Off to the Hills – beware of sunburn in the Cairngorms. Heading out to the Corbett Creag Mhor .

You do not often get a forecast like this – EFFECT OF WIND ON YOU? –  Small.

HOW WET? – No rain

CLOUD ON THE HILLS? – Not expected


SUNSHINE AND AIR CLARITY? – Bright sun (beware sunburn). Superb visibility.

HOW COLD? (AT 900M) -5 to 7C.

FREEZING LEVEL – Above the summits, but terrain at least partially frozen from valleys up in morning after a frost.

Taking the bike – after a bit of a faff sorting the bike rack out.

Bike on ready to go.

Sunburn we will see?

Creag Mhor is an unassuming hill in a remote Cairngorms location, topped by a granite tor. It rises to the northeast of the Fords of Avon and is usually climbed using the Lairig an Laoigh.


About heavywhalley.MBE

Mountain Rescue Specialist. Environmentalist. Spent 37 years with RAF Mountain Rescue and 3 years with a civilian Team . Still an active Mountaineer when body slows, loves the wild places.
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