Lovely day after wild camp in Cairngorms.

Route: Carn a'Mhaim from the Linn of Dee

Munros: Carn a'Mhaim

Date walked: 18/07/2017

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 17km

Ascent: 315m

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After a fairly settled night, we packed up and left our dwellings around 5 o'clock. The sun was just rising, and it was better viewing than the hazy sunset :lol:
Sunrise over Beinn Mheadhoin.
Distant Lochnagar in early light.
We headed first for the deleted Munro Top of Stob Coire Sputan Dearg, before heading on to Sron Riach, Ben Macdui's only "Top".
Coire Sputan Dearg.
Lochan Uaine and Sron Riach.
Stob Coire Sputan Dearg and Lochan Uaine.
It was already nice and warm and by the time we left here to head for Carn a' Mhaim, outer layers were being shed. :lol:
Beinn Bhrotain to Braeriach.
We headed in the general direction of Allt Clach nan Tailler, before hitting flat ground prior to the ascent of Carn a' Mhaim. The views up and down the Lairig Ghru were excellent in the early morning light.
Carn a' Mhaim

Coire Bhrochain on Braeriach.
Beinn Bhrotain to Cairn Toul.
Cairn Toul to Braeriach.
The Demons Penis stands erect over the Lairig Ghru.
The ruin just visible near Ben Macdui summit.
Even though there is a couple of false summits on the way up, this is an easy enough ascent, and our only real one of the day :clap:
Carn a' Mhaim.
Last look up the Lairig Ghru.
Car is over there somewhere!!! Distant Glen Lui.
Coire Sputan Dearg.
Being such a hot day, we had ran out of fluid during the final descent. By the time we got to Luibeg Burn we were parched and had a real go at drinking it dry :lol: :lol:
Carn a' Mhaim.
And so, with approach shoes on, it was a nice slow amble in glorious sunshine back to the Linn of Dee after another fantastic two days in the Cairngorms. :clap: 8)

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Wild camp after a wild day in Cairngorms.

Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn a'Chaorainn (Cairngorms), Beinn Bhreac, Beinn Mheadhoin, Ben Macdui, Derry Cairngorm
Date walked: 17/07/2017
Distance: 32km
Ascent: 2000m
Comments: 8
Views: 860

West Side Story.

Attachment(s) Munros: A' Mharconaich, Beinn Udlamain, Geal-charn (Drumochter), Sgairneach Mhor
Date walked: 26/06/2017
Distance: 23km
Ascent: 1200m
Comments: 4
Views: 589

Newtonmore menage a' trois.

Attachment(s) Munros: A' Chailleach (Monadhliath), Carn Dearg (Monadhliath), Carn Sgulain
Date walked: 18/04/2017
Distance: 25km
Ascent: 1000m
Views: 423

Brilliant day in Cairngorms.

Attachment(s) Munros: Bynack More, Cairn Gorm
Date walked: 28/03/2017
Distance: 23km
Ascent: 1450m
Comments: 5
Views: 928

Blown about on Beinn a' Bheithir

Attachment(s) Munros: Sgorr Dhearg (Beinn a'Bheithir), Sgorr Dhonuill (Beinn a'Bheithir)
Date walked: 13/02/2017
Distance: 13.5km
Ascent: 1250m
Comments: 12
Views: 863

Grisedale round from Patterdale.

Attachment(s) Wainwrights: Arnison Crag, Birkhouse Moor, Birks, Dollywaggon Pike, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Seat Sandal, St Sunday Crag
Hewitts: Dollywaggon Pike, Helvellyn, Seat Sandal, St Sunday Crag
Date walked: 21/01/2017
Distance: 20km
Ascent: 1700m
Comments: 10
Views: 867

A Tilt at two from Bridge of Tilt.

Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn Dearg (Blair Atholl), Carn a'Chlamain
Date walked: 07/01/2017
Distance: 46.5km
Ascent: 1500m
Views: 579

A Riggindale round.

Attachment(s) Wainwrights: High Raise (Far Eastern Fells), High Street, Kidsty Pike, Mardale Ill Bell, Rampsgill Head, The Knott, Thornthwaite Crag
Hewitts: High Raise (Far Eastern Fells), High Street, Rampsgill Head, Thornthwaite Crag
Date walked: 29/11/2016
Distance: 15.5km
Ascent: 1000m
Comments: 3
Views: 701

Mayar & Driesh.

Attachment(s) Munros: Driesh, Mayar
Date walked: 15/11/2016
Distance: 14.5km
Ascent: 1050m
Comments: 2
Views: 587


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