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…

Assynt Corbetts, Grahams and Waterfalls, Pt. 1

Thursday 10 October 2013: Glas Bheinn – Eas a’ Chùal Aluinn (15.2 km, 1149 m) Friday 11 October 2013: Beinn Leòid (15.1 km, 787 m) Saturday 12 October 2013: Coire a’ Mhadaidh – Inchnadamph (7.9 km, 332 m) Day 1, Thursday 10 October 2013 Inchnadamph – Glas Bheinn – Eas a’ Chùal Aluinn – Loch nan Caorach 15.2 km/1149 m/08:30 hrs Corbett: Glas Bheinn (No. 66)…

An Ruadh-Stac and Maol Chean-dearg

Thursday 22 August 2013 18.8 km/1303 m/08:00 hrs Corbett: An Ruadh-Stac (No. 64) Munro (2nd round): Maol Chean-dearg (No. 2) An Ruadh-Stac is one of those Corbetts that I had wanted to climb for a long time, but somehow I had never got round to it. Because of the rock slabs on the first part…

Short Trip to Skye – Glamaig & Hartaval

Sunday 04 August 2013: Glamaig (6.6 km, 789 m) Thursday 08 August 2013: Hartaval (10.6 km, 810 m) Day 1, Sunday 04 August 2013 Glamaig 6.6 km/789 m/04:15 hrs Corbett: Glamaig (No. 63) I had been on holiday since 29th July, and my plan had been to spend around 10 days on Skye. My main…

Càrn an Fhreiceadain

Sunday 21 July 2013 16.9 km/660 m/04:30 hrs Corbett: Càrn an Fhreiceadain (No. 62) Due to a two-day Outdoor First Aid Course which was supposed to take place in Newtonmore, I had booked two nights at the excellent Newtonmore Hostel. However, a couple of days before, I was informed that the location of the course had been…