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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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Most easterly Munros on the Mamore Range – [# 161 – 163]

Sgurr Eilde Mor (1010m); Binnein Beag (943m); Binnein Mor (1130m) Pronunciation:              Skoor Edge-yer More; Beenyan Bayk; Beenyan More Translation:                   Big Peak of the Hind; Small Peak; Big Peak Total distance:              23.1km Total time:                     8hrs 12mins Total ascent:                 1769m Weather:                        Rather … Continue reading

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The Ring of Steall – [# 157 – 160]

An Gearanach (982m); Stob Coire a’ Chairn (981m); Am Bodach (1032m); Sgurr a’ Mhaim (1099m) Pronunciation:              Un Gearahnoch; Stob Korrer a Charn; Am Bottoch; Skoor uh Vime Translation:                   The Complainer; Peak of the Corrie of the Cairn; The Old Man; … Continue reading

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The Maidens of the Mamores – [# 154]

Na Gruagaichean (1055m); Pronunciation:              Na Grooageechan Translation:                   The Maidens Total distance:              11.3km Total time:                     4hrs 22mins Total ascent:                 948m Weather:                        Overcast with cloud rising above the summits for a time. Start / end location:   Mamore Lodge (hotel) car park just … 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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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 tough day on the Glen Lyon round

Carn Gorm (1029m); Meall Garbh (968m); Carn Mairg (1042m); Meall na Aighean (Creag Mhor) (981m) Pronunciation:              Karn Gorrum; Miaowl Garav; Karn Merrick; Miaowl nun Ion (Krayk Voar) Translation:                   Blue Hill; Rough Hill; Red or Rusty Hill; Hill of the Hind (Big … Continue reading

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