Dog Falls and Glen Affric

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Date walked: 12/06/2021
Distance: 6km
Ascent: 250m
Views: 3

Stac Gorm

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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Stac Gorm
Date walked: 31/05/2021
Distance: 2.5km
Ascent: 220m
Views: 19

Gairloch and Gruinard Bay weekend

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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Sithean Mòr (Flowerdale)
Date walked: 30/05/2021
Distance: 22.5km
Ascent: 920m
Views: 10

Rogie Falls & View Rock from Contin

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Attachment(s) Date walked: 23/05/2021
Distance: 7.5km
Ascent: 220m
Views: 11

Carn na Dubh Choille

Sub 2000s: Càrn na Dubh Choille

Date walked: 15/05/2021

Time taken: 4.5 hours

Distance: 12km

Ascent: 475m

Sub 2k Marilyns: Carn na Dubh Choille.
Date: 15/05/2021.
Distance: 12km.
Ascent: 475m.
Time: 4 hours, 30 minutes.
Weather: Warm and sunny with a light shower or two.

Not a promising weekend of weather, so we didn't make any big plans. This hill above Garve, along with a couple of other possibilities in the area, had been on the to-do list for this winter/spring, so we parked up at the Silverbridge carpark. At this point, the sun was out and it was the warmest I'd felt on a hill this year.

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Little Wyvis

After walking a short distance back down the road verge (spotting a layby on the other side that could have shortened the approach slightly...), we picked up a forestry track, and then the old drove road to Aultguish. This is a reasonable track for a bit, before deteriorating into rutted bog. The sun went in here and we felt a few splashes of rain - suddenly it was a lot colder!


Loch Garve

Train heading for Kyle

Coulin hills along Strathbran

This hadn't been a great week for Jackie fitness-wise, and by the time we reached Lochan nam Breac, we realised that we had probably set our ambitions a bit high. After climbing a short distance further on the drove road, we left it to make our way through rougher ground. I didn't think it was too bad but Jackie was struggling, so we had a break.

Lochan nam Breac

Hills to the north of Glen Strathfarrar

We eventually made the summit after the best part of 3 hours of walking - the overall distance of this route makes it more than just a quick Marilyn. Fortunately the rain had stopped on the summit and the views of Loch Glascarnoch and An Teallach to the west were good.

Beinn Dearg and Am Faochagach from the summit

An Teallach and Loch Glascarnoch

Ben Wyvis

Summit photo

Creag an Duine of Seana Bhraigh just visible behind Carn Gorm-loch


I decided to keep on with the circuit I had done last time on this hill, dropping down to the Black Water and a forestry track to the east. The going was a little rough but there were faint quad-bike tracks to follow intermittently, and best of all, we were going downhill.

Looking back to the summit - evil weather on its way

I couldn't remember exactly how I had got through the conifers last time, so we went down to a prominent corner and scouted out a route. It was easy enough, although there were sections where a large excavator had driven through and mangled the ground. Eventually we were on a more formal quad-bike route through the brashings that dumped us on our track.

Picking up the edge of the forest

Rainbow over Little Wyvis

Now it was a straightforward walk back to the point where we joined out outward route. I sped back to the carpark to save Jackie having to walk along the last section of road verge.

Black Water Falls

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Craigellachie meander

Attachment(s) Date walked: 08/05/2021
Distance: 8km
Ascent: 310m
Views: 46

Lochs and islands on the long way home from Glasgow

Attachment(s) Grahams: Fiarach
Sub 2000s: Ardsheal Hill, Beinn Lora, Càrn Breugach (Kerrera), Na Maoilean
Date walked: 02/05/2021
Distance: 40km
Ascent: 1790m
Views: 164

Beinn Ghobhlach summit camp

Attachment(s) Grahams: Beinn Ghobhlach
Sub 2000s: Cnoc a'Bhaid-rallaich
Date walked: 25/04/2021
Distance: 11km
Ascent: 860m
Views: 103

Pressendye & Carn Daimh

Attachment(s) Grahams: Pressendye
Sub 2000s: Càrn Daimh
Date walked: 18/04/2021
Distance: 19km
Ascent: 750m
Views: 96

Snow and sunshine - 3 nights on Skye

Attachment(s) Grahams: Beinn na Caillich (Kylerhea), Sgùrr na Coinnich
Sub 2000s: Beinn nan Carn, Ben Meabost, Sgùrr na h-Iolaire
Date walked: 12/04/2021
Distance: 35.5km
Ascent: 1765m
Views: 120


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