Curved Ridge + The Zig Zags (Glencoe)

Thursday 24 July 2014: Buachaille Etive Mòr Friday 25 July 2014: Geàrr Aonach + Bidean nam Bian Day 1, Thursday 24 July 2014 Buachaille Etive Mòr via Curved Ridge 13.1 km/987 m/07:45 hrs Munros (2nd round): Stob Dearg + Stob na Bròige (No’s. 52 + 53) Munro Tops: Stob na Doire + Stob Coire Altruim (No’s. 71 + 72)  Curved Ridge is, along with…

Meall Dearg (Liathach) + Beinn Eighe

Wednesday 09 July 2014: Meall Dearg Thursday 10 July 2014: Beinn Eighe + Tops Day 1, Wednesday 09 July 2014 Meall Dearg via Coire na Caime 16.6 km/1071 m/08:30 hrs Munro Top: Meall Dearg (No. 64)  Meall Dearg is supposed to be the most difficult Munro Top on the mainland, and I had been waiting quite a while for…

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…

Munro Completion on the InPin – at last!

Friday 16 August 2013 9.1 km/1062 m/07:30 hrs Munros: Sgùrr Dearg – Inaccessible Pinnacle (No. 282) 2nd round: Sgùrr na Banachdich (No. 1) Munro Top: Sgùrr na Banachdich – Central Top (No. 1) A few days after my return from Skye, I read a post on the walkhighlands forum that sounded extremely interesting: A small…

Angel’s Peak via NE Ridge

Wednesday 31 July 2013 28.5 km/1549 m/12:00 hrs Angel’s Peak/Sgòr an Lochain Uaine had been my 100th Munro, which I had climbed on a backpacking trip in gorgeous weather back in August 2009. On that day I had been particularly fascinated by Coire an Lochain Uaine with its blue (green?) loch shining in the sun…

Beinn Alligin

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 11.4 km/1182 m/07:00 hrs I was going to climb Beinn Alligin in a clockwise direction, saving the best (the Horns) for last, and started off on the standard route from the car park by the bridge over the Abhainn Coire Mhic Nòbuil. Looking across to the Eag Dubh and the Horns…

Ben More (Mull) via Beinn Fhada

Day 1 Travelling from Comrie to Tobermory Day 2 Beinn Fhada and Ben More Day 1 Travelling from Comrie to Tobermory Monday 15 October 2012 No walking today, just driving – but the weather was so gorgeous I just had to add some photos of the day! Although it had been a cold night in…