A very promising start

It turned quite cold overnight: -2°.

We stayed at the Invercoe caravan and campsite (near the village of Glencoe). With the temperatures falling below freezing the fresh water tap was completely frozen first thing in the morning.

Sunrise looking West along Loch Leven to Garbh Bheinn

This could have caused us a bit of a problem in terms of being able to fill up the fresh water tanks completely before a few nights “wild” camping. Luckily, a liberal dousing with hot water managed to defrost the situation.

The consolation of such a frosty night was that we were rewarded with the spectacular views in the photographs.

A few moments later

Warming the top of Beinn a’ Bheithir

About Cameron Speirs

Born and brought up in the Scottish Highlands, Cameron, has been interested in outdoor pursuits since he was a wee lad. Over the last few decades he has climbed extensively in the Italian Dolomites as well as summiting the Matterhorn and several other 4000m alpine peaks. Closer to home he has spent many wonderful weekends mountaineering and biking in Snowdonia, Cairngorms, Glen Coe, Skye and Lochaber.
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