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Cobbler

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A great day out with Rebecca and Ruairidh. Stayed dry all day nice and clear all the way to the last few 100ft. The pace was a bit fast for me. The both threaded the needle with out any help and no problem
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by David Lyall
Mon Nov 15, 2021 9:29 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cobbler
Replies: 0
Views: 6

Beinn a Choin

$matches[2] I was looking for a change and needed to find out how fit I was, so I selected this hill. What a bad choice I made. The first section and top section were ok but the middle section through a planted area where the grass was tall waist and chest hight but fallen over obscuring the ground...
by David Lyall
Sat Sep 04, 2021 7:11 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Beinn a Choin
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Cnoc Coinnich

$matches[2] I set off at 9am from the Ardgartan Visitor Centre on my bike at first over the bridge and down towards Loch Long passed the entrance to the hotel and on along towards Coilessan Glen I left the bike where the road takes a sharp right hand fork up the glen, it looks like I could have bro...
by David Lyall
Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:49 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cnoc Coinnich
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Tullich Hill and Beinn Bhreac

The weather was looking good so I decided to tackle a couple of locals hills while lock down was still a thing. I parked at the walkers parking space and set of in perfect sunshine set off along the road a short distance passed Tullich farm then then of up the hill well sign posted $matches[2] $matc...
by David Lyall
Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:17 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Tullich Hill and Beinn Bhreac
Replies: 0
Views: 388

Glen Finlas near Luss circuit

ABBAB177-5365-4A1E-9A35-FF8FABFB3AAE.jpeg Lock down had me looking for a local walk, I had always wanted to walk round the hills looking down onto the small reservoir of Finlas water near LUSS. I always find the hills around Luss a bit of a slog but today was even worse than I expected. The views w...
by David Lyall
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:42 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Glen Finlas near Luss circuit
Replies: 0
Views: 154

Beinn Chaorach from Glen Fruin

$matches[2] My first proper walk this year, I was not sure where I would end up but just set of on a we reconnoitre. I parked on the A817 beside a mobile mast and the back entrance to Ballyvoulin Farm. Straight across the road through a gate and up a bit of a baggy in places field I mostly followed...
by David Lyall
Mon Dec 07, 2020 5:06 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Beinn Chaorach from Glen Fruin
Replies: 1
Views: 596

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: 199

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: 213

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: 208

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: 210

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: 213

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: 236

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: 239

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: 242

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: 839
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