Category Archives: Munros

Short wander in the Cairngorms to the crag in the mist.

Yesterday I missed the good weather by a day but wanted a wander. The Cairngorms is on my doorstep so it was a lazy start. The road was icy at the Dava Moor and it’s a wild place with a … Continue reading

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Remembrance Week Wellington Crash / Corrour / Alder Estate – Geal Charn.

This tragic Crash was on 10 th Dec 1942. This crash site is in remote country access can be tricky. The route to this site is up an Estate road from Dalwhinnie just of the A9. Many nowadays Mountain bike … Continue reading

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Remembrance Week – The Oxford aircraft on Ben A Bhuird Cairngorms missing for 7 months and the tale of its find and a watch found at the site in 1973 returned to the family.

Ben Avon (1171m, Munro 17) Beinn a’Bhuird (1197m, Munro 11) Ben a’ Bhuird is amongst the remotes of the Munros in Scotland and amongst the granite tors of Stob an t-Sluichd there is the remains of an aircraft crash. Beinn … Continue reading

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Remembrance week – Ben Macdui the 1942 Avro Anson air crash remembered.

“Lest we forget” Many people visit Ben Mac Dui as the second biggest mountain in the United Kingdom it is a busy mountain. It is amazing how many visit this summit yet fail to notice a memorial marked on the … Continue reading

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REMEMBRANCE Week – The Wellington Aircraft Crash on An Lurg near Bynack Mor in the heart of the Cairngorms. A poignant place.

Two of my pals who were at the Re Union visited this crash site before the Mountain Rescue Re Union this weekend. I plan a visit this winter hopefully.  I was very privileged to spend most of my working life … Continue reading

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An Teallach wandering a few tips? Navigation and low level ice – winter ridge walking. The Scottish Mountain Trust and path repair?

Yesterday on the way back from the Munro’s on An Teallach I met my mate Ray and we had a wander over the neglected land to the West of the main path. When you leave the beleach you just head … Continue reading

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Early Start for An Teallach

I was away at 0500 I wanted an early start the forecast was mixed for the day. My Mountaineering Club were on a Bus Meet to An Teallach but I needed a day on my own after a sad week … Continue reading

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