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Tag Archives: Landscape
Geal Charn (926m); Pronunciation: Geeya Charn Translation: White Hill Total distance: 35.3km (includes 22.4km cycle to start of route) Total time: … Continue reading
We have arrived at Glenmore campsite in Aviemore, which remains a firm favourite of ours. The roads over from Fort William were all clear of snow, as too was the access road to the Cairngorm Ski Area: the same road … Continue reading
The journey from Edinburgh to Fort William today was very beautiful due to both the frosty weather and the spectacular scenery. Here are a few of the photographs taken when we stopped at the top of the Blackmount near Rannoch … Continue reading
This freezing weather is playing havoc with our ‘vans plumbing. During the last three days the overnight and daytime temperatures have stayed well below zero and the frost has now (eventually) made its way into our fresh water supply (tanks … Continue reading
Mullach nan Coirean (939m); Stob Ban (999m) Pronunciation: Mooluch nuh Yerrigen; Stob Ban Translation: Summit of the corries; Light coloured peak Total distance: … Continue reading
To access Ben Vane (and other hills nearby, such as Ben Vorlich) we used the private access road that leads from Sloy Hydro Power Station to the dam containing Loch Sloy (reservoir).
Most of today was spent travelling from Snowdonia to Kirkcudbright in the Scottish Borders. However, I completely underestimated the distance we had to travel and hence the time it would take us to complete our journey.