Category Archives: Mountain

Main category for blogs relating to climbing, mountaineering, scrambling and walking on Scotland’s mountains, Munros, Corbetts and other hills.

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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A bleak and stormy An Teallach – [# 265 – 266]

Bidein a’ Ghlas Thuill (1062m) and Sgurr Fiona (1060m) Pronunciation:             Beedyan uh Glaz Hail; Skoor Fiona Translation:                  Peak of the Grey-green Hollow; Mountain of Wine (or White Mountain) Total distance:              14.3km Total time:                     5hrs … Continue reading

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The eastern Fannaich range – [# 261 – 264]

Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich (954m); Sgurr Mor (1110m); Meall Gorm (949m) & An Coileachan (923m) Pronunciation:             Bine Leea Voar Fannich; Skoor More; Miaowl Gorm; Un Colocan Translation:                  Big Grey Hill of the Gentle Slope; Big Mountain; Blue-green Hill; the Little … 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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A beautiful day above Inchnadamph – [# 255 – 256]

Conival (987m) & Ben More Assynt (998m)  Pronunciation:             Kon-eye-val; Ben More Assynt Translation:                  Shoulder of the Big Hill; Big Hill of Assynt Total distance:             18.8km Total time:               … Continue reading

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Another damp day – [# 254]

Seana Bhraigh (927m) Pronunciation:             Shenner Vrye Translation:                  Old Upland Total distance:             20.5km (approx. 14km was cycled) Total time:                    4hrs 20mins Total ascent:                 780m Weather:                        Dull. Heavy rain shower near the summit. … Continue reading

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Ben Klibreck – [# 253]

Meall nan Con (961m)  Pronunciation:             Ben Klee-breck Translation:                  Hill of the Cliff Slope Total distance:             14.9km Total time:                    4hrs 28mins Total ascent:                 1016m Weather:                        Morning began miserable with heavy showers. Delayed … Continue reading

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The most northern Munro – [# 252]

Ben Hope (927m) Pronunciation:             Ben Hope Translation:                  Hill of the Bay (Norse origin) Total distance:              7.7km Total time:                     3hrs 3mins Total ascent:                  919m Weather:                        Very overcast … Continue reading

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Another day above Glen Strathfarrar – [# 248 – 251]

Sgurr na Ruaidhe (993m); Carn nan Gobhar (992m); Sgurr a’ Choire Ghlais (1083m) & Sgurr Fhuar-thuill (1049m) Pronunciation:             Skoor na Roy-yer; Karn nern Go-er; Skoor uh Hother Glash; Skoor Ooer Hillyer Translation:                  Red Peak; Hill of Goats; Peak of the … Continue reading

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