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Windpaddling to Achnahaird

The packboat sailing page We decided to lap the tip (left) of the Coigach peninsula. Doing it clockwise put us in the lee of the afternoon’s southwesterly once in Enard Bay and better still, we’d catch high tide at Achnahaird, … Continue reading

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Assynt picture on the BBC

A photo I shot exactly a week ago as we walked over the Coigach peninsula having paddled Loch Lurgainn narrows. We’e heading towards Achiltibuie for a cup of tea (right). Notice how Robin’s hair melds magically with the mid-winter bracken. … Continue reading

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Packraft to Suilven Mountain

Gear report here Anyone who’s climbed up the  fin-like ridge of Stac Polly will see a wild, lochan- and bog-speckled vista  spreading north across the Assynt. Just a couple of miles away are the peaks of Cul Mor and Suilven … Continue reading

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