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Munros Cairn of Claise, Carn an Tuirc

New campervan trip 26 1st 2020. Warm dry day, no wind. From our overnight at a layby on the Linn of Dee road NO119897 we drove to Auchallater. Biked to the loch. Then on foot past Corie Loch Kander and onto Cairn of Claise. Then round to Carn an Tuirc. Mostly estate track but some grass sections. Bi...
by johnnycool
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:04 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Munros Cairn of Claise, Carn an Tuirc
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Views: 46

MTB and on foot Creag an Dail Bheag, Culardoch

New campervan trip 26 1st 2020. Dry, no wind, slightly chilly at first but pleasant en route. Tops in mist but cleared as the morning progressed. From our overnight at Cambus O' May we drove to Keiloch walkers' car park. Biked to Bealach Dearg. On foot to Cullardoch, still in mist. Short descent on ...
by johnnycool
Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:42 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: MTB and on foot Creag an Dail Bheag, Culardoch
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Views: 43

MTB route to Mount Keen from Ballater

New campervan trip 26 1st 2020. Dry very little wind, pleasant hill temperature. Drove from our overnight at Cambus o' May to Ballater. Left Ballater at 08.50 and biked to Mount Keen leaving my bike at NO407894 (11.00). From there 55 minutes to the summit and 30 minutes back to bike. Then out along ...
by johnnycool
Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:12 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: MTB route to Mount Keen from Ballater
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Beinn Lutharn Mhor and two tops

New campervan trip 26 1st 2020. High WNW winds, short sharp showers, some sunny interludes, cool. Biked from our overnight in van at Linn of Dee to Inverey and along estate track to Altanour Lodge. Left bike a 200m or so further on from the ruin. On foot to Beinn Luthern Beag. Then to Mam nan Carn a...
by johnnycool
Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:03 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Beinn Lutharn Mhor and two tops
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Views: 46

Criffel from New Abbey

New campervan trip No. 26 1st 2020 Warm with brisk WNW breeze. Drove from Castle Point campsite to Sweetheart abbey car park. Part MTB part walk to Criffel. Tried a path up the shoulder of the subsidiary hill Cairn Knockendoch through the wood. Very boggy and narrow. After some 30min I decided to ab...
by johnnycool
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:44 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Criffel from New Abbey
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Views: 42

Ben Shieldaig

Campervan trip 11 2007.
From Shieldaig Crofters' field WC 51 I ran along the road to NG833536 and climbed up by burn and round to corrie and re-entrant to bealach. South summit then north summit. Descended same way as ascent.
Returned to WC 51.
by johnnycool
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:47 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben Shieldaig
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Views: 66

Cairnharrow John Scott's birthday walk

Campervan trip 09 2007.
Stormy unsettled weather. At Newton camp site (Mrs Hamilton) for the late John Scott's birthday celebration. With Jean, Lindsay and family, Chris and Chrissy.
Climbed Cairnharrow with the group.
Previous ascents 28 April 2007, 29 April 2007. Separate entries for these days.
by johnnycool
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:22 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cairnharrow John Scott's birthday walk
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Reccys for Paps of Jura race

Campervan trip 06 2007 Reccys for the Paps of Jura race: 19 May:Drove to Craighouse and did reccy of check points 1 and 2 in very misty wet and windy weather. Jean went to Jura House gardens. 20 May: Good clear day over Paps. Did entire route to 3 arch bridge. 6 hr 20 min. 24 May: Did reccy with Ste...
by johnnycool
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:54 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Reccys for Paps of Jura race
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Views: 66

Fionn Bhealach

Campervan trip 06 2nd 2007.
From our WC 01 Sannox bay I walked through wood with Brian Kerslake over to Fionn Bhealach and down to Laggan for return along coastal path.
by johnnycool
Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:00 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Fionn Bhealach
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Views: 74

Cir Mhor, Caisteal Abhail via the Witches Step

Campervan trip 06 2nd 2007.
From our wild camp at Sannox WC 01 I ran Witches Step, Caisteal Abhail, Cir Mhor, The Saddle, Glen Sannox.
Other associated routes on 10/09/2006, 06/05/2008, 08/05/2008, 27/04/2016. Separate entries for these routes.
by johnnycool
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:57 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cir Mhor, Caisteal Abhail via the Witches Step
Replies: 0
Views: 57

Cairnharrow via Barholm Hill

Campervan trip 06 2nd 2007. Staying at Newton (Mrs Hamilton's farm) near Gatehouse of Fleet. Kayaked in very strong E wind for just a short time. Afternoon run to Cairnharrow direct: across farm field by Laggan farm then via Barholm hill. Previous ascent the day before 27 April. Separate entry for t...
by johnnycool
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:30 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cairnharrow via Barholm Hill
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Cairnharrow via Laggan road

Campervan trip 06 2nd 2007. Staying at Newton (Mrs Hamilton's farm) near Gatehouse of Fleet.
Afternoon ran to Cairnharrow via Laggan road.
Another ascent the next day 29 April. Separate entry for this day.
by johnnycool
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:26 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cairnharrow via Laggan road
Replies: 0
Views: 68

Bike ride Bealach Na Ba circuit

Campervan trip 013 2008. From Shieldaig Crofters' field where we were staying in the van. Bike ride south to Tornapress then up Bealach na Ba. Descent to Applecross and coastal route north to Shieldaig. 4hr 40min. Bealach Na Ba circuit for John North's birthday ride 1st May 2012. Separate entry for ...
by johnnycool
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:55 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Bike ride Bealach Na Ba circuit
Replies: 0
Views: 67

Fell running from Lochranza

Campervan trip 013 2008.
Fell run up Gleann Easan Biorach, Beinn Bhreac, Meall Mor, Creagan Nan.
by johnnycool
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:02 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Fell running from Lochranza
Replies: 0
Views: 59

Arisaig: Sgurr an Albanaich

Campervan trip 035 2012
Staying at Portnadoran Sunnyside campsite.
Drove to Arisaig. Paper. Fell run to Sgurr an Albanaich NM687882. On the return the dogs set off a large fox. I brought them back on the whistle. Met Mark Graham on the track back to Arisaig.
Return to campsite.
by johnnycool
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:22 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Arisaig: Sgurr an Albanaich
Replies: 0
Views: 70
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