Tag Archives: Winter

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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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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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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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 big 5-0!

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

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