A DIEM CARPE- D

A DIEM CARPE- D …… (in the secluded glen) Tick tock. Tick, tock. Mr Green’s Munro clock. So as time counts down towards Steve’s “Compleation” date on 5th October, there remain a handful of mountain days to be accomplished. During the August Monsoon period, our thoughts turned to the four … Continue reading

Les Montagnards des Ecrins

For this year’s return to the Ecrins to “Find our Frenchies”, Antoine (our most active international member) and I decided to start with some big alpine rock. On Saturday morning  20 July, we set off from Les Etages toward the Sorreiler Hut (with non-member Nicolas Coronnel) and saw the beautiful Aiguille … Continue reading

Close Encounters with the Celtmen

A solitary young stag was standing guard over its herd of  camper vans when Dolly, Ang and Steve M. rendezvoused at the Beinn Eighe carpark on a murky Saturday morning. First pfaff of the day – clockwise or anticlockwise – was eventually resolved in the time honoured fashion of following the group … Continue reading