …

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