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A short stomp up Reelig Glen

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Attachment(s) Date walked: 10/10/2021
Distance: 1.5km
Ascent: 55m
Views: 4

Another wander around Abriachan

Date walked: 26/09/2021

Time taken: 1.45 hours

Distance: 5.05km

Ascent: 147m

Another short stroll that we thought would be a good idea (that in hindsight probably wasn't) - we drove to the top car park at Abriachan to avoid as much ascent as possible and set off along the easy track
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I think these see-saws were designed for mountain bikers but they were quite amusing to walk over
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Through the trees we could see some hills - I think this is Carn a' Bhodaich
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People and a tee-pee (we stayed away - eww people :shock: )
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Before long we were away from the busier areas and onto a smaller path that started climbing gently-ish (I thought the whole point of the walk was to avoid ascent, but :crazy: )
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We started to clear the top of the trees and get some more views
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Showers travelling along the Beauly firth towards Inverness - normally we would be happy that they were avoiding us, but unfortunately Malky had left the washing out in the garden :lol:
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Rainbow ahead!
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Think this might be the Strathfarrar hills in the sun
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Once out in the open the path improved and flattened out to lead us to a weird load of decorated wooden stakes. Several were standing but there were also a few lying on the ground, victims of wind probably
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It was a short distance to the actual summit of Carn na LeitreImage

Looking back - the silhouette of Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh very prominent
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Loch Ness just visible with the Strathnairn marilyns appearing behind
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Not my finest effort :lol:
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I was really tired so we had a good sit down - there was shelter available behind the cairn fortunately. We had thought to extend the walk but decided against it. I did fall for Malky's "well if we go a different way it's not any longer" spiel yet again though :roll:

Lovely views (possibly Strathfarrar direction)
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After a good long break I felt a little better
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We took a smaller path off which led us around the back of the hill
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There were lots of wood carvings - we wandered if this was a word search
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We soon dropped onto the Great Glen Way. It wasn't a difficult walk back to the car but I was pretty knackered
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The pretty birds signalled the car was near...
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Back at the car park all the people had gone, so I had a nice relaxing lie down on the big swing (until Malky started pushing it too hard :roll: ) and we went home for a nap.

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Attachment(s) Grahams: Blath Bhalg
Date walked: 06/08/2021
Distance: 7.34km
Ascent: 301m
Comments: 5
Views: 269


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Attachment(s) Date walked: 31/05/2021
Distance: 2.63km
Ascent: 198m
Comments: 12
Views: 797


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Distance: 7.63km
Ascent: 197m
Comments: 3
Views: 435


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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Càrn na Dubh Choille
Date walked: 15/05/2021
Distance: 11.77km
Ascent: 427m
Comments: 11
Views: 806


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Attachment(s) Grahams: Fiarach
Date walked: 30/04/2021
Distance: 8.67km
Ascent: 500m
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Views: 419


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Attachment(s) Grahams: Beinn Ghobhlach
Sub 2000s: Cnoc a'Bhaid-rallaich
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Ascent: 779m
Comments: 7
Views: 780


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Attachment(s) Grahams: Pressendye
Date walked: 17/04/2021
Distance: 10.14km
Ascent: 361m
Comments: 1
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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Beinn nan Carn, Ben Meabost
Date walked: 12/04/2021
Distance: 6.68km
Ascent: 383m
Comments: 3
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2021

Trips: 25
Distance: 176.19 km
Ascent: 7894m
Grahams: 9
Sub2000s: 11

2020

Trips: 67
Distance: 676.72 km
Ascent: 33114m
Munros: 1
Corbetts: 4
Grahams: 17
Donalds: 2
Sub2000s: 39
Hewitts: 7
Wainwrights 15

2019

Trips: 66
Distance: 1223.09 km
Ascent: 68941m
Munros: 16
Corbetts: 24
Grahams: 15
Sub2000s: 45
Hewitts: 13
Wainwrights 2

2018

Trips: 53
Distance: 1617.76 km
Ascent: 95123m
Munros: 47
Corbetts: 57
Grahams: 14
Donalds: 8
Sub2000s: 13

2017

Trips: 68
Distance: 1350.52 km
Ascent: 88250m
Munros: 48
Corbetts: 49
Grahams: 25
Donalds: 40
Sub2000s: 12
Hewitts: 9
Wainwrights 12

2016

Trips: 46
Distance: 821 km
Ascent: 56818m
Munros: 100
Corbetts: 5
Grahams: 4
Sub2000s: 2

2015

Trips: 13
Distance: 216.15 km
Ascent: 13086m
Munros: 28

2014

Trips: 1
Distance: 20 km
Ascent: 1350m
Munros: 2

2013

Trips: 2
Distance: 40 km
Ascent: 2600m
Munros: 3

2012

Trips: 1
Distance: 18 km
Ascent: 1500m
Munros: 2

2011

Trips: 4
Distance: 45.5 km
Ascent: 4050m
Munros: 4
Corbetts: 1
Sub2000s: 1

2009

Trips: 1
Distance: 17 km
Ascent: 1352m
Munros: 1


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