Monthly Archives: July 2011

A perfect day for dipping our feet – [# 209 – 210]

Sgurr Choinnich (999m); Sgurr a’ Chaorachain (1053m) Pronunciation:             Skoor Chorneech; Skoor uh Hoo-a-rahen Translation:                  Mossy Peak; Peak of the Rowan Berries Total distance:             21.1km Total time:                    5hrs 38mins Total ascent:                 1297m … Continue reading

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Quartzite capped summits – [# 207 – 208]

Beinn Liath Mhor (926m);  Sgorr Ruadh (962m) Pronunciation:             Bine Leeya Voar; Skoor Roy-yer Translation:                  Big Grey Mountain; Red Peak Total distance:             18.1km Total time:                    6hrs30mins Total ascent:                 1475m Weather:     … Continue reading

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The long ridge – [# 205 – 206]

Beinn Fhada (or Ben Attow) (1032m); A’ Ghlas-bheinn (918m) Pronunciation:             Bine Fada (or Ben Atter); Uh Glaz Vane Translation:                  Long Mountain; the Grey-green Mountain Total distance:             23.8km Total time:                    7hrs 21mins … Continue reading

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Day trip to Attadale Gardens

As I mentioned in an earlier blog [18th June 2011 – Day trip to Applecross] we were keen to visit the Attadale Gardens at Strathcarron, and as the weather today was so warm and sunny and we took the opportunity … Continue reading

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