Monthly Archives: April 2011

Overlooking the Blackmount – [# 102 & 103]

Beinn Achaladair (1038m); Beinn a’ Chreachain (1081m) Pronunciation:              Bine Achullader; Bine yuh Chrechen Translation:                   Mountain of the Farm by the Water; Mountain of the Bare Summit Total distance:              20.8km Total time:                     6hrs 44mins Total ascent:           … Continue reading

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Passing the century by the head of Loch Etive – [# 99 – 101]

Ben Starav (1078m); Beinn nan Aighenan (957m) and Glas Bheinn Mhor (997m) Pronunciation:              Ben Starav; Bine Ner-nigh-yan; Glaz Vine Voar Translation:                   Mountain of the Rustling Noise, or of the Block of Rock; Mountain of the Hinds; Big Grey-green Mountain Total … Continue reading

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The Scotsman’s Hill – [# 97 & 98]

Stob Coir’ an Albannich (1044m); Meall nan Eun (928m) Pronunciation:              Stob Korrer Nalabaneech; Miaowl nun Yeean Translation:                   Peak of the Corrie of the Scotsman; Hill of the Birds Total distance:              16.8km Total time:               … Continue reading

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Winter weather still clinging on to the high tops – [# 96]

Stob Coire Sgreamhach (1072m) Pronunciation:             Stob Korrer Skrevuch Translation:                  Peak of the Fearful Corrie Total distance:             10.6km Total time:                    5hrs 17mins Total ascent:                 1104m Weather:                       Started off with the … Continue reading

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Back to the Midlands

Last week we were back in the Midlands to check on things at our house (thanks again to Laura and Karl for looking after it for us) and to catch up with friends. It was a busy week trying to … 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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