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Three on the North of Loch Quoich

After a slow but pleasant drive, parked up just over the bridge. At 12:15 headed west along the road for a bit then turned uphill following a great path all the way with great views opening up all round. $matches[2] Summited at 14:30 (Sgurr na Mhaoraich). Fantastic views of the backside of the South...
by ianmcr
Tue Aug 18, 2020 2:42 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Three on the North of Loch Quoich
Replies: 0
Views: 110

Bike and Hike Carn an Fhidhleir

Left Linn of Dee at 9:45 and mtb'd up to Geldie Lodge. untitled-9.jpg Sunny and warm. Left bike and headed out on foot 11:00. After a good path, then tough moss and heather the open hillside I reached the ridge and shortly after the summit (Carn an Fhidhleir)13:45. untitled-2-3.jpg untitled-3-3.jpg ...
by ianmcr
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:17 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Bike and Hike Carn an Fhidhleir
Replies: 0
Views: 115

An Soccach

Set off for Braeriach but caution took over as was first real mountain walk after Coronavirus lockdown. It was a fine day climbing with Colin and Sarah. About a 3k walk along the track from Baddoch followed by relatively gentle slopes and the 2k ridge made for a fairly easy restart to the Munro bagg...
by ianmcr
Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:03 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: An Soccach
Replies: 0
Views: 130

Beinn Fhionnlaidh

Climbed by myself on a lovely sunny day. Had a day off work for the Jesus and Mary Chain gig which was cancelled. After a lovely drive up, i left the car at 10:15 and headed uphill summiting at 13:15. Ate my piece, had a cup of tea, took in the views then headed down. Back at car !5:40 ready for the...
by ianmcr
Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:46 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Beinn Fhionnlaidh
Replies: 0
Views: 124

Sgurr nan Conbhrairean

UMC weekend. Climbed with Ivan and Ewan on a nice dry day with sunny intervals. Left car at 9:15 and summited first munro at 11:10. After a wee sandwich continued onto second arriving at 12:20. Then onto third for 13:10. Retraced steps Drochaid anTuill Easaich and descended nice ridge back to the ro...
by ianmcr
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:08 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Sgurr nan Conbhrairean
Replies: 0
Views: 126

Dehydrated round The Ring of Steall

Climbed on a very hot day (the hottest of the year) with Colin and Sarah. Left car at 9:00 and headed up Glen Nevis to Steall falls. Sarah and I crossed the wire bridge and Colin paddled! Traversed the river beneath the falls, some of us with more difficulty than others, then navigated the bog. The ...
by ianmcr
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:59 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Dehydrated round The Ring of Steall
Replies: 0
Views: 156

Sgurr na Ciche

Huge day with UMC (Fergus, Linda, Jenny and Colin). 12 hours from car to return. Some views on first summit but not on second or third. Back to hostel for dinner, beer and bed.

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by ianmcr
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:17 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Sgurr na Ciche
Replies: 0
Views: 123

Ben Cruachan

Climbed with Colin on a fine dry day with high clouds and some sunshine with great views all round. Second time on these hills, this time on a clockwise direction, I had forgotten how bouldery the route to the summit was from the col. Then followed a nice walk round the ridge. Left car at 8:30 and v...
by ianmcr
Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:26 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben Cruachan
Replies: 0
Views: 121

Beinn Liath Mhor and Sgorr Ruadh

Climbed with Fergus after UMC Skye weekend. Left car at Achnashellach station at 10:00 on a dull sometimes drizzly day. We followed a good stalkers path up to the foot of the hill followed by a very steep climb up the nose of the hill to gain the ridge. The ridge was a good walk over quartzite rock ...
by ianmcr
Wed May 29, 2019 9:18 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Beinn Liath Mhor and Sgorr Ruadh
Replies: 0
Views: 163

Bruach na Frithe and Am Basteir

Left Sligachanat 8:30 in drizzle but with summits just visible. Continued up the side of Allt Dearg Mor to the Bealach na Mhaim then analog up onto the Northwest ridge. Once on the ridge tiredness left as the exhilaration of some fine scrambling took hold and the summit came all too soon. After some...
by ianmcr
Wed May 29, 2019 8:44 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Bruach na Frithe and Am Basteir
Replies: 0
Views: 188

Bla Bheinn

Early start from home to travel to Skye for UMC weekend. Left car at 11:50 and headed up the great path to Fionna-choire. After a spot of lunch ascended up the scree slopes before following the path left, followed by a little scrambling and an easy walk to the summit. Summited about 14:00 to find ab...
by ianmcr
Mon May 20, 2019 5:07 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Bla Bheinn
Replies: 0
Views: 163

Bike and Hike Beinn lutharn Mhor

Parked ay Inverey and set off on new old hardtail bought specifically for such a job at around 10:00.A pleasant cycle up Glen Ey without too much effort arriving at Altanour lodge 45min later. After organising myself and a quick refreshment, I set off on foot at 11:00. Soon found out walking in cycl...
by ianmcr
Tue May 14, 2019 10:35 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Bike and Hike Beinn lutharn Mhor
Replies: 1
Views: 972

Creag Meagaidh

Started from the car park on a beautiful sunny morning and continued up the good path to the window. When we got there someone was trying to lower the blinds. Undetered we continued up to Creag Meagaidh. untitled-2.jpg untitled-2-2.jpg untitled-6.jpg untitled-5.jpg A quick bite to eat then back down...
by ianmcr
Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:51 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Creag Meagaidh
Replies: 0
Views: 312

Gairich

A wee trip up to Loch Quoich on the way home from Skye to climb Gairich. The sky was clear as a bell on leaving Skye and a fine view from the summit was hotly anticipated. This was not to be as cloud soon came in and covered the tops. With big boots and gaiters, myself and Fergus left the car about ...
by ianmcr
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:01 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Gairich
Replies: 0
Views: 253

Sgurr a Mhadaidh, Sgurr a Ghreadaidh

Another damp start on Skye. Fergus, Lyndsey and myself left the Glen Brittle youth hostel about 8:30 with hopes that the cloud will lift, I was not very optimistic and was questioning whether we should be doing what we were doing. A heavy shower turned to light rain on the way up to Coire a Ghreadai...
by ianmcr
Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:37 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Sgurr a Mhadaidh, Sgurr a Ghreadaidh
Replies: 0
Views: 245
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