Whiteburn's Wanderings

One man's wanderings backpacking around Scotland plus the odd digression

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The HRP – a Pocket Guide

Why produce a guide to the Haute Route Pyrenees (HRP)? Well, I had various reasons: • The Cicerone Joosten guide is heavy, not waterproof, has a significant extraneous information, a … Continue reading

June 4, 2018 · 14 Comments


Wandering up Glen Lui just before lunchtime musing of where to head; no wind, -3C, it felt good to be out in the mountains again. I’d nearly missed the opportunity … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 5 Comments

Moroccan Lamb

Just completed a mass dehydrator session; 8 * Bolognese, 8 * Chilli con Carne, 8 * Lamb Madras curries, 8 Moroccan Lamb & a batch of Tomato leather. As usual … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · 7 Comments

Not the TGO Challenge

Should I apply for a place on the 2016 Challenge…………or not? Nothing against the Challenge, I’ve enjoyed the 3 crossings I’ve completed & met a lot of nice people along … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Wild land petition

The Mountaineering Council of Scotland has launched a petition calling for no further industrial developments to be permitted in the areas of wild land that remain. Sometimes it seems like such … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

Solo Backpacking??

An item in TGO Magazine, October 13, issue entitle ‘Walking Solo’ caught my eye and after reading it got me to mull over why I enjoy solo backpacking so much. … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment


First I’m new to this game and it’s taken me a short while to sort out the formatting etc. I’m now up up to date with trip reports for 2013 hopefully … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment