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A walk around the Afton hills

A round of the Afton hills 22/04/2021 Blackcraig, Windy Standard. 22km 1000m 7.30h First real day out for 19 months, Solo trip thus saved any embarrassment I might have enroute. Drive the Afton glen to my usual parking place turn the car then gear up. The short route, across field, river then a stee...
by Benaden887
Mon Apr 26, 2021 8:40 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A walk around the Afton hills
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Strathfarrar to Strathconon

Strathfarrar to Strathconon. 11/04/2003 An Sidhean and Bac an Eich. 23km 1322m 8.30h The club returns to Milton Cottage gate today with a fresh team for the Strathfarrar Munros. Some nine years since I was last here. Drove the glen eight times, today Big Neil is at the wheel with Billy Kenny and I. ...
by Benaden887
Fri Mar 26, 2021 4:04 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Strathfarrar to Strathconon
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Views: 175

A weekend in Strathfarrar day 3

A weekend in Strathfarrar. Day three 02/05/1994 Maoile Lunndaidh and An Sithean. 25km 1380m 11.30h The club has permission for a flexible timetable in the glen. Another early start. Sarah`s husbands coming to collect her so just Alan and Andy with me today Drive the glens 17 miles for the Morar dam ...
by Benaden887
Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:35 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A weekend in Strathfarrar day 3
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A weekend in Strathfarrar day 2

A weekend in Strathfarrar. Day two 01/05/1994 Sgurr na Ruaidhe,Carn nan Gobher, Sgurr a`Choire Ghlais & Sgurr Fuar thuill. 18km 1540m 7.30h The club has permission for a flexible timetable in the glen. The Strathfarrar Four. This routing of the Strathfarrar four is as laid out in the SMC book, t...
by Benaden887
Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:15 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A weekend in Strathfarrar day 2
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A weekend in Strathfarrar

A weekend in Strathfarrar day one 30/04/1994 Carn nan Gobhar, Sgurr na Lapaich, An Riabhachan, An Socash. 24.5k 1880m 11hrs The club has permission for a flexible timetable in the glen. I drive Andy Alan and Sarah up Glen Cannich to a rented static caravan for a Munro bashing w/e. We debunk the gear...
by Benaden887
Mon Mar 15, 2021 5:10 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A weekend in Strathfarrar
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A corker of a day in Torridon

A corker of a day in Torridon. 19/09/1998 Ruadh stac Mhor, Ruadh stac Beag and Meall a`Ghiubhis 21km 1840m 11h This pairing of the Torridon group, is as laid out in the SMC book, the Corbetts with some wee additions. The KMC are staying at the hostel tacked onto Kinlochewe hotel. With the team Slioc...
by Benaden887
Tue Mar 09, 2021 6:02 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A corker of a day in Torridon
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A day on the Cuillin

A day on the Cuillin 21/06/2007 Am Basteir Bruach na Frithe and Sgurr a Mhadaidh. Its fair to say one of my someday ambitions would be a complete traverse of Skye`s Cuillin Ridge. The KMC are at Skye walkers hostel this w/e and the forecast according to our hosts is to be good. It was. Having previo...
by Benaden887
Sat Feb 20, 2021 3:18 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A day on the Cuillin
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Another day with two Corbetts.

Another day with two more Corbetts 15/04/2001 Cul Beag and Cul Mor 19.2km 1846m 9.5h. This pairing of the Coigach group, is as laid out in the SMC book, the Corbetts and other hills, with extra bits tacked on. The KMC are staying at Inchnadamp Caving club hut this w/e, with Rachel wanting a restful ...
by Benaden887
Wed Feb 17, 2021 1:18 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Another day with two Corbetts.
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Re: An Teallach in winter

Glad u liked it, I`d upped my gear by then forgoing the older Helly hansons.
by Benaden887
Thu Feb 11, 2021 11:41 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: An Teallach in winter
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An Teallach in winter

An Teallach in winter. 16.5km 1780m 12h. 04/03/1995 The KMC are having a winter w/e @ Sail Mhor croft with the queen of Scottish mountains in our sights. A previous club visit to Shenaval bothy for the Fisherfield six gave my first closeup of the task ahead. The red glow of a setting sun highlighted...
by Benaden887
Sun Feb 07, 2021 2:32 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: An Teallach in winter
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A few Corbetts more

A few Corbetts more 14/04/2001 Meall Horn and Meallan Liath Coire Mhic Dhughaill 24.5km 1600m 10.5h. The KMC are staying at Inchnadamp Caving club hut this w/e and I`ve unfinished business to tidy up. On the A808 just short of Achnafarry we turn onto a bridge and enter the Reay forest estate, park, ...
by Benaden887
Fri Feb 05, 2021 4:55 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A few Corbetts more
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Views: 234

Not quite the Lawers group

Not quite the Lawers group. 02/02/1991 Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers, An Stuc, Meall Garbh and Meall Greig. 18Km 1600m. 8h. The heavy snowfall this year, had led to many minor roads being blocked, thus prevented our Glen Lyon approach; so Meall a` Choire Leath and Meall Corranaich will just have to wait f...
by Benaden887
Thu May 07, 2020 5:08 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Not quite the Lawers group
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Views: 481

Eastern Fannichs

The Eastern Fannichs An Coileachann, Meall Gorm, Sgurr Mor and Beinn Liath Mhor Fannichs 03/12/ 1994 24km 1780m 8h The KMC, are having a w/e winter break @ the Achnasheen hotel and I`ve called in a favour to access these eastern hills from Fannich lodge. Only 7 of us, in two cars, the other members ...
by Benaden887
Wed Apr 29, 2020 7:08 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Eastern Fannichs
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Braemar Corbetts

A weekend clutch o the Braemar Corbetts 8/ 07/ 2006 Carn na Drochaide, Carn na Criche and Culardoch. 34 km /5km road walking. 1410m. 10h. The KMC are at Rucksacks BH this w/e. Kenny`s group head to the Linn o Dee, Munro bound. I bum a lift to the empty gatehouse guarding Victoria bridge, the posh en...
by Benaden887
Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:41 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Braemar Corbetts
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Views: 556

Central Cairngorms

Central Cairngorms Derry Cairngorm, Beinn Mheadhoin, Beinn a Chaorainn and Beinn Bhreac 28/ 8/ 93 32km 1880m 10.30h Darren and Sarah having called off, I`m here at the Linn o Dee cp with Robert, for my day shot.. Being that he`s taught me in my 50s how to ski, I feel he`s due a “Jack day”. Gear up a...
by Benaden887
Mon Apr 13, 2020 5:11 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Central Cairngorms
Replies: 0
Views: 468
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