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by John Topping
Wed Jun 15, 2011 8:53 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Scot Highlands trip report: rivers, lochs, summits & BOG!
Replies: 4
Views: 2285

Re: Scot Highlands trip report: rivers, lochs, summits & BOG

Hi Dave,
A little but mostly climbing so far this year but I have plans for Scotland coming up (must find that headnet.....) and Wyoming in September!

Recent posts on the West Coast are very interesting.....
by John Topping
Sun Jun 12, 2011 9:28 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Scot Highlands trip report: rivers, lochs, summits & BOG!
Replies: 4
Views: 2285

Re: Scot Highlands trip report: rivers, lochs, summits & BOG

Dave,
Great report and your poring over maps certainly paid off.

thanks for the name check for the Rannoch photos!

cheers
John
by John Topping
Wed Jan 19, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: River Tarn, France
Replies: 2
Views: 1851

Re: River Tarn, France

Hi Sven,
This is a very busy trip during the July/August holiday season and I would recommend avoiding this (we were there in June). The hike up the valley with the boats really adds to the experience.

I am based in the UK so in Europe!

John
by John Topping
Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:45 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: River Tarn, France
Replies: 2
Views: 1851

River Tarn, France

A link to a short trip report I posted to BPL. The River Tarn is very popular in summer and won't ever rate as a wilderness trip but if you combine a packraft with going out of season and a hike up the Sentier de Gorges du Tarn you get a beautiful float trip with some enjoyable easy rapids (and grea...
by John Topping
Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:02 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Rannoch Moor, Scotland
Replies: 2
Views: 1761

Rannoch Moor, Scotland

Hi,
Nice two day trip with potential to extend further north.

http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin ... d_id=41087

regards
John