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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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The Clydesiders Munro [# 69]

Ben Lomond (974m) Pronunciation:              Ben Lomond (Gaelic: Beinn Laomainn) Translation:                   Beacon Hill Total distance:              12.6km Total time:                     5hrs 25mins Total ascent:                 1097m Weather:                        Hail, snow and strong winds. Temperature felt mild below 300m, but above 600m there was considerable wind-chill … Continue reading

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In the company of friends (cont’d) … Continuing on to Stob Ghabhar [# 67 & 68]

Stob a’ Choire Odhair (945m); Stob Ghabhar (1090m) Pronunciation:              Stob a Horrer Ower; Stob Roo-er Translation:                   Peak of the Grey-Brown (Dun) Corrie; Goat Peak Total distance:              17.5km Total time:                     7hrs 33mins Total ascent:                 1349m Weather:                        Blustery. Mainly dry and windy, … 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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Snow and storm-force winds stop play

After an excellent week’s climbing last week we are a bit disappointed that the weather since the start of this week has been atrocious – with heavy rain, falling as snow above a few hundred metres being driven by gale … Continue reading

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Another beautiful day at Corrour [# 64 & 65]

Carn Dearg (941m); Sgor Gaibhre (955m) Pronunciation:             Karn Jerrack; Skor Gay-yerrer Translation:                  Red Hill; Peak of the Goats Total distance:              24.7km Total time:       … Continue reading

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The Creag Meagaidh Circuit [# 61 – 63]

Creag Meagaidh (1130m); Stob Poite Coire Ardair (1053m); Carn Liath (1006m) Pronunciation:             Krayk Meggy; Stob Poytya Korrer Arder; Karn Leeya Translation:                  Crag of the Bog; Peak … Continue reading

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Munro bagging by train

Beinn na Lap (935m); Pronunciation:              Bine na Lap Translation:                   Dappled Hill Total distance:              9km Total time:                     3hrs 30mins Total ascent:                  570m Weather:                        Stunning, with bright sunshine all day through cloudless skies. Very … Continue reading

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Ardverikie Estate – Monarch of the Glen country

Beinn a’ Chlachair (1087m); Geal Charn (1049m); and Creag Pitridh (924m) Pronunciation:             Bine uh Chlachear; Geeya Charn; Krayk Peetree Translation:                  Stonemason’s Hill; Pale (or White) Hill; … Continue reading

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Another Munro outlier gets climbed

Ben Chonzie (931m) Pronunciation:              Ben Chonzie (often pronounced Ben y Hone) Translation:                   Mossy Mountain Total distance:              14.1km Total time:                     3hrs 40mins Total ascent:                 757m Weather:                        Grey and misty with some light rain. Turned a lot warmer than of late at … Continue reading

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