Tranter’s Round, Part Two

Monday 18 August 2014: Kinlochleven – Coire an Lochain (13.8 km, 1757 m) Tuesday 19 August 2014: Coire an Lochain – Coire Claurigh (13.2 km, 951 m) Wednesday 20 August 2014: Coire Claurigh – Spean Bridge (13.8 km, 137 m) Friday 22 August 2014: Spean Bridge – Bealach Coire Easain (19.8 km, 1690 m) Saturday 23 August 2014: Bealach Coire Easain – Coire Giubhsachan (10.8 km, 544 m) Sunday 24 August 2014:…

Wild camp between Luinne Bheinn and Meall Buidhe

Thursday 17 July 2014: Luinne Bheinn Friday 18 July 2014: Meall Buidhe Day 1, Thursday 17 July 2014 Kinloch Hourn – Luinne Bheinn – Bealach a’ Choire Odhair 18.1 km/1731 m/08:45 hrs Munro (2nd round): Luinne Bheinn (No. 50) Munro Top: Luinne Bheinn East Top (No. 69)  On previous occasions I had climbed these Munros separately but I had always wanted to walk along…

The Fisherfield… Three

Saturday 14 June 2014: Corrie Hallie – Gleann na Muice Sunday 15 June 2014: Fisherfield Three Monday 16 June 2014: Gleann na Muice – Corrie Hallie Day 1, Saturday 14 June 2014 Corrie Hallie – Gleann na Muice 12.5 km/454 m/04:15 hrs On my first round of the Fisherfield Munros in April 2009 I had climbed all six with a big pack, walking in and…

White Mounth Munros + Conachcraig

Thursday 29 May 2014: Spittal of Glenmuick – Fox Cairn Well Friday 30 May 2014: Fox Cairn Well – Burn of Gowal Saturday 31 May 2014: Burn of Gowal – Spittal of Glenmuick Day 1, Thursday 29 May 2014 Spittal of Glenmuick – Conachcraig – Fox Cairn Well 8.0 km/673 m/03:00 hrs Corbett: Conachcraig (No. 72) When I went back…

Ladhar Bheinn + Sgùrr nan Eugallt

Sunday 27 April 2014: Coireshùbh – Barisdale Monday 28 April 2014: Ladhar Bheinn via Coire Dhorrcail Tuesday 29 April 2014: Barisdale – Sgùrr nan Eugallt – Coireshùbh Day 1, Sunday 27 April 2014 Coireshùbh – Barisdale 12.6 km/618 m/03:45 hrs My third and last training walk before the TGO Challenge! I finished my last night shift at 07:00, had…

Bruar to Kingussie via the Gaick Pass

Wednesday 26 March 2014: Bruar – Allt Gharbh Ghaig (28.3 km, 664 m) Thursday 27 March 2014: Allt Gharbh Ghaig – Kingussie (21.2 km, 313 m) Day 1, Wednesday 26 March 2014 Bruar – Edendon Water – Loch an Dùin – Allt Gharbh Ghaig  28.3 km/664 m/07:00 hrs After spending the winter months with short local walks and trips on my new mountain bike,…