Monthly Archives: April 2011

Above Glen Clova – [# 118 & 119]

Mayar (928m); Driesh (947m) Pronunciation:              Mayer; Dreesh Translation:                   High Plain; Bramble Total distance:              14.8km Total time:                     4hrs 12mins Total ascent:                 953m Weather:                        Beautiful blue skies and sunny all day. Warm on the lower slopes, but a very cooling and strong … Continue reading

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Breathtaking Glen Tilt – [# 117]

Carn a’ Chlamain (963m); Pronunciation:              Karn uh Chlaveen Translation:                   Hill of the Kite Total distance:              33.9km Total time:                     5hrs 36mins Total ascent:                 1129m Weather:                        Frosty start to the day but turned lovely and sunny. A strong wind developed around noon. … Continue reading

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An isolated peak in the Atholl Estate – [# 116]

Beinn Dearg (1008m) Pronunciation:              Bine Jerrack Translation:                   Red Hill Total distance:              30.6km Total time:                     5hrs 33mins Total ascent:                 1036m Weather:                        Beautiful sunny and warm day. Slightly breezy on the summit. Start / end location:     Small forestry car-park just … Continue reading

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Beinn a’ Ghlo – (Hooded Mountain) – [# 113 – 115]

Carn Liath (975m); Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain (1070m); Carn nan Gabhar (1121m) Pronunciation:              Karn Leeya; Bry Korrer Chrain Valler-ghen; Karn ner Goer Translation:                  Grey Hill; Height of the Corrie of Round Blisters; Hill … Continue reading

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The last of the Glen Lochay Munros – [# 111 & 112]

Beinn Heasgarnich (1078m); Creag Mhor (1047m) Pronunciation:              Bine Heskarnich; Krayk Voar Translation:                   Sheltering Mountain; Big Cliff Total distance:              23.7km Total time:                     7hrs 02mins Total ascent:                 1350m Weather:                        Dry and bright: improved throughout the day with sunshine by the afternoon. Cold … Continue reading

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On the south side of Glen Lochay – [# 109 & 110]

Meall Glas (959m); Sgiath Chuil (921m) Pronunciation:              Miaowl Glaz; Skeer Hool Translation:                   Grey-green Hill; Back Wing or Sheltering Place Total distance:              21.5km Total time:                     6hrs 32mins Total ascent:                 1311m Weather:                        Bright to begin with but the summits soon clouded over … Continue reading

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The second half of the Glen Lyon duo – [# 108]

Stuchd an Lochain (960m) Pronunciation:              Stook an Lochan Translation:                   Steep Conical Hill of the Lochan Total distance:              9.18km Total time:                    2hrs 47mins Total ascent:                 709m Weather:                        Bright with hazy sunshine. Strong, … Continue reading

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The first half of the Glen Lyon duo – [# 107]

Meall Buidhe (932m) Pronunciation:              Miaowl Vooyer Translation:                   Yellow Hill Total distance:              8.89km Total time:                    2hrs 23mins Total ascent:                 548m Weather:                       … Continue reading

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The final Arrochar Alp – [# 106]

Ben Vorlich (Inveruglas) (943m) Pronunciation:             Ben Vorlich Translation:                  Mountain of the Bay Total distance:             13.9km Total time:                    4hrs 05mins Total ascent:                 997m Weather:                 … Continue reading

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Aonach Eagach Ridge and the Pap of Glencoe – [# 104 & 105]

Meall Dearg (953m); Sgorr nam Fiannaidh (967m) Sgorr na Ciche (or Pap of Glencoe) (742m) Pronunciation:              Ernoch Egg-yoch Ridge: Miaowl Jerrack; Skor num Feeonly Translation:                   Notched Ridge: Red Hill; Peak of the Fingalians Total distance:              12.5km Total time:                     6hrs 23mins … Continue reading

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