Monthly archives: September, 2010

Cairngorms

For the Craggers Scottish winter trip of February 2010 we went to the Loch Morlich youth hostel outside of Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park, where we have been before but not for at least 3 years, I think. So it was a welcome return to the Cairngorms after a couple of winters in the…



Scotland

Well March seems a long time ago but I can still remember it very clearly. The one I’m reporting on was the training day at Halfway Lochen on Ben Nevis. It was an early Craggers style start for a mixed group of kids and adults. It was described as a short walk up the mountain…



Wales

Let’s see that was way back in June. I remember the weather was extremely kind to us and we managed to get 4 full days of climbing in which is quite rare for that country!! It was an incredibly beautiful campsite and conveniently right next to the bus stop. I’m not used to getting public…



Dorset

Off we went to Famous Five country with lashings and lashings of vegan ginger beer. We left Timmy behind and brought our faithful but not quite so obedient pussy cat – Lucy.   We stayed at a lovely little camp site where we could walk across a couple of fields to the coast and find…



The Roaches

The gritstone edges of the Peak District all have their own distinct character. It was the first time I had been to the Roaches and it has character to spare. Autumn really suits the Roaches, the low sun brings out the stunning colour of the rocks, which in turn complement the glorious display of the…