Category Archives: Corbetts

Glendessary – Sgurr Cos na Breachd – laoigh ( peak of the cave or bonny calf) and unpronounceable name.

These early starts It was up at 0500 away at 0630 and it was raining when I left to pick up Derrick the birthday boy 75 yesterday in Forres and then on to Dunphail to pick up Babs. The rain … Continue reading

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Heading West – Glendessary a great forecast and high fire risk!

Despite a busy week I cannot miss this weather so the tin man is up early and hopefully getting a lift to Glendessary. The body is still recovering from 4 days in Skye and a long day in Assynt but … Continue reading

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A Long Journey back, so many great people/ characters Bill Shankly Memorial and the views outstanding Glencoe magic.

  I left down South at 0200 to miss the traffic on the motorways. Unfortunately the best laid schemes of “mice and men” and the closure of the M6 from junction 14 – 16 and the Birmingham works all added … Continue reading

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Lots of work done towards “RideforReuben” then heading North – Maybe the Corbett Hartfell tomorrow on the way to Ayr.

What a great trip South over the last 10 days the girls were in great form myself and Lexi had great early morning walks around the golfcourse and the bluebell wood with Flo the family dog. Yvette is who is … Continue reading

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A long drive but a grand hill White Coomb, The Grey Mares Tail in the sun on the way South! 

I am heading down to visit the Grandchildren and decided that a visit to White Coomb near Moffat it is another Corbett not ticked and was a hill I needed to get done. I am sure I had done it … Continue reading

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Best Laid Schemes – Thoughts on old gear, Walsh running shoes, Suunto watches and Lumix camera.

Well my plans all fell by the way side as I bad dose of “dehli belly” and had to cancel my weekend to Loch Arkaig and Heather’s last Corbett party. There was no way I could go or that I … Continue reading

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A bevy of beauties at Corrour railway Halt from Lochaber running club, A great Corbett Meall na Meoig and grand weather all at Ossian/

I was down at Loch Ossian Youth Hostel  for the weekend with the Moray Mountaineering Club and despite having a rough night being ill violently sick! I was nearly taking the early train home and  felt a bit better in … Continue reading

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