Tag Archives: Scottish Highlands

#231 – A day on ‘The other Buachaille’

(‘Left click’ images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Mention ‘The Buachaille’ to mountain people, and they will nod wisely and assume that you mean Buachaille Etive Mor which translates as the ‘Big Herdsman of Etive’.  … Continue reading

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#230 – The Beinn Eighe Ridge, Torridon

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) We were slowly making our way back home on our May trip to Scotland.   Ten days earlier, Chris and I (plus Border Collie ‘Mist’ of course!) had … Continue reading

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#229 – A walk up (or around!) Stac Pollaidh

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Travelling north up the A835 beyond Ullapool you enter Assynt, a land of wide open spaces and weird looking mountains.   In May 2016 we had come … Continue reading

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#228 – The Fairy Lochs, Shieldaig near Gairloch

(Some images will zoom – Left click to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) After our outing to Corrie Mhic Fhearchair (see post #227) I was itching to get in a longer day on a crossing of … Continue reading

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#227 – Coire Mhic Fhearchair and the Beinn Eighe air-crash, 1951

(Some images will zoom – Left click to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Our Scottish trip had got off to a great start with bright sun and settled conditions most of the time, especially on Skye … Continue reading

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#226 – Coire na Creiche and the Fairy Pools

(Some images will zoom – Left click to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) So far, our May trip to Scotland hadn’t got any further than Glencoe (see post #222) and Skye (posts #223, #224 and #225) … Continue reading

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#225 – Coire Lagan and the Cuillins

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) The Cuillin Hills of Skye are a mountaineer’s paradise – there’s an alpine feel about the place and the area remains popular with hikers, climbers and mountaineers … Continue reading

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