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The Cheviot, Cocklawfoot circuit

The Cheviot and Donald top, West Cairn. 12.55 to 1955 (7hrs) Ewan, Cody and I from Oxnam self catering - Newbigging Croft. Perfect walking day, sunny spells and clouds with decent breeze. Took our descent route from 3 amigos Windy Gyle outing. Plenty decent breaks whenever Ewan requested. Pavement w...
by St Pedro
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:54 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: The Cheviot, Cocklawfoot circuit
Replies: 0
Views: 1

Re: Help needed with National Parks survey

Done
by St Pedro
Wed May 27, 2020 11:46 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Help needed with National Parks survey
Replies: 4
Views: 413

Re: The Rough Bounds Conundrum

lots of weekend options in this area We did 5 corbetts + Munro (I returned later for Sgurr Mhurlagain, but pal did the 6 corbetts) from Strathan, Loch Arkaig. arrived tea time on Friday night, walked into kinbreak bothy over Fraoch Bheinn (Jamie also included SM). This is a superb bothy, fire and sl...
by St Pedro
Mon May 11, 2020 3:15 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The Rough Bounds Conundrum
Replies: 11
Views: 928

Re: Tonight: Andy Kirkpatrick on Denali (aka Mt McKinley)

cheers, i enjoyed that last night
by St Pedro
Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:05 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Tonight: Andy Kirkpatrick on Denali (aka Mt McKinley)
Replies: 2
Views: 374

Re: Fisherfield question

Just mapped our long weekend outing

44.5 km and 3166m of ascent

fantastic
by St Pedro
Wed Apr 29, 2020 1:39 pm
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Fisherfield question
Replies: 35
Views: 1751

Re: Fisherfield question

Good feed at Aultguish Inn to set us up for weekend. Our group of 6 with 3 tents walked in late on a Friday night from Dundonnell and camped at riverside by end of track 11pm, twilight on a track meant no navigation issues . flat grassy area below Cnoc nan Righreon. Next morning headed up Beinn a'Ch...
by St Pedro
Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:19 am
 
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Fisherfield question
Replies: 35
Views: 1751

Dollar Law Donald circuit - D59-62

Solo overnight after Hampden WC win against Slovakia 1-0, with o.g. in 89 mins. Wee birthday treat to myself. late start after dozing until 9.30, bfast and on hill eventually. 1100-1630. Forgot camera and weather excellent, cold but clear. steep start, 500m ascent to DL (1200), few texts then contin...
by St Pedro
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:53 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Dollar Law Donald circuit - D59-62
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Kinlochourn, Bhuide Beinn - C133 (LW)

1315-1845, John, Jamie, Jerry for Sherpa penultimate Corbett end of lads week 2016 @ red house Dornie. 22 miles single track road takes 45m driving, wee delay due to campervans side door malfunction. Tearoom start and Arnisdale track 'brutal', before superb 2nd stalkers path to 660m and final grassy...
by St Pedro
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:28 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Kinlochourn, Bhuide Beinn - C133 (LW)
Replies: 0
Views: 14

Glen Elchaig, Aonach Buidhe - C132 (LW)

rest day yesterday 1000-1630, John and I - cycling approach to Iron lodge much to OBC delight. Few Heilan coos to shift... 1.5hrs in rain = soaked, weather excellent for hill tho quick 3hr up and down S ridge to summit over grassy terrain superb views over to Torridon from cairn. 1hr cycle back agai...
by St Pedro
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:19 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Glen Elchaig, Aonach Buidhe - C132 (LW)
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Beinn Loinne - C131 (LW)

1345-1845, Derek and I today Day 5 lads week, rest of team all crocked cold, bad hip, sore backs etc 45min on old Skye road past start of south glen Shiel route to 430m bealach. claggy and damp - bog crossing to 550m then not too bad if stick to crest "bony ridge" in Gaelic, summit in 2h35...
by St Pedro
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:14 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Beinn Loinne - C131 (LW)
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Torridon, Sgurrs nan Lochan Uaine & Dubh - C129-130 (LW)

1100-1715, Jamie and I from Ling hut excellent outing - rocky traverse - windy but sunny, views extensive lads week 2016 @ redhouse Dornie 1h15min drive to Beinn Eighe car park. Excellent stalkers path past Ling hut and 1h15m into coire. I'm in zone not paying attention and go too far - foot Beinn L...
by St Pedro
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Torridon, Sgurrs nan Lochan Uaine & Dubh - C129-130 (LW)
Replies: 0
Views: 13

Sgurr An Airgid - C128 (LW)

John and I afternoon outing excellent stalkers path - found out at end starts right behind graveyard car park.. parked by graveyard and try to find old stalkers path shown on OS map. Excellent stalkers path to bealach, quick break then follow path and "easy" 260m ascent to summit. Long bre...
by St Pedro
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:01 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Sgurr An Airgid - C128 (LW)
Replies: 0
Views: 14

3rd time S Glen Shiel ridge - 7M+ (LW)

Lads week Dornie 2 - 0915 to 2045 Prime(2nd time), square, cube, Jerry on 100th quest, my 3rd time. Weather decent, some clouds throughout day, but views intermittent Excellent team outing lots up n downs but nothing over 150m Jerry does visit last summit after threatening to bypass to remain on 99....
by St Pedro
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:56 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: 3rd time S Glen Shiel ridge - 7M+ (LW)
Replies: 0
Views: 15

Am Bathach - C127 (LW@Red House, Dornie)

start lads week 2016 @ red house Dornie all 10 of us on hill + Hamish - Jerry snooze at foot as not slept since Edinburgh night out, Irish whiskey arsed by 5.30am!! Easy going on path to summit, nae problems. jamie,Jim,Cub, Oli, M2 head off to include Munro Ciste Dubh. Good views and weather, quick ...
by St Pedro
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:46 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Am Bathach - C127 (LW@Red House, Dornie)
Replies: 0
Views: 14

Hogmanay, Mount Battock - C113

jim, john (11am to 4pm) Hogmanay Hill Bash, picked up at 7.30am. purdys coffee house in Forfar for breakfast glen esk approach from millden excellent tracks for grouse shooting access Weather decent dry, light breeze - wintry on tops - light dusting and frozen ground. Tracks awesome past impressive ...
by St Pedro
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:35 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Hogmanay, Mount Battock - C113
Replies: 0
Views: 14
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