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Corserine and friends

Five of us, set out from Forrest Lodge on a morning of low cloud cover with no hills visible in any direction, Followed route as described in WH. Path through forrest very boggy but when we emerged onto open hillside the first view of Corserine was brilliant. Good path climbs out of the woods and up...
by Stainless
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:41 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Corserine and friends
Replies: 0
Views: 915

Re: Coast to Coast (but a bit missing!!)

Cape Wrath Trail has been mentioned in conversation a few times but could be out of some of the guys' comfort zone,would exclude the two drivers and tenting may be frowned on. Have to look seriously at route options.
by Stainless
Sun May 15, 2011 9:22 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Long Distance routes
Topic: Coast to Coast (but a bit missing!!)
Replies: 5
Views: 3317

The Glyders

Superb walk high above Llyn Idwal, (a beautiful place in its own right) amongst fabulous scenery. Walked with Mags and Doug on another hot and sunny day, two days after Snowdon, from car park at Idwal cottage. Followed well constructed path to outflow of Llyn Idwal and then onto smaller path climbin...
by Stainless
Fri May 13, 2011 2:05 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: The Glyders
Replies: 0
Views: 983

Snowdon

With Doug and Stephen starting from Pen-Y-Pass car park. Very busy with all grades of walkers and all routes popular. Followed Miners Track past Llyn Llydaw to Glaslyn passing old mine workings all the way. Left Stephen to have his lunch and followed path to upper cwm to well engineered zig zag, ste...
by Stainless
Fri May 13, 2011 12:51 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Snowdon
Replies: 0
Views: 934

Helvellyn

Walked with Mags from Thirlemere car park, followed well trodden path beside Helvellyn Gill leading to Browncove Crags and over Lower Man along ridge to summit. Weather warm and sunny to start but top a bit misty and hill very busy with walkers. Returned by same route to car.
by Stainless
Fri May 13, 2011 12:16 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Helvellyn
Replies: 0
Views: 815

Re: Coast to Coast (but a bit missing!!)

Yeah!! sorry about break in completing but had to unexpectedly leave comp and hit submit by mistake
by Stainless
Fri May 13, 2011 8:03 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Long Distance routes
Topic: Coast to Coast (but a bit missing!!)
Replies: 5
Views: 3317

Schiehallion

From car park near farm followed straight forward route up east ridge on to bouldery summit ridge. Due to heavy cloud and overcast conditions no great views but hill quiet with only two other guys out. Chaffy still enjoyed the views he did see and the boulder hopping on top.Returned by outward route...
by Stainless
Wed May 11, 2011 4:49 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Schiehallion
Replies: 0
Views: 971

Meall nan Tarmachan

Tarmachan 006.jpg Parked at visitor centre and walked up minor road onto track and followed well worn path up south ridge on to summit. Weather fine and warm and hill quiet with only two others at top, and good views around. Continued along nice easy ridge over Meall Garbh and Beinn nan Eachan befo...
by Stainless
Wed May 11, 2011 4:10 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Meall nan Tarmachan
Replies: 1
Views: 1137

Coast to Coast (but a bit missing!!)

A group of eight guys set out to do a coast to coast across Scotland to raise money for local charities.Due to time limit, fact that three guys had not done any serious walking and two others could not walk but wanted to go for the trip(took van as backup) the route chosen was pretty easy, :D mainly...
by Stainless
Tue May 10, 2011 6:25 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Long Distance routes
Topic: Coast to Coast (but a bit missing!!)
Replies: 5
Views: 3317

Ben Lawers

Parked at old visitor centre and followed path through nature reserve on to hill path up to south ridge of Beinn Ghlas and all way to top.Very windy on top so just took some photo, dropped down to col and continued up to summit of Ben Lawers. After lunch and photos followed ridge along to Creag an F...
by Stainless
Thu May 05, 2011 4:34 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben Lawers
Replies: 0
Views: 995

The missionary returns

A weekend in Aviemore arranged for the return of Johnny Mac, on leave from his missionary work in Uganda lasting for three years.Travelled up from Killie after work on friday night and had few beers and food at Winkin Owl listening to tales of bandits and safaris from Johnny. Met John Hewitt who all...
by Stainless
Thu May 05, 2011 1:10 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: The missionary returns
Replies: 0
Views: 2553

Re: Greetings all

The cd had details of all the hills done,with whom,weather and notes of encounters(like two women climbing Bidean nam Bian in bikinis) while out, no photos as I am late in discovering the joy of digital so have them on different disc
by Stainless
Wed May 04, 2011 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: Greetings all
Replies: 2
Views: 1139

Greetings all

Just logged on, but used site for few years finding walks suitable for walking virgins. Have been walking for over 40 years and enjoy taking and introducing new group of friends to our great passtime. Have lost my Munro CD with all recorded routes so will have to find old note book and use this site...
by Stainless
Wed May 04, 2011 8:56 am
 
Forum: Say hello...
Topic: Greetings all
Replies: 2
Views: 1139

great view

Headed out despite forecast saying cloudy tops, maybe lifting in afternoon, intending to do both hills as normal. 'Chaffy' was doing route for first time and looking forward to rewarding views.Cloud level never lifted above bealach and plenty of snow on top of hill with visibility of about 20 feet. ...
by Stainless
Wed May 04, 2011 8:22 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: great view
Replies: 0
Views: 1061

wedding day escape

Parked at Succoth car park used for Cobbler,to find pay & display signs but as yet no machine(good job as neither of us had change)which have appeared in last four weeks since we were there.Very enjoyable way to escape all the wedding rubbish on a leisurely walk through nice glen. Done in compan...
by Stainless
Tue May 03, 2011 11:22 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: wedding day escape
Replies: 0
Views: 1015
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