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Wednesday, 24 August 2011


On Saturday I returned from Spain but on the way to Aberdeen I fancied doing some Scottish hill miles in order to remove some of the Chorizo fat in my poor, middle-aged body. Glen Esk is on the way and it is nice:

I jogged along the loch to the upper glen ...

... and past the falls to return over a boggy plateau to the loch.

Here is the river Esk.

After that the Tower with a Scottish sky above.

Here is the river Esk.

Yes, Northern Spain is nice and the food is far better than in Scotland but Scotland is still special. Also the days are getting shorter and after a dysmal climbing summer it is time to get fit again for the great adventure named 'Scottish winter climbing'.