Category Archives: Corbetts

Mount Battock the most easterly Corbett.

Today I am out with the Moray Mountaineering club on a Bus meet to Mount Battock from Glen Dye over a wee hill Clachnaben with a striking granite tor with its rock climbing cliff it  gives a great view of … Continue reading

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A walk up Goatfell – Is this one of Scotland’s busiest hills? A great night in Corrie on the wonderful Isle Of Arran.

Yesterday was Arran looking at its best with waking to the sun and a little breeze, the sea the boats and you could have been in the South of France. I am staying in Lamlash and with Holy Isle as … Continue reading

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Arran wander up Glen Rosa Cir Mor and Beinn Tarsuin.

I am in Arran to help raise funds for the Arran Mountain Festival and I am speaking along with two of the local lassies in Corrie Village Hall tonight at 1930, there will also be a BBQ run by the … Continue reading

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Ardgour a land of mystery the USA Voodoo Aircraft crash in 1964

I am heading for Ardgour tomorrow before I head to Arran for a few days with the Moray Mountaineering Club.  The weather looks not great and I was wanting to climb some of the Corbetts I have left to do … Continue reading

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Heading West to beat the weather hopefully Sgurr Gaorsaic, behind Beinn Fhada.

Heading to better weather on the West again and hopefully a new Corbett. The forecast on the West looks reasonable so I may try for an early start as the weather may change later in the day. I am picking … Continue reading

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Heading to Kintail overnight on the hottest day of the year .

Aonach Buidhe is a remote Corbett with some very little visited corries on its northern flanks. It is normally approached up pleasant Glen Elchaig, I spent the night in the “Wee Bunk House” at Kintail as I was in Inverness … Continue reading

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Well done Hazel – 100 Munros in A wild June for Mountain Rescue completed on a misty , damp Lochnagar! Still a grand day though. 

It was pouring all night I was up at 0500 for the two and a half hour drive to Lochnagar I nearly had second thoughts about going as my cold is still with me. It was still heavy mist and … Continue reading

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