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Melvaig Peninsula

On 13th May 2011 By

Walks on the Melvaig Peninsula

Some of the best views in Wester Ross are from the series of peninsulas – Applecross, Melvaig, Scoraig and Coigach – looking north along the coast to the mountains that stand in a line towering over the Minch. This picture was taken earlier this month from the Melvaig Peninsula on […]

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Frozen North West 2010-11

On 5th February 2011 By

Here are a few more pictures of our remarkable early winter. Temperatures plunged so low that most of the Ardessie Falls (Dundonnell) froze including most of this section not far from the road. The ice at the foot of this fall was about 14 inches thick, covering what is usually a beautiful deep […]

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We’ve had a glorious start to October with strong easterly winds keeping any significant cloud well to the south. The good weather coincided with Alexa and Simon’s visit for four days hiking with go further. They didn’t have specific objectives so we suggested four of the best walks in the area. Luckily, we managed to […]

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Navigation training

On 26th August 2010 By

A full traverse of An Teallach is one of our biggest days out with few less than around 9 hours. On Tuesday Susie and Chirantan wanted to complete the traverse and include some navigation practise during the day. We started off in brightening conditions but as the weather became less and less comfortable it became […]

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The Southern Cuillin

On 16th May 2010 By

go further has already seen Skye’s Cuillin mountains in a range of moods this year with full winter Munro weather lasting well into April. Our latest trip last weekend coincided with perfect conditions – dry, cool and with a slight breeze. Over four days we tackled nearly all of the Munro tops in the southern […]

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Long Winter

On 2nd May 2010 By

After a couple of weeks of milder weather in March the winter returned with another long spell of calm high pressure and bitterly cold temperatures on the summits. This lasted well into April when these pictures were taken during a winter round of An Teallach.

Here the group is approaching the rounded summit ridge of […]

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This great shot was taken in mid-February during Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team training on Beinn Dearg. Not only does it give a good impression of the scale of this peak it also shows the extraordinary dyke that runs from the tip of the North West Ridge (in the distance) to close to […]

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Go Further clients have experienced a series of special days on some of the north’s most famous peaks in perfect winter conditions.

In the first half of the month we found ourselves on Slioch – just north of Loch Maree (in the distance in the picture above with Torridon in the background). Here the […]

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Short days in Carnmore

On 10th January 2010 By

Go Further also reached the wild spot of Carnmore in the heart of the Fisherfield Wilderness at the turn of the year. A very special place just after a heavy fall in the middle of the cold snap. The quickest way into Carnmore is an eight mile hike from Poolewe on the coast.

This […]

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Incredible Winter

On 10th January 2010 By

Truly incredible winter conditions started early in Wester Ross and hardly changed through to mid-January. This picture looks directly south into the sun just after the shortest day of 2009 just after Christmas. In the middle is An Teallach’s Sgurr Fiona with the pinnacled ridge running to the left and the Western ridge on […]

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