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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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To the west of Ben Lawers [# 76 & 77]

Meall Corranaich (1069m); Meall a’ Choire Leith (926m) Pronunciation:              Miaowl Korraneech; Miaowluh Horrer Leer Translation:                   Hill of the Sickle; Hill of the Grey Corrie Total distance:              12.8km Total time:                     4hrs 45mins Total ascent:   … Continue reading

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The Arrochar Alps veiled in their winter glory [# 71 & 72]

Beinn Narnain (926m); Beinn Ime (1011m) Pronunciation:              Bine Narneen; Bine Immer Translation:                   Mountain of Notches (possibly); Butter Mountain Total distance:              17.4km Total time:                     7hrs 02mins Total ascent:                 1325m Weather:                        Superb winter conditions. Sunny, cloudless and blue skies. Extensive temperature inversion … Continue reading

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Golden eagles sighted at last [# 70]

Beinn Bhuidhe (948m) Pronunciation:              Bine Vooyah Translation:                   Yellow Peak Total distance:              21.9km Total time:                     6hrs 30mins Total ascent:                 1107m Weather:                        Generally fair. Misty on the summit with strong winds. Improved during the afternoon into a bright sunny day. Start / … Continue reading

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In the company of friends

Stob a’ Choire Odhair (945m) Pronunciation:              Stob a Horrer Ower Translation:                   Peak of the Grey-Brown (Dun) Corrie Start / end location:   At the car-park just prior to Victoria Bridge on the A8005, which is accessed from the Bridge of Orchy … Continue reading

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Back to Appin [# 66]

Beinn Fhionnlaidh (959m) Pronunciation:            Bine Ee-yoon-lie Translation:                 Finlay’s Mountain Total distance:             15.2km Total time:               … Continue reading

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The big 5-0!

An Socach (944m); Pronunciation:            Un Soroch Translation:                 The Snout Total distance:             15.1km Total time:               … Continue reading

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The Cairnwell Three

The Cairnwell (933m); Carn a’ Gheoidh (975m); Carn Aosda (917m) Pronunciation:             The Cairnwell; Karn uh Yoye; Carn Ooster Translation:                  Hill of Bags; Hill of the Goose; Aged Hill Total distance:             13.2km Total time:               … Continue reading

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An easier little Munro

Meall Chuaich (951m); Pronunciation:             Miaowl Chu-weech Translation:                  Hill of the Bowl or Quaich Total distance:              15.2km Total time:     … Continue reading

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Navigational challenges on featureless plateau

A’ Bhuidheanach Bheag (936m); Carn na Caim (941m) Pronunciation:             Uh Vooyernoch Vayk; Karn na Kyme Translation:                  The Little Yellow Hill; Cairn of the Curve Total distance: … Continue reading

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