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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Winter Skills with Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue Team

After two days on the hill with the Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue team one of the main impressions I'm left with, apart from the high levels of competence and professionalism of everyone involved, is how well they work together as a team. The true test of that, of course, is being on the hill in …

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