Category Archives: Corbetts

Creag Mhor a grand hill in the heart of the Cairngorms ! A day of bikes,sunshine, scenery, scramble great views and new walking stick .

My friend Bab’s was after a day on the hill and a new Corbett if possible the forecast was incredible with even  advice on the effect of the sun and sunburn! The East was best so we headed forour local … Continue reading

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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 CHANCE OF CLOUD FREE MUNROS? – Almost certain SUNSHINE AND AIR CLARITY? – … Continue reading

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The Mountain Bothies Association MBA.

At the weekend a lot of us enjoy a break out of the wind and rain in a Mountain Bothy we were up in the far North at Lochiveraon at the West end of loch a’ Bhraoin. It was great … Continue reading

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Off to the North West

Heading to the North West the Fannichs with the Moray Mountaineering Bus meet. Weather not great so will sort out what we are doing when we arrive! Early start long day but need a wander! 

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Valentines day treat a day early –  Canisp 847 metres, another day in a winter wonderland in the North West away from the maddening crowds.

Hamish Brown  says ” Canisp’s great merit is as a viewpoint – it stands in centre of the huge rock and water wilderness that is so typically “North West ” and out of which rise the starkest and most dramatic … Continue reading

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Coigach and Assynt wonderful – Cul Mor 849 metres a day of magnificent weather.

Assynt is wonderful and we climbed Cul Mor a day of magnificent weather with Ned my mate from the deep South. He was up to get away in the hills and we fancied a few days in the North West, … Continue reading

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Not what I was expecting but a short walk on Meal an – t Sithe 601 meters “the road of destitution” and a meeting with “Dearg”.

I had planned a day on Beinn Dearg and it was am early start but a few things happend and the day was cut short. Rather than waste a long journey I headed up the road across to the Fannichs. … Continue reading

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