Breaking camp by river Affric looking west Despite a less than early start, a few minutes walking brought me level with a small encampment of Trailstars across the valley below. One was bright yellow so I knew this was Lee, with fellow walkers Peter, and Gareth from the bothy the night before. 3 Trailstars by […]
Day 2 started three hours or so behind the plan. This was made a little worse by an unscheduled rush up a top towards the end of the ridge from Tarbet. Its easy to forget that its not only time that is a constraint but also energy and body wear-and-tear. Daylight hours are very long
All week I practiced my sewing skills. Measuring small bits of silnylon, cutting, and sewing seams on into the small hours. And discarding the results. Eventually I decided enough practice – time to commit. Seam sealer is adhesive – so I cut the patches to size and glued them in place with the seam sealer.
Ben Alder and Beinn Bheoil The night train is a great way of getting from London to the Highlands once you are reconciled to spending the money! Two trains leave Euston station in London. The ealier one will drop you at your destination in the morning. The second train leaves just before midnight and ends