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Ben Macdui via Carn a'Mhaim

Fantastic walk up and over Carn a'Mhaim to ascend Ben Macdui and then descend towards Hutchinson Memorial Bothy and through Glen Derry. Luckily rain abated after first hour...fairly windy on both tops, as expected but worthwhile for the views and sheer exhilaration...especially walking along Carn a'...
by Ronnie1959
Sun Oct 05, 2014 11:10 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Ben Macdui via Carn a'Mhaim
Replies: 0
Views: 1950

Re: An Garbh Coire, Braeriach, Angel's Peak and Cairn Toul

Thanks very much...Will have a shufty and try
Ron
by Ronnie1959
Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:36 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: An Garbh Coire, Braeriach, Angel's Peak and Cairn Toul
Replies: 3
Views: 1343

Re: An Garbh Coire, Braeriach, Angel's Peak and Cairn Toul

Hello... can any fellow walkers advise how to post photos on to walk blog?

Thanks

Ron
by Ronnie1959
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:48 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: An Garbh Coire, Braeriach, Angel's Peak and Cairn Toul
Replies: 3
Views: 1343

Re: Boots

Thanks to all for advice re purchase of boots.

I managed to buy pair of Meindl Burma Pro. Thus far I have completed 4 walks and suffered no more bruising to my toenails :D

Best

Ronnie
by Ronnie1959
Wed Aug 06, 2014 2:23 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Boots
Replies: 5
Views: 1688

An Garbh Coire, Braeriach, Angel's Peak and Cairn Toul

Cycle into Derry Lodge and walk up Lairig Ghru cutting into An Garbh Coire, where I camped between Angel's Peak and Braeriach. A sincere heads up and thanks very much to fellow walker for the chat and advice and for the very kind present of her map. Event ridden night due to my losing my sleeping ba...
by Ronnie1959
Tue Aug 05, 2014 9:01 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: An Garbh Coire, Braeriach, Angel's Peak and Cairn Toul
Replies: 3
Views: 1343

Re: Mayar and Driesh

jepsonscotland wrote:They are a bonny pair with great views North and West. :wink:
Glad you missed the rain.
It's usually the other way round!! :lol:
Chris



Thanks for your comments.

We both enjoyed our day and are planning Braeriach and Cairn Toul next

Happy trekking

ronnie1959 & Denny
by Ronnie1959
Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:30 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Mayar and Driesh
Replies: 2
Views: 910

Boots

Hello folks I am new to this site and would appreciate any advice re boots. Denny (Jack Russell) and I have now completed 11 Munros. Fortunately her paws are ok, but my boots are dead. I am thinking of buying Meindl Burma Pro and wondered if people could advise if this is a good boot. Thanks ronnie1...
by Ronnie1959
Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:24 pm
 
Forum: Gear and Equipment talk
Topic: Boots
Replies: 5
Views: 1688

Mayar and Driesh

Great walk through the glen with Denny dog, leading the way (as usual). Lovely views back down the glen after our ascent near the waterfall. Lots of wildlife on view, including grouse, phtarmigans, stoats and hares but sadly on this ocassion...no eagles. Hopefully next time? Nice weather on Mayar pl...
by Ronnie1959
Mon Jul 14, 2014 6:31 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Mayar and Driesh
Replies: 2
Views: 910

Re: Devil's Point

dogplodder wrote:Good to meet you and thanks for nobly offering to give up your seat in the fireman's car to save us walking the last 2k back to the car park! :D



Hi

Tried sending you a reply, but I'm a bit of a Luddite on a computer.

Kind regards

Ron and Denny
by Ronnie1959
Mon Jul 07, 2014 4:56 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Devil's Point
Replies: 4
Views: 1328

Re: Devil's Point

Hi Thank you for your message...nice to hear from you. Hope you are well. I enjoyed reading your account of the day. Since I last saw you both, Denny and I have managed another 2 Munros...I've now completed a paltry 7, but hope to complete Braeirach and Cairn Toul over the weekend. Kind regards Ron ...
by Ronnie1959
Mon Jul 07, 2014 4:38 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Devil's Point
Replies: 4
Views: 1328

Broad Cairn and Bannoch

Afternoon walk on Sunday 29th June 2014. Alex, Denny (Jack Russell/5 Munro veteran), and I set off from Loch Muick car park and headed up Little Craig towards Broad Cairn ascent. Thanks to all we met on the way for smiles and chat. Rewarded with great weather for later start as we learned from fello...
by Ronnie1959
Mon Jun 30, 2014 12:40 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Broad Cairn and Bannoch
Replies: 0
Views: 1578

Devil's Point

A beautiful day to walk with Denny (Jack Russell) from Linn O' Dee through the Glen and over to Corrour Bothy, before heading up Devil's Point. Amazing views from the top and thanks to the Fireman for the lift back to forrest car park
by Ronnie1959
Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:14 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Devil's Point
Replies: 0
Views: 698

Devil's Point

A beautiful day to walk with Denny (Jack Russell) from Linn O' Dee through the Glen and over to Corrour Bothy, before heading up Devil's Point. Amazing views from the top and thanks to the Fireman for the lift back to forrest car park
by Ronnie1959
Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:48 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Devil's Point
Replies: 4
Views: 1328

Devil's Point

A beautiful day to walk with Denny (Jack Russell) from Linn O' Dee through the Glen and over to Corrour Bothy, before heading up Devil's Point. Amazing views from the top and thanks to the Fireman for the lift back to forrest car park
by Ronnie1959
Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:47 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Devil's Point
Replies: 0
Views: 646

Helpful people

Just a quick note to say thanks to the folk I met at Bob Scott's bothy and for the advice re ascent of Ben Macdui. Also to the 4 people I met on Macdui re advice on route to Hutchison bothy...thanks to all.

Ronnie & Denny (Jack Russell)
by Ronnie1959
Mon Jun 09, 2014 8:01 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Helpful people
Replies: 0
Views: 1994

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