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Carn a chalmain

Long walk 2nd this week weather good low down, cloudy up top. Rocco for company didn't realise it was a munro until on way down perked him when he realised he wondered why he was feelingit! Good chat hardly noticed the walk in felt it on way out its a long one. And a bike would be handy! Job done th...
by tamw51
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:44 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Carn a chalmain
Replies: 0
Views: 7

Bynack More and Barns

Cracking wander. First in a long while and post lockdown restrictions. Left home at 6 walking by 8.10 long way but easy going weather was perfect. Heaving on way back everyone seems to be hitting the hills now.
by tamw51
Sun Jul 12, 2020 5:29 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Bynack More and Barns
Replies: 0
Views: 10

Pentland wander

First proper lockdown stomp testing the legs for return to the munros. Good round added on west cairn hill for extra distance, bit boggy but good weather and hardly anyone else about
by tamw51
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:35 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Pentland wander
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Torridon weekend

Left Edinburgh around 7 with Kyle and met andy g, sean and ire at campsite, rory joined day after. Pitched tents then went to start point. Felt a long slog but braw first summit my favourite of all 4 that weekend . 2nd munro on the mist and clag then steep clamber down scree into corrie spotted the ...
by tamw51
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:43 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Torridon weekend
Replies: 0
Views: 81

Halfway on Liatach

Hard work from word go after bein eighe previous day. Cracking weather despite some light snow, pinnacles easier than made out and made a chabge from walking. Steep descent a killer. Cracking weekend
by tamw51
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:34 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Halfway on Liatach
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Long walk to Dearg

Late start dropped jo and kids in Linlithgow for gala day, arrived blair atholl just before 1 abandoned car in overflowing car park and headed off for long stomp. Easy going along tracks went quickly 3 hours to summit bit less coming down but feet feel like stumps. Not comparable to last months trip...
by tamw51
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:46 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Long walk to Dearg
Replies: 0
Views: 85

Mamore double

Braw day on hills, bit windy but cant complain cracking views and not too hard a walk, driving home hardest part of day. Dreading the duo on the east looks like a long day for 2 wee hills.
by tamw51
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:54 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Mamore double
Replies: 0
Views: 102

Chonzie take 2

First of 2019 certainly blew the cob webs away wind up top was extreme hard to walk good experience not much snow easy walk back down.
by tamw51
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:07 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Chonzie take 2
Replies: 0
Views: 112

Beinn Sguilard

Another straggler left over from an ambitious plan to do 3 with camping gear turned out 2 was plenty, so sguilard had to wait for another day, years later the day came. Mwis stating 90% chance of cloud free summits by late morning so planned on tagging on its near neighbour a Corbett. Was looking fo...
by tamw51
Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:41 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Beinn Sguilard
Replies: 0
Views: 151

last of glen etive

Went to do all 5 in may 2011 but weather was rancid so soggy and miserable bailed after 3 down past robbers falls. What a contrast after 7 years turned out a scorcher, hit meal nan eun first nice walk up glen quite a rough ascent 2.5 hours to flat summit all hills around towered above good views,hea...
by tamw51
Sun May 20, 2018 10:41 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: last of glen etive
Replies: 0
Views: 154

Drumochter 2 in the snow

Left Edinburgh half 7,arrived at lay-by 87 for half 9 ish traffic not ideal. Good squad today Kylie,Max,Gav,Rocco and Ire. Took track up to quarry then took a Right for first of the day, went a wee bit wrong along the way whiteout conditions at points eventually found the fence posts and followed to...
by tamw51
Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:55 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Drumochter 2 in the snow
Replies: 0
Views: 173

Drummochter 4

Good stomp and pretty decent views to be had. Ben alder a definite trip for future, and hopefully tick off the three on other side of a9 in winter. Pretty easy going boggy in places but worst on decent, weather was good definitely turned out better than expected, as were the hills not as bad as lead...
by tamw51
Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:29 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Drummochter 4
Replies: 0
Views: 201

Western Gorms

Solo outing, left the burgh walking for 8.45. Had high hopes for weather but didn't materialise until I was walking down through glen. Long stomp aided by paths so easy enough going and scenery was nice especially glen feshie could feel the ankles by the end of walk after all the solid paths. Back a...
by tamw51
Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:52 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Western Gorms
Replies: 0
Views: 273

First trip to Torridon

Trip planned for months can't plan the weather though. Gav, kylie Andy sean and ire and I planned for 3 days to bag all the torridon hills. Left Edinburgh at 6am arrived at campsite pitched tents walking for 12. No views to be had but weather could have been worse. Bottled the horns as couldn't see ...
by tamw51
Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:19 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: First trip to Torridon
Replies: 0
Views: 207

Finally getting Bein a ghlo.

3rd attempt, 1st attempt in snow ran out of daylight after first 2. 2nd attempt weather was vile so only made carn liath before hastily retreating. So finally got the one out the back bagged. In the clag all day wind was murder by 3rd munro of day. Walk out wasnt too bad path made for rapid progress...
by tamw51
Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:48 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Finally getting Bein a ghlo.
Replies: 0
Views: 219
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