3 Trips Thursday #50

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3 Trips Thursday

Well and truly into Autumn now with the equinox just passing during the week. Also this is edition number 50. 50 weeks of sharing. Sharing is caring. This week's full rucksack contains some cracking photographs from Wales. A trip on Skye, which is great and don't worry the midges. As well as a trip to the Glencoe. Hopefully you'll enjoy reading them.

The Links

  1. At the End of the Day.
  2. Meall Mor, Glencoe.
  3. The Dark Heart of the Cuillin.

You can always leave a link for a trip that you think I'll enjoy or a comment to let me know what you think in the box below. Even ask a question and I'll try to get back to you as quick as I can. Email me through the contact page or even start a conversation with me over on Twitter.

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3 Trips Thursday #49

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A mixed bag as usual. Big hills, wee hills, in between hills and foreign shores. All good and all excellent trips. Hopefully you'll enjoy them.

The Links.

  1. Saddle Tops from the south via the pylon track.
  2. Pibble Hill.
  3. Achill Island - Croaqhaun.

Thanks again for reading. As always you can send me an email through the contact page. Talk to me or ask a question over on Twitter. Failing that you can leave a comment in the box below. More of the same next week.

3 Trips Thursday #48

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3 Trips Thursday

Back again for another installment of excellent outdoor trips to get you in the mood for the weekend. The usual mixed bag of trips for you to sit back and enjoy. This week I've included a couple of urban walks. Nature and interesting things on your doorstep. You don't have to go for a wander in the wilds or the country to enjoy being outside.

The Links

  1. Down the Kelvin up the Clyde.
  2. The River Clyde and the Changing Face of Glasgow. Part One.
  3. Counting down to the finish.

Hopefully you enjoyed this week's selection of trips from around the web. As a;ways you can get in touch with me on Twitter or send me an email from the contact page. Failing that you can just leave a comment in the box below and I'll get back to you.

Thanks for reading and more of the same back here next week.

3 Trips Thursday #47

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3 Trips Thursday

It's the first week in September and the start of meteorological autumn, I think? I'm sure that's right. Well the leaves are starting to turn their colours at any rate and the berries are starting to ripen so I'll take it that the season is on the turn. Now pull up a chair, get comfortable and start clicking through to read about some excellent trips outdoors.

The Links.

  1. Sgurr a’ Ghreadaidh & Banachdich Tops – Gripping Stuff!
  2. Cycling the Great Glen Way
  3. The Hills East of Loch Treig

Thanks again for reading and if you want to get involved, share a trip or a link to a good outdoor site then please feel free to leave a comment in the box below. Alternatively you can hit me on Twitter or send me a good old email through the contact page.

If you enjoyed the links there will be more of the same next week.

3 Trips Thursday #46

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3 Trips Thursday.

The count down to the weekend has begun and I've curated another 3 trips for you. Hopefully you'll enjoy them and it'll will get you planning your own trips outside. This week we've got a short overnighter that starts and finishes with a run. A walk in the Galloway hills and the other link is a visit to the Black Mount between Loch Etive and Loch Tulla in the Highlands.

The Links.

  1. Travelling Light.
  2. Black Magic.
  3. A Short Walk in the Galloway Hills.

Thanks for reading. As always feel free to leave a comment, suggestion or a link in the box below. Send me an email through the contact form. Alternatively you can join me for a conversation over on Twitter.

3 Trips Thursday #45

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3 Trips Thursday

As the unparalleled LL Cool J once said, "Don't call it a comeback, I've been here for years." Yes, there's been a hiatus here for 3 Trips Thursday. Those that know me will know I've had a bit of a crazy summer which has impacted on my posting and then I got a bit lazy and out of the habit of writing. However I'm back on it so hopefully the following links will inspire you to get outside and have some fun.

The Links.

  1. The Dark Heart of the Cullin
  2. Puffin Away at the Farnes
  3. Walking the Saas Fee in Switzerland

As always feel free to leave a comment below, send me an email through the contact page or catch me over on twitter. I'll be back with more trips next. Thanks for reading.

3 Trips Thursday #44

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Another week, another 3 great trips to look over and get inspired from especially as we haven't really had any sort of summer weather. Well not in Scotland at any rate. Fingers crossed it picks up. In the mean time, tuck in.

The Links

  1. Dooch Wood Dalliance
  2. The Yellow Hill.

  3. Meditations on a summer evening.

The same old; if you have a question, want more information or just want to start a conversation with me. You can find me on Twitter. Leave a comment below. Alternatively you can use the contact form and drop me and email.

Thanks for reading.

3 Trips Thursday #43

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Sorry this is late. A bit of a technical hitch, in that I forgot to schedule it and press publish. However, better late than never as they say. Hopefully still plenty of good links to get you motivated to go out and enjoy the outdoors and have some fun in this fine weather.

The Links

  1. High Cup Nick Guided Walk.
  2. Slaggan Bay.

  3. Arran Ridge Weekend. Caisteal Abhail, Ceum na Caillich (Witches Step) Revisited.

Thanks for reading. As always you can can catch me on Twitter. Send me an email from the contacts page or you can leave a comment below and I'll get back to you.

3 Trips Thursday #42

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This week we've got bothies and bikes, a short and sweet post with some stunning views and a cracking walk in the highlands. All well worth your effort of clicking through and giving them a good read. Have fun.

The Links.

  1. A Tale of Two Lodges.
  2. Ben Tianavaig.

  3. Stob Coire a' Mhail - with no Devils.

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3 Trips Thursday #41

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Three absolutely cracking trips this week, in my opinion. A trip from the very south of Scotland to the very north of Scotland. Then a packraft walk from the west coast of Scotland to the east coast. Then finally something a little less ambitious but no less great, a brilliant even stroll up Mount Keen. All good stuff so get comfortable and get clicking.

The Links.

  1. Scottish Trail Report.
  2. Tops & Tailwinds - Coast to Coast via Scotland's Highest Peaks.

  3. Keen for an evening stroll.

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Thanks for reading.

3 Trips Thursday #40

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3 Trips Thursday.

The big four oh. 40 weeks going strong. Hopefully you'll find something that you like in this weeks links. Plenty there for everyone.

The Links.

  1. In search of Scotland's oldest pines.
  2. Ben Nevis... Still Winter!

  3. Ben A'an (Trossachs).

See something you like? Have a link to share? As always you can find me on Twitter, send me an email through the contact page or leave a comment below.

Thanks for reading. Hopefully see you back here next week and just a wee reminder that the Clyde and Avon Valleys Spring Walks Festival is happening this weekend, Friday through to Monday so there's still plenty of time to get yourself booked on one of the guided walks.

3 Trips Thursday #39

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3 Trips Thursday.

A right good mixed bag this week, If I do say so myself. A couple with snow in and from some nice warm climes for those of you tired of the cold and snow. Get the tea on and the biscuits out. Start clicking and reading.

The Links.

  1. Carn Mor Dearg.
  2. Lycian Way with packraft.

  3. The Dodds from High Row.

Thanks for reading. You can start a conversation with me over on Twitter. Send me an email through the contact page or just leave a comment in the box below.

3 Trips Thursday #38

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3 Trips Thursday

Seriously couldn't have worked that out if I had tried. Today is my birthday and I'm 38. Best not forget to put a lottery ticket on. Anyway back to the matter at hand. Three more links for your outdoor inspiration. Get comfortable and get clicking. As all was I think these are cracking trips and well worth a read.

The Links

  1. Stronelairg - 5 snowy days in the Monadhliath part 1.
  2. Something simple.
  3. Bute. West Island Way. Arran Ridge. Scotland in Springtime.

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Thanks again from reading.

3 Trips Thursday #37

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3 Trips Thursday.

Well we've had some crazy weather. Seems Spring has decided to lapse back into Winter. Sleet, Snow, lashing rain and cold winds. It really does not make for a good time in the outdoors. Hopefully the weather will get back on track towards summer soon. In the meantime why not get your planning hat and maybe pull some inspiration from the links below.

The Links.

  1. Lockerbie. Eskdalemuir Forest Trip. Bothy nights.
  2. Beinn Bhuidhe.
  3. Red & Black Cuillin – The Isle of Skye.

Hopefully you enjoyed those trips. There will be another 3 trips a long next week.

Thanks for reading.

P.S. If your local to the Clyde and Avon valleys then check this out, Clyde and Avon Valleys Spring Walks Festival.

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Clyde and Avon Valleys Spring Walks Festival

Clyde and Avon Valleys Spring Walks Festival.

The Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership are putting on a Spring walking festival from Friday 22nd to Tuesday 26th May 2015. There's loads of walks to do and something for every one.

Friday 22nd May

  • Discovering Castlebank Park, Lanark – 1pm
  • Bluebell Walk, Cleghorn Glen National Nature Reserve - 1pm and 3:30pm
  • A Walk in the Woods at New Lanark - 2pm

Saturday 23rd May

  • Restoring the Historic Landscape at Chatelherault - 10am
  • Ranger Guided Walk to the Falls of Clyde, Peregrine Watch Site – 1pm

Sunday 24th May

  • The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful at Dalzell Estate – 10am and 1:30pm
  • Kirkfieldbank Orchard Open Day – 2pm - 4pm

Monday 25th May

  • Lanark Health Walks – 1pm and 3pm

Tuesday 26th May

  • Spring Evening Walk at RSPB Baron’s Haugh – 7pm

The walks are free but booking is recommended. Click on the gallery below for more details.

You can read their official news release on there website or on go straight there with this link. Step Out for Clyde and Avon Valleys Spring Walks Festival. There you can click through and book yourself on one of the walks or you can use this link to go through to the booking page and sign right up.

I've booked myself on one of the walks on the Sunday so hopefully I'll see you there.