Monthly Archives: January 2011

Rock buns with a twist

Having completed six successive days of Munro bagging we decided a couple of rest days were needed. This also gave us a chance to catch up on some domestic chores around the ‘van. As we were running a bit short … Continue reading

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An easier little Munro

Meall Chuaich (951m); Pronunciation:             Miaowl Chu-weech Translation:                  Hill of the Bowl or Quaich Total distance:              15.2km Total time:     … Continue reading

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Navigational challenges on featureless plateau

A’ Bhuidheanach Bheag (936m); Carn na Caim (941m) Pronunciation:             Uh Vooyernoch Vayk; Karn na Kyme Translation:                  The Little Yellow Hill; Cairn of the Curve Total distance: … Continue reading

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A high arctic plateau

Bynack More (1090m); Pronunciation:            Bie-nack More Translation:                 Big Chimney-pot or (possibly) Big Cap Total distance:             21.6km Total time:       … Continue reading

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Superb alpine weather returns

Carn Dearg (945m); Pronunciation:            Karn Jerrack Translation:                 Red Hill Total distance:             24.3km Total time:               … Continue reading

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Another day at Fersit

Stob a’ Choire Mheadoin (1105m); Stob Coire Easain (1115m) Pronunciation:            Stob a Horrer Veeyann; Stob Korrer Essin Translation:                 Peak of the Middle Corrie; Peak of the Coire … Continue reading

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A grey day doesn’t dampen a superb climb

Stob Coire Sgriodain (979m); Chno Dearg (1046m) Pronunciation:            Stob Korrer Skreethane; Knorr Jerrack Translation:                 Peak of the Coire of the Scree; Red Hill Total distance:     … Continue reading

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Catching up back home

Last week we headed back to the Midlands to check on things at home. Our neighbours have been keeping an eye on our house and our good friends Laura and Karl popped in regularly to see that everything was fine … Continue reading

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A fight there and back

A’ Chailleach (930m); Carn Sgulain (920m) Pronunciation:            Uh Chalyok; Karn Skoolern Translation:                 The Old Woman; Hill of the Basket Total distance:             … Continue reading

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A winter wildlife bonanza

Geal Charn (926m); Pronunciation:            Geeya Charn Translation:                 White Hill Total distance:             35.3km (includes 22.4km cycle to start of route) Total time: … Continue reading

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