Category Archives: Radical Ramblers

Radical Ramblers on Black Down

Black Down Common in West Sussex is a Marilyn and the trig is the highest point in the South Downs National Park Continue reading

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The stuff of Staffa

Basalt and birds, a heady combination.  The day after we went up Beinn Talaidh, a group of Radical Ramblers set off from Iona for Staffa on the good ship Iolaire of Iona. We had a helpful and informative skipper who pointed out … Continue reading

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Toast on a hilltop

Once again Scottish hilltops resounded to the noisy cries of champagne-drinking Radical Ramblers.  We toasted the former leader of the Labour party, the late John Smith, at the top of Beinn Talaidh (Isle of Mull) on Saturday 24 May.  This was our annual walk up a … Continue reading

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Champagne on a Corbett

It must come as quite a shock to an unassuming hiker, who wants quietly to bag a Corbett* on a May Sunday, to find the peak has been taken over by a noisy group of champagne-drinking walkers.  At this time of … Continue reading

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