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Chno Dearg on a stormy SML overnight exped

Day 4 of my Summer Mountain Leader course. Having covered nav, rope work and steep ground, terrain etc Our group of 10 socially distanced trainees and 2 leads met up at Fersit, packed to the gunnels for an overnight expedition. Now, when climbing Munros, you tend to take the line of least resistance...
by GillC
Tue Oct 27, 2020 4:26 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Chno Dearg on a stormy SML overnight exped
Replies: 0
Views: 101

No lie in in Glen Lyon for Heathers 146.

The forecast for much of Scotland was quite frankly PANTS for the weekend, but after considering various options, we homed in on Stuchd an Lochain in a bid to accompany Heather on a wee outlying Munro (146). The forecast shifted a bit but we decided to head up early Saturday evening for an overnight...
by GillC
Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:05 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: No lie in in Glen Lyon for Heathers 146.
Replies: 2
Views: 629

Re: An Ossian Odyssey - the long walk, goodnight,

soapy27 wrote:Great report Gill :clap: :clap: :clap:
Would you say that track to Ossian is suitable for a MTB?

Hey there. Thanks and yep, defo no probs for a bike. Its a full width track with only gradual ascent/descents.

:D
by GillC
Sat Oct 03, 2020 2:37 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: An Ossian Odyssey - the long walk, goodnight,
Replies: 6
Views: 805

Auch! Ok

Last week was filled with strange ups and downs in the head department. Covid on the rise, wedding plans put on ice, working on mums house move on top of a busy work week too. All contributing to feelings of anger, frustration and stress. By Saturday I had made a plan to head to Tyndrum on Sunday to...
by GillC
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:52 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Auch! Ok
Replies: 0
Views: 194

Re: Beinn Mhanach & Beinn a' Chuirn - aka land of the clegs

Graeme D wrote:Yeah, it was the last one left there when I got back to it (about 6.45pm). I recommend the two Corbetts (for the views from Beinn a'Chasteil especially).

Finally did this route today with Lynne.. Worth the wait. X
by GillC
Sun Sep 27, 2020 8:41 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Beinn Mhanach & Beinn a' Chuirn - aka land of the clegs
Replies: 8
Views: 3518

Re: An Ossian Odyssey - the long walk, goodnight,

Mountainlove wrote:Great report :clap: wow walking until 1am to find a camp spot :shock: I think I would have camped on that spot next to the road you mentioned :lol: also great idea to take the train out ... :D


Cheers Maja.. The train certainly let us enjoy the Sunday hill day without dreading the walk lol
by GillC
Sat Sep 26, 2020 5:07 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: An Ossian Odyssey - the long walk, goodnight,
Replies: 6
Views: 805

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by GillC
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:55 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: test
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Views: 58

An Ossian Odyssey - the long walk, goodnight,

Weather forecast looking good so we planned a couple of nights wild camping in the Ossian area. Day 1 - Left home at 5pm with a fish supper stop in Dunkeld. A bit of faff trying to find the start point down near Rannoch Station before packing up and setting off on the track North at 9pm. Nights are ...
by GillC
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:28 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: An Ossian Odyssey - the long walk, goodnight,
Replies: 6
Views: 805

Re: The Saddle, in memory of Amanda

Sunset tripper wrote:Great stuff Gill. I was on the Forcan Ridge that very same day. :D

Fab... It was a braw day indeed. :clap: :clap: :clap:
by GillC
Wed Aug 26, 2020 12:16 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: The Saddle, in memory of Amanda
Replies: 3
Views: 537

Glorious day on a Morvich Corbett

After a gorgeous hot sunny day on The Saddle yesterday (Lynne and Hugh had done the Forcan Ridge too) we had a lovely night with Margaret and Brian in their Morvich home. We decided to take in the Corbett directly opposite the cottage , Sgurr an Airgid, the Silver Peak. We arrange to meet up with Hu...
by GillC
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:56 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Glorious day on a Morvich Corbett
Replies: 0
Views: 207

The Saddle, in memory of Amanda

An event had been arranged some time back by John, a friend of Amanda Kemp who sadly passed away suddenly back in February. With Covid days and long lockdowns, this was arranged for 15th Aug to hopefully ensure we had sufficient access and travel under the Government guidelines, Heck,,maybe we shoul...
by GillC
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:52 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: The Saddle, in memory of Amanda
Replies: 3
Views: 537

Re: Easing lockdown with an Atholl amble

Wonderful report. Hope you make it north of the border more often now you're a geriatric hehehe. Sorry ๐Ÿ˜˜
by GillC
Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:07 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Easing lockdown with an Atholl amble
Replies: 16
Views: 2120

High camp and an epic Graham trail

A later start was planned but not as late as this lol,after a long journey hampered by road works and heavy traffic, and an hours driving around in the Benderloch area to find BEER!!! 5.5hrs after leaving home, we parked up beside another car in the wee spot at the top of the brae and headed off up ...
by GillC
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:22 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: High camp and an epic Graham trail
Replies: 0
Views: 287

Re: Lochearnhead Corbett

Jim777 wrote:Save it for a good day because Iโ€™m sure when youโ€™re at the top you can see Lochs Earn, Lubnaig and Voil. ๐Ÿ˜Š Enjoy anyway ๐Ÿ™‚

Did it.. Was a fab day.. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜
by GillC
Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:16 am
 
Forum: Meeting up, arranging trips and walking clubs
Topic: Lochearnhead Corbett
Replies: 2
Views: 604

A sunny Sunday saunter over Pulpit Hill

After a soggy Corbett yesterday, we had a lazy late breakfast at Heathers before heading off in the sun for a wander over Pulpit Hill. The WH report has you going round this hill but its worth the detour to the top on a good day for the views alone Boots on,,as that was all I had other than my open ...
by GillC
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:39 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: A sunny Sunday saunter over Pulpit Hill
Replies: 0
Views: 252
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