Tag Archives: Walking

Schiehallion MSc – Mountain of Science

Schiehallion (1083m) Pronunciation:             Sheehallion Translation:                  The Fairy Hill of the Caledonians Total distance:              10.7km Total time:                    3hrs … Continue reading

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The most easterly Munro

Mount Keen (939m) Pronunciation:             Mount Keen Translation:                 Gentle Hill Total distance:             28.3km Total time:             … Continue reading

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A mountain of treasure

Sgor na h-Ulaidh (994m) Pronunciation:             Skor na Hoolee Translation:                  Peak of the Treasure Total distance:              22.2km Total time:     … Continue reading

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Duo north of Loch Lochy

Meall na Teanga (917m); Sron a’ Choire Ghairbh (935m) Pronunciation:            Miaowl nuh Tyenga; Stron a Horrer Girreth Translation:                 Hill of the Tongue; Nose of the Rough Corrie … 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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Another day at Fersit

Stob a’ Choire Mheadoin (1105m); Stob Coire Easain (1115m) Pronunciation:            Stob a Horrer Veeyann; Stob Korrer Essin Translation:                 Peak of the Middle Corrie; Peak of the Coire … Continue reading

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A grey day doesn’t dampen a superb climb

Stob Coire Sgriodain (979m); Chno Dearg (1046m) Pronunciation:            Stob Korrer Skreethane; Knorr Jerrack Translation:                 Peak of the Coire of the Scree; Red Hill Total distance:     … Continue reading

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Ski mountaineering really appeals

Cairngorm (1245m); Pronunciation:           Cairn Gorm Translation:                Blue Cairn Total distance:           13.8km Total time:                  3hrs 45mins … Continue reading

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Review of YakTrax Pro anti-slip walking aid

After spending the last few days slipping and sliding our way around the snow and ice of the Glenmore Campsite we finally succumbed and bought a couple of pairs of “YakTrax Pros”. The blurb describes them as “Heavy duty traction … Continue reading

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