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Cul Beag

We decided to tackle Cul Beag for two reasons one my knees were sore and the weather forecast was for nil chance of cloud free hills. The drive up was nice with great views across to the summer isles as we passed the beach at Ardmair. We missed the start point because of my poor navigation and ended...
by David Lyall
Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:02 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cul Beag
Replies: 0
Views: 42

Am Faochagach

Second day of walking with Iain from our base at Ullapool. $matches[2] After yesterday my right knee was very sore tendon at the side giving me sharp pain so I was a bit worried about managing to the top and back, but we took our time and completed walk. From the car park the start is boggy and furt...
by David Lyall
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:48 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Am Faochagach
Replies: 0
Views: 43

Sgurr nan Clach Geala, Ullapool

Staying at the youth hostel in Ullapool with Iain Cameron for three days walking. $matches[2] Today was our first day and we decided to tackle 3 which were about half an hour drive from the hostel, it was about nine by the time we started walking and we made good time on a track which let down to a ...
by David Lyall
Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:26 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Sgurr nan Clach Geala, Ullapool
Replies: 0
Views: 41

Mayar and Driesh

A very special 2 Munro’s gift to me by Kirsty and Rebecca on my 60th birthday. I arrived back from a great holiday holiday in York with Elaine and opened my present only to discover I was of to stay at St Cyrus for a couple of nights and we were all going to Glen Doll to climb Mayar and Driesh. $mat...
by David Lyall
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:50 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Mayar and Driesh
Replies: 0
Views: 47

Stob Ban and Mullach nan Coirean

Zach and I set off from Dumbarton at 6.30 arrived at the Polldubh car park just after 8.30. Zach insisted I have a coffee and scone before we set off. I followed the walk directions on Walkhighlands, heading for Stob Ban first weather was very warm to begin with, I was down to my shirt and Zach was ...
by David Lyall
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:02 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Stob Ban and Mullach nan Coirean
Replies: 0
Views: 59

The Cobbler

Great day with Martin Kyle weather was amazing. We set off from the car park at 7.45 so there were only a few a head of us. just a nice pace and ideal to keep my fitness up.
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by David Lyall
Sun May 12, 2019 8:49 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: The Cobbler
Replies: 0
Views: 75

Meall nan Eun

This was a follow up hill that i should have done last year along with Stob Coir an Albannaich, but Zach disappeared back to the car, so this time I left him at home.It was a great run up and the clouds were lifting off the tops when arrived just after 8.30. the start was easy enough then into the g...
by David Lyall
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:43 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Meall nan Eun
Replies: 0
Views: 75

Ben Lomond

Kirsty very kindly joined me for my first proper hill walk since I broke my ankle on the 31/12/2018. The weather was fine and dry and it was the first time I had completed the Ptarmigan Ridge and Kirsty’s first Munro. Top was covered in cloud and Zach ran after sheep on the way down which nearly kil...
by David Lyall
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:10 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben Lomond
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Bla Bheinn

I set of from Dornie just after 9, my walking partner Steven was going to come along and walk part of the way because his knees were giving him bother, but a warning light came on in his car and he turned back. I had a nice run over to Skye and got parked up and set of at 10. The car park was quite ...
by David Lyall
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:59 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Bla Bheinn
Replies: 0
Views: 463

The Saddle Forcan Ridge and Sgurr na Sgine

Still staying at the Dornie hotel, Steven hurt his knees yesterday so I’m tackling this one on my own. I parked and set of from the side of the road at 9.30 after a full cooked breakfast. The forecast was for showers. I followed the route on walkhighlands, the stalkers path was great and made a very...
by David Lyall
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:24 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: The Saddle Forcan Ridge and Sgurr na Sgine
Replies: 0
Views: 478

Beinn Sgritheall

$matches[2] $matches[2] Steven and I were staying at Dornie hotel the weather forecast was pretty poor, but we decided to head out after a large cooked breakfast by the time we had made up our minds and travelled round to near Arnisdale village it was 11 o’clock. We started at the side of the road ...
by David Lyall
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:05 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Beinn Sgritheall
Replies: 0
Views: 380

Ciste Dhubh and Am Bathach

First day of our autumn walking holiday staying at the Donnie hotel. $matches[2] I left Dumbarton at 6.30 to meet Steven at the car park opposite the Cluanie Inn. We both arrived early about 9.30. We took the cars about 1 km east to a car park at the side of a felled plantation. The weather was bett...
by David Lyall
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:38 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ciste Dhubh and Am Bathach
Replies: 0
Views: 93

Liathach

I set of from Kincraig at 7.30, John was setting off latter on heading to Dumbarton with Mum who had been invited to the royal wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle $matches[2] I really enjoyed my first drive to Torridon there is a great view of Liathach as you get near Torridon which wetted my a...
by David Lyall
Mon May 28, 2018 7:29 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Liathach
Replies: 0
Views: 130

Beinn Eighe

A great day with the Monifieth Hillwalking and Rambling club. Present on the walk was Kay, Teresa, Chris, John, Robin and Steven. We set off from the car park about 9am after leaving a car parked 2 km up the road which came in very hand at the end of the day. It was a very long walk in on a well-con...
by David Lyall
Mon May 21, 2018 7:28 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Beinn Eighe
Replies: 0
Views: 112

Fiona Bheinn

I set off from Torridon Youth Hostil on my own as the rest of the party felt they had done enough yesterday on Ben Eighe. It was a straightforward walk from the village of Achnashen. Mostly grassy and less steep than the previous two days. The cloud was above the tops and the rain stayed off all day...
by David Lyall
Mon May 21, 2018 6:46 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Fiona Bheinn
Replies: 0
Views: 115
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