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Yes Tor and High Wilhays: Bleak Beauty

We had come down to Dartmoor and Devon to see various family members and to reach the summit of the two Nuttalls in the area: Yes Tor and High Willhays. We decided to meet at the Meldon Reservoir at 10am. The Okehampton firing range was not active today thankfully .The website warned of unexploded m...
by 15pearsonT
Fri Oct 23, 2020 11:22 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Yes Tor and High Wilhays: Bleak Beauty
Replies: 0
Views: 114

The Western Black Mountains

We knew we were in for a great walk when we looked at the long grassy ridges from the valley far below and glimpsed at the cloudy blue sky above. We arrived at our starting point, a few miles north of Llanbedr, at 11am after a 2 hour drive. Me and my dad had previously been here but had never combin...
by 15pearsonT
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:20 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: The Western Black Mountains
Replies: 1
Views: 184

Coast to Coast Stage 5

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50286556126_fb82e7768c_b.jpg Me and Fintan near the summit of Kidsty Pike the highest point on the Coast to Coast https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50286556221_59a2eeb1a2_b.jpg Haweswater was beautiful but a long slog around the lake to Burnbanks with Dad and F...
by 15pearsonT
Sun Aug 30, 2020 5:21 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Coast to Coast Stage 5
Replies: 0
Views: 15

Coast to Coast Stage 5

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50286556126_fb82e7768c_b.jpg Me and Fintan near the summit of Kidsty Pike the highest point on the Coast to Coast https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50286556221_59a2eeb1a2_b.jpg Haweswater was beautiful but a long slog around the lake to Burnbanks with Dad and F...
by 15pearsonT
Sun Aug 30, 2020 5:21 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Coast to Coast Stage 5
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Coast to Coast Day 2

our_route.gpx https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50239489288_baa2ef4ee8_b.jpg Ennerdale lake looking beautiful in the mid morning sun https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50240352012_c3542e4913_b.jpg Fintan next to Ennerdale lake https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50240351537_96ed6140e5_b.jpg Crum...
by 15pearsonT
Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:36 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Coast to Coast Day 2
Replies: 0
Views: 13

Ben Wyvis

Me, Fintan, Mom and Dad on a cloudy day, scattered showers our_route.gpx https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50229440266_3994cfb858_b.jpg Me and Mom on top of Glas Leathad Mor https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50229658042_0bb5f552a5_b.jpg Looking back at the route from the start, which was just so...
by 15pearsonT
Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:01 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben Wyvis
Replies: 0
Views: 29

Hay Bluff, Twmpa and beyond...

After waiting for one of the only free days in terms of decent weather and a few views we set off for the two hour drive at 7am to Capel Y Ffin, a small hamlet nestled on the Wales-English border ; a perfect starting point for the traverse of the Eastern Black Mountains. our_route.gpx Me, my Dad and...
by 15pearsonT
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:15 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Hay Bluff, Twmpa and beyond...
Replies: 0
Views: 176

A circular walk from Hay on Wye in the Black Mountains

With Dad, Joe and Hattie on New Years Eve misty on top of Hay Bluff https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50226283771_d90c443261_b.jpg Hattie on top of Hay Bluff https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50226283716_76b720d7ac_b.jpg Hay Bluff Summit https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50225642993_9834c3f099...
by 15pearsonT
Fri Aug 14, 2020 8:15 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: A circular walk from Hay on Wye in the Black Mountains
Replies: 0
Views: 30

Ben Lomond

With Dad and Fintan on a misty day Up tourist route and Ptarmigan down would like to do the approach from Comer farm next time. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50226411037_a9f0487553_b.jpg On the way up https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50226410967_83d290c955_b.jpg Looking back towards the isl...
by 15pearsonT
Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:34 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben Lomond
Replies: 0
Views: 34

Ben Vorlich and Stuc a Chroin on a misty day

With Dad and Fintan didn't take any photos
Went round the left side of the Stuc a Chroin buttress somehow

our_route.gpx Open full screen  NB: Walkhighlands is not responsible for the accuracy of gpx files in users posts

by 15pearsonT
Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:22 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben Vorlich and Stuc a Chroin on a misty day
Replies: 0
Views: 44

Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas: the first Munros

our_route.gpx with Dad, Fintan and Malcolm on a beautiful and perfect day for the first munros https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50215000612_2866579be1_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50214729181_d618cfe969_b.jpg On the way up at 3pm https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50214209758_5aa8c...
by 15pearsonT
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:09 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas: the first Munros
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Cairn Gorm from the Ski Centre

our_route.gpx Me, Dad and Fintan Started off late at around 1pm https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50214863262_33647b3e90_b.jpg Loch Morlich from the Ski Centre Car Park https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50214589301_e5b7a30603_b.jpg Me and Fintan at the summit of Cairn Gorm which we reached at 1...
by 15pearsonT
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:11 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cairn Gorm from the Ski Centre
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Caer Caradoc and the Lawley

Can't remember where we started- a vague memory of one of the paths leading up from Church Stretton to start. Copied most of route out of Trail Magazine. With Dad, Fintan, Joe, Phil and Peter our_route.gpx https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50210842848_716e71d10c_b.jpg Caer Caradoc in the distance ...
by 15pearsonT
Mon Aug 10, 2020 8:18 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: Caer Caradoc and the Lawley
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Fionn Bheinn: Undulating Bog and Great Views

our_route.gpx Started at 9am with Mom and Dad and Fintan. Got to to the summit after going through lots of bog and pathless terrain Beautiful views at the summit Started to rain when descending, went over Creagan nan Loagh instead on the way back as it was less boggy compared to the lower ground. h...
by 15pearsonT
Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:08 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Fionn Bheinn: Undulating Bog and Great Views
Replies: 0
Views: 46

A cracking traverse of Beinn Alligin

Beinn Alligin. The least complex of the trio of Torridonian sandstone mountains which rise above Glen Torridon like "prehistoric monsters"(Storer)- a scenic gem to behold in your lifetime. As we drove towards Torridon from Shieldaig, the views astonished me like none other; little did I kn...
by 15pearsonT
Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:13 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A cracking traverse of Beinn Alligin
Replies: 2
Views: 363
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