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,…

Mullach Clach a’ Bhlàir

Sunday 10 November 2013 22.2 km/923 m/07:15 hrs Munro (2nd round): Mullach Clach a’ Bhlàir (No. 30) Full winter conditions on the hills and a nice, sunny day were perfect for another “stroll” up one of those straightforward, rounded Munros: This time it was Mullach Clach a’ Bhlàir, easily accessible from Glen Feshie and only a short drive from Inverness.…

Meall na Teanga and Sròn a’ Choire Ghairbh

Monday 04 November 2013 18.5 km/1207 m/07:00 hrs The first snow… a good opportunity to climb the “easy” Loch Lochy Munros again. I used the standard route from Kilfinnan which starts with a few kilometres along a track through Kilfinnan Wood. At a small cairn a path branches off to the right, leading out of the forest and along the Allt Glas-Dhoire.…

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)…

Munros and Tops N of Glen Affric

Saturday 28 September 2013: Toll Creagach + Tom a’ Chòinich (11.6 km, 1072 m) Sunday 29 September 2013: Carn Eige, Beinn Fhionnlaidh + Mullach na Dheiragain (14.7 km, 1272 m) Monday 30 September 2013: Sgùrr nan Ceathreamhnan + An Socach (20.5 km, 1023 m) Tuesday 01 October 2013: Loch Affric – Chisholme Bridge (8.7 km, 245…

Tranter’s Round, Part One

Monday 23 September 2013: Mullach nan Coirean, Stob Bàn + Sgùrr a’ Mhàim (18.6 km, 1731 m) Tuesday 24 September 2013: Am Bodach, Stob Coire a’ Chàirn, An Gearanach + Na Gruagaichean (10.7 km, 1018 m) Wednesday 25 September 2013: Coire an Lochain – Glen Nevis – Corrour (21.5 km, 359 m) Day 1, Monday 23…

Màm Sodhail

Saturday 14 September 2013 24.7 km/1463 m/09:45 hrs Munro (2nd round): Màm Sodhail (No. 13) Munro Tops: Sgùrr na Lapaich, Mullach Cadha Rainich, Creag Coire nan Each + An Tudair (Nos. 10 – 13) I had a plan to climb the Munros between Loch Mullardoch and Loch Affric in a multi-day trip, but finding a logical…