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Tag Archive: Scotland

29
Oct

A Classic Scottish Adventure

Scottish kayaking can be a bit hit or miss, but when the river gods are on your side, it is world class. The Ossian/ Abhainn Ghuilbinn trip has to be one of the coolest river trips in the UK.  Inaccessible, wild and spectacular, it has excited me for years and today, I finally got a …

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25
Oct

Seal Launching in Scotland

After a week at home and trying to sort out grown up things. I was more than ready to escape to the river, and when my friend Dennis Newton called me to tell me he was heading to Scotland the next day, I jumped at the chance to run away from Credit card bills, Visa …

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25
Apr

Birmingham University Kayak Club – Cardiff, Scotland and NSR

Scotland This Easter saw some of our intermediate and advanced paddlers head way up north to The Highlands for the club’s annual Easter Scotland trip. Joined by some friendly ex-members, a fun week was had by all, undeterred by irritatingly low water levels.   In between paddling some beautiful gorges and a couple of runs …

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03
Sep

Wet West Paddlefest 2012

Sticky hole on the upper Moriston

The annual Wet West Paddlefest, now in it’s 8th year took place last weekend, and as per usual was awesome. The lure of guaranteed dam releases on the Moriston and Garry rivers, in combination with the obligatory party was too much for many to resist, and there were all sorts of familiar faces bobbing around the …

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21
Apr

Scotland: A trip of two halves

Scotland is always unpredictable when it comes to weather, and at easter it lived up to its reputation. The trip started driving north in the sunshine, stopping off at Glasgow for an epic kebab en route. The first few days were pretty dry, so instead of using the usual fallback option of falling off a …

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