Tears in the Rain

Tears in the Rain I always wanted to camp on top of Ben A’an in The Trossachs. I’ve climbed the small mountain 89 times (now 90) but never camped on top. It was while trying to climb it my age in a single year that I tore my ACL and medial ligaments last year which put me out of action for 3 months. The weather forecast for 8/9 March looked promising, clear blue skies during the night and a nice sunrise. Chance for some astro-photography. Packed all my kit and headed up the mountain. When I got to the top the ground was covered in light snow. Found a camping spot just below the summit and began to set up the tent. This is when the problems started. The ground was frozen and I bent several te

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