Me jake Stevie and a newcomer Pip a wee jack russell( a new addition to the Bayne clan). This should have been done 3weeks ago but poor light and weather conditions put paid to that .
Started off at the Achlean carpark at 0845hrs waterproofs on heavy showers now and again a good path and good timings off at a pretty good pace , mines and stevies not the bold pidgs , . Got to the first crossing a wee bit deep for the short legged beast walked up fhearnagan for about 50 m a split in the stream dog under the oxter nae probs picked up the path and followed it upstream untill we met our second river crossingAllt garbhlach after the recent rain it was a wee bit in spate to early for wet feet so once more a recce for a suitable crossing point a 100m up stream luck a huge treee had fallen across Jake across Stevie across Pip under the oxter once more passed to stevie mid stream no probs .
This was where we met a companion for the day Hans from Holland who bides in Elgin showed him where to cross then the three of us and our canine companions with no further incidents made our way up the hill the low cloud closed in about 700m no views today a good track but a long slog upto the wee cairn where you turn right to headup to the cairn on Bhlair time 1150hrs stayed for a brew a bite to eat then headed down . The democratic decision was made same route back down and crossed the streams at the same points got back to the carpark at 1500hrs only black cloud on the day no red labled necktar accept a wee swig of schnapps from the hipper a good day out thanks to Hans for some good nattering and the wee dog cracked her first munro .
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