Climbing Ben Venue – the lesser known peak near Loch Katrine

Climbing Ben Venue – the lesser known peak near Loch Katrine

In the last few years Calum and I have completely fallen in love with climbing mountains and hills in Scotland. You probably have noticed it here anyway...I genuinely believe it is one of the most exhilarating feelings in the world, standing on top of the hill. Ben Venue is perched right next to Loch Katrine [...]

WEST HIGHLAND WAY (IN 7 DAYS) – Day 3 Rowardennan to Crianlarich 20.5miles/34km

WEST HIGHLAND WAY (IN 7 DAYS) – Day 3 Rowardennan to Crianlarich 20.5miles/34km

The day 3, oh the day 3. It was so hard. I think it was the hardest day for me. We started off the day at Rowardennan hotel, after having a hearty breakfast we were out of the door by 8am. A few other people were leaving at that time (we actually ended up chatting [...]

WEST HIGHLAND WAY (IN 7 DAYS) – DAY 2. DRYMEN TO Rowardennan 13miles/21km

WEST HIGHLAND WAY (IN 7 DAYS) – DAY 2. DRYMEN TO Rowardennan 13miles/21km

Well, the start of the day was great!We had breakfast at Rowardennan and headed off around 9am. There is a gentle incline for the first hour going through beautiful woodland and Loch Lomond reveals itself. The second hour we spent walking towards the Conic hill and climbing it. Got so lucky with the weather on [...]

West Highland Way (in 7 days) – Day 1. Milngavie to Drymen 12miles/20km

West Highland Way (in 7 days) – Day 1. Milngavie to Drymen 12miles/20km

Our very first day of walking the West Highland Way we have started at 8.30am on a Sunday at the end of April. The first day was actually a really nice and relatively easy walk. For the first hour we walked through Mugdock Country Park and it was very serene, especially walking though woodland covered [...]