The joys of winter camp are that the nights are long and it gives you time to focus. Whether it’s reading , brushing up on some skills ( I enjoy netmaking) even the cooking of your evening meal seems to take on a new relevance.
I bring my own wood as it gives me more daylight time for walking...
Weathers getting colder so it’s time to dust off the firebox and the winter kit. Have a few trips planned this year once the snow arrives .
First plan is to get back to glentrool area for a few days and then up to glencoe for a week later in the year.
Here’s a few pics of previous winter trips...
Loch bradan is nice. If you go in the entrance at Stinchar falls and go right along the road a few miles till you see the loch then veer left at the y junction there’s a nice secluded area overlooking the loch.
Have fun fella
I would remind her that the forest park is there for everyone to enjoy as it is publicly owned and access to it is actively encouraged. The rules aren’t being broken and you will phone her office on Monday for clarification on her requests and that her attitude is a bit off.
In the meantime I...
I have a groundsheet in mine but never really felt the need for the inner as it cuts down the size quite a bit. I find the 4-6 varanger is perfect for me and the dog.
The forest drive/ otter pool area will be quiet during the week. I have in the past caught some beautifully marked brown trout...
Loch trool has plenty of nice areas with good access as there was once a campsite there. Not right next to the loch though but you could get next to the river.
Its quite popular with walkers at this time of year though . I camped there during the winter a few years back and it was quiet.