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Beinn a’ Ghlo: back to the hills

Carn nan Gobhar

While it was possible to return to the Scottish hills for paid work a few days earlier, the 3rd of July saw the lifting of the five-mile travel restriction in Scotland. Although this gave me a lot of scope in

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Posted in Mountain Training, Mountains, Pathwork, Scotland

Halting the damage: Cross-drain somewhere in Torridon

Pathwork often had two interlinked aims. Stop the path becoming a burn (stream) when it rained hard Prevent erosion and widening of the path These aims were usually meet with a variety of digging of ditches and waterbars to intercept

Posted in Mountains, Pathwork, Torridon
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