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Re: The Awful Hand

Did this traverse in reverse but dropped directly down steep grass/boulder slope north of Kirriereoch summit to col.It is easier to follow boggy path off Cairnadloch to meet road after crossing burn at a passing place beside a solitary conifer. I had left my bike at the forestry track, now a log loa...
by m3doc
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:02 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: The Awful Hand
Replies: 2
Views: 4767

Re: Beinn Narnain - Our first Munro

Cruach nam Miseag on southeast ridge of Beinn Narnain is 813m 2667’ and is not the sub 2000 Marilyn of same name which is southwest of Lochgoilhead adjacent to Beinn Bheula and 606m 1989’
by m3doc
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:03 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Beinn Narnain - Our first Munro
Replies: 2
Views: 651

Cruach nan Cuilean

Cruach nan Cuilean sub 2000' Cowal marilyn is readily accessed from the 149m summit of B836 single track Colnitraive - Dunoon road between lochs Riddon and Striven, part of Cowal Way, with parking available at wide bell mouth forestry track entrance opposite the hydro track to the aqueduct for Striv...
by m3doc
Sat Nov 24, 2018 12:23 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cruach nan Cuilean
Replies: 0
Views: 260

Coraddie and Kilmodan stones

Coraddie, a sub 2000' marilyn, Beinn Bhreac ridge between Lochs Riddoch and Striven, NEof Colintraive. OS maps, both 1:50,000 and 1:25,00, have Coraddie associated with a point 487m and Beinn Bhreac 507m.(506m trig). However, there is a 500m contour further N and Alan Dawson has the highest point 51...
by m3doc
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:40 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Coraddie and Kilmodan stones
Replies: 1
Views: 223

Cruach nan Caorach

The sub 2000 Marilyn Cruach nan Caorach 458m (1,503') can be approached from the north at the high point on hair-raising single track road from Lephinkill farm in Glendaruel over to Otter Ferry with steep hills, hair-pin bends, blind corners and hardly any passing places. At least the 44 ton loaded ...
by m3doc
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:16 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cruach nan Caorach
Replies: 0
Views: 193

Creachan Dubh

A short 3 hour walk from the cattle grid lay-by a couple of hundred yards south of Kilbridemore farm on the single track road on west side of Glendaruel. Cross the adjacent gate to enter the old oak wood and follow the fence on right bank of Allt na Croise all the way to unamed summit trig 470m. On ...
by m3doc
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:04 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Creachan Dubh
Replies: 0
Views: 184

Re: Cruach nan Caorach & Creachan Dubh

Creachan Dubh summit is listed as 470m trig reached by following the fence to right of Allt na Croise and goes in a straight line virtually right to the top from the cattle grid lay-by
by m3doc
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:12 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cruach nan Caorach & Creachan Dubh
Replies: 1
Views: 539

Re: Dun Leacainn

Bench is still there near trig but weathered
by m3doc
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:38 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Dun Leacainn
Replies: 3
Views: 331

Re: 6 gates to access one Sub

Walk Highlands lists Beinn Ghuilean's height as the trig point 352m but the true summit is 600m SSE at 354m
by m3doc
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:08 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: 6 gates to access one Sub
Replies: 6
Views: 1567

Re: The Slate and Cnoc Moy

Hi Sgurr
Ballygrogan Farm is to the north, my start point. If your approach was from south was it from another farm?
by m3doc
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:07 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: The Slate and Cnoc Moy
Replies: 3
Views: 348

The Slate and Cnoc Moy

I have been looking at this group of hills forming the skyline above Machrihanish for over 60 years whilst on holiday at our caravan at Westport on the north end of Machrihanish Bay and thought it was time they were climbed. The Slate is another awkward sub-2000 Marilyn cloaked in forestry. The 1:50...
by m3doc
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:01 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: The Slate and Cnoc Moy
Replies: 3
Views: 348

Dun Leacainn

Dun Leacainn is another nightmare forestry cloaked sub-2000 Mariiyn. Approached from the lay-by on A83 just south of Auchindrain museum via forestry track across the road. The track crosses the Eas a'Chorabha to a recently replanted harvested area which is awkward to cross and in a few years will be...
by m3doc
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:56 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Dun Leacainn
Replies: 3
Views: 331

Beinn an Tuirc

Beinn an Tuirc 454m sub 2000 Marylin on Kintyre penninsula is readily approached from the west 1 km north of Bellochantuy on A83 via the sign posted access route for Beinn an Tuirc Wind Farms. Timber extraction lorries (44 tons fully laden) use this track too and a considerable number of deep pothol...
by m3doc
Sun Sep 09, 2018 12:19 am
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Beinn an Tuirc
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Sgreadan Hill

Sgreadan Hill is an insignificant sub 2000 Marilyn east of Loch Lussa in Kintyre and is surrounded by forest. We parked at the end of the tarmacced Gobagrennan road (just before entering Campbeltown) at the south end of Loch Lussa and took the forestry track down and across two weak bridges keeping ...
by m3doc
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:00 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Sgreadan Hill
Replies: 1
Views: 339

Cnoc a' Bhaile-shios

Cnoc a' Bhaile-shios is an undistinguished Kintyre Marilyn 422m sitting south of Tarbert and surrounded by forestry It can be approached from the south using the right of two forestry tracks converging to meet the B8001 Skipness road between Spion Kop and Redesdale House. It is possible to drive abo...
by m3doc
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:40 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: Cnoc a' Bhaile-shios
Replies: 0
Views: 270
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