Category Archives: Corbetts and other hills

One of the most iconic views ?

The view from the bothy is incredible you have a panorama of the mighty not often seen side of An Teallach to the wonderful Corbett Beinn Dearg Mor and Loch na Sealga. These mountains are mountaineers mountains in a setting … Continue reading

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Running on empty ?

I went for a bike run today was planning a big cycle ( for me) but had no energy ! I returned after an hour I feel like a wasted day. It’s not been a great week as felt a … Continue reading

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Climbing at Cummingston Crag on the Moray Coast – Be aware of stake failures.

From Pete Hill – local guide  – A word of warning for those that use Cummingston. I was there today and there were two stake failures within an hour or so of each other, not from our team but from some … Continue reading

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Heading for Kintail – the Corbett Sgurr Gaorsaic

Early start up at 0500 for a day trip to the West Coast . Hopefully managing out on the Corbett Sgurr Gaorsaic near Kintail, it is a fairly remote Corbett, rather overshadowed by grander mountains all around. This route gives … Continue reading

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Over the Bridge to Skye on the bike and seeing the Wind – Farm Blades being transported. No hills but a lovely day of seeing the sea the hills and the lighthouse getting painted! All from the bike.

It was away early as we had to be out of our incredible accommodation in Plockton early and Judy and Lyle were heading home to the Borders. I decided to have a short cycle I had not been out on … Continue reading

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Ben Tee – “The Fairy hillock” what a stunning day, and grand views all day,

Ben Tee is a prominent Corbett, visible from many points along the Great Glen and Glen Garry, and makes a fine, wide ranging viewpoint. That is the guide book description of this hill. I was out with the Moray Mountaineering … Continue reading

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A hard day on the back of Beinn Liath Mhor a few thoughts a day hard day physically and mentally? A huge thanks to Torridon MRT.

I was staying at Gerry’s Hostel right next to Achnachellach Station snow had fallen during the night only a smattering but the weather was a little warmer. I was planning to go in to the back of Beinn Liath Mor … Continue reading

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