In the winter of 1998, I summited Tolmount and had to abandon an attempt to climb Tom Buidhe as the weather had turned. Wind on 19 years and i decided to tackle the White Mounth circuit with the addition of Tolmount and Tom Buidhe to correct the error ...
I was accompanied by Dad, who took the slow route to the top of Lochnagar, with a plan to meet him on the return. I met him as we approached the car park ! An epic but very long day. I was exhausted when arriving back at the spittal of Glen Muick.
IMG_2452 by Morgan Tim, on Flickr
Lochnagar by Morgan Tim, on Flickr
Summit Cliffs, Lochnagar by Morgan Tim, on Flickr
Towards Lochnagar by Morgan Tim, on Flickr
Lochnagar Summit by Morgan Tim, on Flickr
The Cairngorms by Morgan Tim, on Flickr
Towards Cairn Bannoch by Morgan Tim, on Flickr
Wing on Carn an t-Sagairt Mor by Morgan Tim, on Flickr
Tom Buidhe Summit by Morgan Tim, on Flickr
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