Category Archives: Corbetts

Corbett’s for Courses thanks to all.

From the Corbett to Courses Facebook page “Hi all Big thank you for all your fund raising efforts. The preliminary total figure for Corbetts for Courses is £1052.07 which will pay for 26 places on navigation and winter skills courses. … Continue reading

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Scottish scrambling inspirations Highland Scrambles North – Foinaven wild,rugged and remote.

Fionaven falls twelve feet short of the required 3,000ft for Munro status – and all the better for it! It is a long and complex hill with many hidden secrets in winter a find traverse. The views are superlative and … Continue reading

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Corbett’s for Courses. Mountain Aid can you help ?

This is the latest from Karlin Herwig on Facebook for Mountain Aid . Corbetts for Courses Mountain Aid: the hill walkers’ charity, is excited to announce our May 2019 fundraising initiative Corbetts for Courses. For a day Mountain Aid want … Continue reading

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The Corbett’s are they harder than the Munro’s? What are your favourite ones?

Corbetts are Scottish mountains over 2,500 feet (762 metres) and under 3,000 feet (914.4 metres), with a drop of a least 500 feet (152 metres) between each listed hill and any adjacent higher one. There are 222 summits classified as … Continue reading

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Out on the hills again Aonach Shasuinn Affric .

The hill of the height of the Englishman (Sassanach ) what a great name for me it was a hard day. You are supposed to climb its neighbour as well in the same day Carn a Coire Gharb. Yesterday my … Continue reading

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Remaining Corbett’s for Mountain Aid

Remaining free Corbetts are A’Chaoirnich [Maol Creag an Loch] Ainshval An Dun An Sidhean Aonach Buidhe Aonach Shasuinn Baosbheinn Beinn a’Bha’ach Ard [Beinn a’Bhathaich Ard] Beinn a’Chaisteil Beinn a’Chuallaich Beinn Airigh Charr Beinn an Eoin Beinn Bhan Beinn Bheula Beinn … Continue reading

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Fraochaidh a grand Corbett with great company superb views and lots of clegs.

I needed a hill day as I have been down visiting my sick sister. It’s never easy seeing someone you love ill and trying to help. It makes you appreciate life and your health so much. My pal Terry Moore … Continue reading

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