back up conic hill

I know I am really lucky to be able to walk outside for an hour or so, every single day. But though I love my daily walks, I have of late rather missed walking much further, in the hills. A few days ago, I had a sudden urge to go for a good long walk…

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Còinneach

Còinneach is this week’s West Highland Way club pattern. Còinneach is the Gaelic word for mossy, and it is also the name given to the famous summit above Loch Lomond – Conic Hill. People who don’t think about the way local names have been anglicised can sometimes be confused by this hill, which is much…

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Conic Hill

Tom’s appendix-less state means he can’t run or cycle at the moment, but this has been quite good, as he’s been able to join me on my walks. Yesterday we popped up Conic Hill and it was a grand day for it. Conic Hill is just a few miles from where we now live, and…

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