Tag Archives: Scottish Highlands

#253 – Cairn Gorm and Ben Macdui, and the Cairngorm Tragedy of 1971

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Most of my Cairngorm visits over the years have been to the ski slopes, though on one occasion I did do a trip away from the ski … Continue reading

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#252 – Glamaig and the Northern Hills of the Red Cuillins

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Several months had passed and the Blog was starting to gather dust.  Writing a blog every two weeks isn’t so difficult a task if you keep it … Continue reading

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#249 – Invermallie Bothy and the Commandos of Achnacarry

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) On our 2017 Scottish trip, Chris and I (plus Border Collie ‘Mist’) had visited a couple of bothies in the course of our mountain walking (see post … Continue reading

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#248 – Skye – Kirkibost to Sligachan, the ‘short way’

(Left click images and maps to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) I guess we are all creatures of habit.   I’m prepared to bet that for most of us, our hill days are circular routes starting … Continue reading

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#247 – Sgurr na Stri and the Cuillin Mountains of Skye

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Despite having almost perfect weather on our May Scottish trip, our first foray onto Skye produced one of the wettest days of the month.    After a day … Continue reading

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#246 – Return to Beinn Eighe

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Our trip to Scotland in 2017 had been blessed (mostly) with good weather, but my day on Beinn Eighe (see post #230) had included a bitterly cold … Continue reading

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#245 – The CIC Hut, Ben Nevis

(Some images will zoom – left click to zoom in, use browser return arrow to return) May in the Scottish Highlands is often the best time of year for a visit, with fairly settled weather and no midges, which is … Continue reading

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