This was the last day of forecast good weather on my trip to Glen Affric. The following day was due to be windy and damp, not conducive to paddling and maybe not to photography either. So I wanted to make the most of promising conditions, but was reluctant to return to the lochs I had already visited up in the glen, or take a chance with possibly strong winds on Loch Mullardoch high up in Glen Cannich. I had heard of the Aigas Gorge as being a pleasant trip on still water, so decided to a journey upstream from the dam for however far I could manage, then head back downstream to my starting point. The River Beuly was unknown to me, so a journey starting upstream would ensure I didnt get washed onto any unpleasant surpises, and had the added advantage that the return leg would be assisted by what current there was. Beyond that, I had little expectation other than a gentle paddle in a new place. The day easily surpassed that limited ambition. From the carpark, a short but steep Continue Reading
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These posts are about my combined interests of paddling and photography, the tales of trips, and the places and people as much as the photographs. I hope you will enjoy them, and just maybe be inspired to get out there yourself, on foot, by pedal or paddle-power to enjoy the landscape from a new perspective.