Two trigs on tri tigh

Grahams: Carn nan Tri-tighearnan

Date walked: 31/10/2019

Sadly, the most interesting part of this hill was travelling there along minor roads to Daless, approaching from the north, encountering tractors, remote moors and a red squirrel, and strange road signs (it should really say Caution: Potholes, good suspension needed), and afterwards driving out along the Findhorn.
What sort of sheep do they have on the road to Daless?
The view up the Findhorn just after Daless was attractive.
View up the Findhorn
We set off in a clockwise circuit, following a good track and then an atv track to a little bump on the plateau not shown on the map. Then we headed for the summit, but got entangled in partially frozen peat hags, so that you couldn't quite tell whether the boot would sink in or slide off the steep sides. I was amazed to find a tree growing deep inside one of the more navigable hags, quite close to the summit.
Tree near the summit
At the summit, trig number 1, we had a brief stop to look at the very very distant snowcapped hills showing extensively to the north, but the wind was too cold to stop for long, or for lunch.
Some of the very distant hills
We'd really had enough of peat hags but some impressive ones loomed between us and the descent. We circumnavigated these partiallly successfully by keeping high, but thereby extending the distance on tiresome ground to get to trig number 2. We were delighted to find nice dry ground with short heather as we angled off the hill towards Daless, intercepting the track for the final descent to the burn and over back to Daless. A very late lunch was enjoyed in the car.
Here is a very approximate map,

our_route.gpx Open full screen  NB: Walkhighlands is not responsible for the accuracy of gpx files in users posts

Click to mark this as a great report. Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).

Meall Mor from Eileanach

Attachment(s) Grahams: Meall Mor (Easter Ross)
Date walked: 29/10/2019
Views: 68

Royal route on Cromdale

Attachment(s) Grahams: Creagan a'Chaise
Date walked: 26/10/2019
Views: 78

Queensberry from Mitchellslacks

Attachment(s) Grahams: Queensberry
Donalds: Queensberry
Date walked: 15/10/2019
Views: 97

Windlestraw from Innerleithen

Attachment(s) Grahams: Windlestraw Law
Donalds: Windlestraw Law
Date walked: 14/10/2019
Views: 68

Cauldcleugh Head circuit from Billhope

Attachment(s) Grahams: Cauldcleuch Head
Donalds: Cauldcleuch Head
Date walked: 08/09/2019
Views: 147

Short Ettrick horseshoe

Attachment(s) Grahams: Capel Fell, Ettrick Pen
Donalds: Capel Fell, Ettrick Pen
Date walked: 07/09/2019
Views: 149

Andrew Whinney horseshoe

Attachment(s) Grahams: Andrewhinney Hill
Donalds: Andrewhinney Hill
Date walked: 06/09/2019
Views: 180

Past crags and lochans to Glas-charn

Attachment(s) Grahams: Glas-charn
Date walked: 15/07/2019
Views: 123

Abandoned villages, Croit Bheinn and Beinn Gaire

Attachment(s) Grahams: Beinn Gaire, Croit Bheinn
Date walked: 14/07/2019
Views: 143


User avatar
Occupation: Retired
Activity: Mountain Walker
Ideal day out: Currently a new Graham in nice weather.
Munro rounds: 1
Corbett rounds: 1

Grahams: 125
Donalds: 6

Filter reports



Trips: 22
Distance: 32 km
Ascent: 1230m
Grahams: 25
Donalds: 6


Trips: 1
Grahams: 1

Joined: Jun 23, 2019
Last visited: Nov 09, 2019
Total posts: 26 | Search posts