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Author Archives: Mark Lyons
Swimming Loch Rannoch …..
Swimming Loch Rannoch …Many many years ago Colin Scott and I arrived at Dunkelds Craig ‘a’Barnes just north of Perth, to find a wet crag and an uninspiring grey day that certainly wasn’t going to lend itself to any hard … Continue reading
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The Rannoch Crossing ….. in a day !
Rannoch Moor (Mòinteach Raineach) is an expanse of around 50 square miles of boggy moorland to the west of Loch Rannoch in Scotland. A stunning journey is to be had across this true Scottish wilderness and its name is The “Rannoch Crossing””. As a hill walker … Continue reading
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Swimming the Border Big Four….
“The Borders Big Four ” This long distance wild swim consists of four of the largest lochs in the Scottish Borders. Swam together they are a little under 11 miles of breath taking beauty… Swimming them all in one day … Continue reading
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Diving the SS ST. BRIAC
SS ST. BRIAC was a British Passenger Vessel of 2,291 tons built in 1924 by William Denny & Brothers, Dumbarton, Yard No 1165 for the Southern Railway Co, London. She was powered by 2 x 2 Oil fired steam turbines … Continue reading
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