Isle of Skye – The Ridge (Part 3 of 3)

Howling wind. Blinding hail. Shaking legs. Cowering on the precipitous ridge in the Cuillin Hills, five or so feet away from the peak of Sgur na Banachdaich, I burrowed my legs into the scree and refused to move. Mike and Uncle Andy were perched atop the peak with two other climbers, waiting for me to make…

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Isle of Skye – Wet ‘n Wild Camping (Part 1 of 3)

Recently, Mike and I came across a quote from Francis Mallman, an Argentinian chef famous for his Patagonian cuisine and over-the-fire cooking techniques – “I think human beings need contradictions. We need opposites. We need to sleep in a five-star hotel and we need to sleep under a tree. The distance and the difference between those…

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