Category Archives: Cycling

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Not as boggy as we thought – [# 275]

Maoile Lunndaidh (1007m) Pronunciation:            Merle Lon-dye Translation:                 Bald Hill of the Wet Place Total distance:             28.8km (18km of which were cycled) … Continue reading

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Another mammoth trip in Fisherfield – [# 271 & 272]

A’ Mhaighdean (967m) & Ruadh Stac Mor (918m) Pronunciation:             Uh Vaygian, Rooa Stac More Translation:                  The Maiden, Big Red Hill; Total distance:              51.2km Total time:                     11hrs 35mins Total ascent:           … Continue reading

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A perfect day for an epic adventure – [# 267 – 270]

Beinn a’ Chlaidheimh (916m); Sgurr Ban (989m); Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair (1019m) & Beinn Tarsuinn (937m) Pronunciation:            Bine uh Chly-ev; Skoor Ban; Mooluch Korrer Veek Errorcur; Bine Tarshin Translation:                 Mountain of the Sword White Hill; Hill of the Corrie of … Continue reading

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The intrepid ladies – [# 257 – 260]

Eididh nan Clach Geala (928m); Meall nan Ceapraichean (977m); Cona’ Mheall (980m) & Beinn Dearg (1084m)  Pronunciation:             Eye-tee nern Klach Geeyaller; Miaowl nern Kee-aprikan; Kon-eye-val; Bine Jerrack Translation:                  Nest of the White Stones; Hill of the Lumpy Hillocks; Joined Hill; … Continue reading

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Another long day in Glen Affric – [# 242 – 244]

Mullach na Dheiragain (982m);  Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan (1151m) & An Socach (921m)  Pronunciation:            Mooluch nuh Yerrigan; Skoor nern Kerravnun; Un Sorcoch Translation:                 Summit of the Kestrel; Peak … Continue reading

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The Glen Affric giants – [# 239 – 241]

Mam Sodhail (1181m); Beinn Fhionnlaidh (1005m) & Carn Eige (1183m) Pronunciation:             Mam Sowell; Bine Ee-yoonly; Karn Ayr Translation:                  Breast-shaped Hill of the Barn; Finlay’s Mountain; File Cairn Total distance:             29.6km Total time:                 … Continue reading

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West of Loch Monar – [# 220 & 221]

Bidein a’ Choire Sheasgaich (945m); Lurg Mhor (986m) & Beinn Tharsuinn (863m) – Corbett Pronunciation:             Beedyan uh Korrer Heskeech; Loorug Voar Translation:                  Peak of the Corrie of the Farrow Cattle; Big Shin Total distance:             32.9km (of which we cycled 11.4km) … Continue reading

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A very long day east of Corrour – [# 214 – 217]

Beinn Eibhinn (1102m); Aonach Beag (1116m); Geal Charn (1132m) and Carn Dearg (1034m) Pronunciation:              Bine Eh-veen; Ernoch Bake; Geeya Charn; Karn Dearg Translation:                   Delightful Mountain; Small Ridged Peak; Pale (or White) Hill; Red Hill Total distance:              42.6km (15.6km of which … Continue reading

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The Falls of Glomach

Total distance:             21km Total time:                    4hrs 15mins Total ascent:                 425m Weather:                        Mainly a beautiful sunny day – but we did get caught in a torrential thundery shower that completely soaked us. … Continue reading

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Wild horses of Ben Alder – [# 152 & 153]

Ben Alder (1148m); Beinn Bheoil (1019m) Pronunciation:              Ben Alder; Bine Vee-awl Translation:                   Mountain of the Water of the Steep Slope (Possibly); Mountain of the Mouth Total distance:              56.8km (of which 34.8km was cycled) Total time:                     10hrs 20mins Total ascent:                 1497m … Continue reading

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