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Published: 30 Jun 2023
"This is an extract from a rain-spattered notebook I carried in the pocket of my waterproof on a five day solo journey through Knoydart in April this year." Dive into Eva Spain's wonderful watery tale.
Published: 26 Apr 2023
Inspired by Dennis Smith's description of the first John Muir Trust volunteer work party in Knoydart, John Corbett shares his own memories of that weekend - and the many conservation days (and soggy wellies) it led to in the 30 years since.
Published: 3 Mar 2023
"We sprang into action, grabbed our dogs, formed a huddle pressing their ear flaps closed while trying to bury our own ears into our shoulders (no hands left!)" Find out what caused the commotion on Skye.
Published: 28 Feb 2023
"My poem explores my awe at one of my most astonishing days in the mountains." Enjoy this cracking account of tackling the Ring of Steall in midwinter.
Published: 16 Feb 2023
"One of the lads had done some of the narrow ridge on all fours and perhaps did not appreciate wild places at the time, especially as it was misty on the summit." A Trust Member and now retired teacher recalls introducing many pupils to wild Knoydart.
Published: 9 Feb 2023
"As I pulled on my swimsuit, I heard the sound that for me is the call of the wild." A Trust Member shares precious memories of sharing a special swim with two red-throated divers.
Published: 5 Feb 2023
"At the end of one day’s work, my wellies were so sodden I had to lie on my back and get someone else to pull them off." A long-standing Member of the Trust shares (mostly) happy recollections of our early work parties from 1989 onwards.
Published: 24 Jan 2023
Long-standing Member John Bevan recalls how his love of wild places started early, resulted in a lasting legacy for a good friend who loved the Scottish hills, and continues to this day.
Published: 24 Jan 2023
One of our early Members, Terry Gifford, shares his memories of getting John Muir's writing published in the UK and a thought-provoking poem about Sandwood Bay.
Published: 29 Nov 2022
Assynt author Mandy Haggith shares her poem about a women’s stalking outing on Quinag.
Published: 28 Apr 2021
From giants to geologists, guides and climbers, Mick Tighe unravels some of the rich folklore and history associated with Ben Nevis – a mountain that has now been in the Trust’s care for 21 years.
Published: 16 Mar 2021
Helping us celebrate 21 years of looking after Nevis is passionate Scottish and Alpine mountaineer John Young who explains why the mountain is so special to him.