Balmoral Cairns

Sunday 10th October 2021 As much as we have been up in this area we have never undertaken the whole of the Balmoral Cairns walk. These historical cairns were erected by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on the Balmoral Estate. Today we were going to have some fun hunting for cairns on this circular walk…

Cùl Mòr

Friday 8th October 2021 I simply love the Assynt area as the landscape is quite unique so we planned on one more summit here before moving on. We were heading for Cùl Mòr a shapely, twin summited mountain. We walked along a narrow stalkers path for quite a bit which took us slowly upwards. Views…

Stac Pollaidh Ridge & Circuit

Thursday 7th October 2021 Stac Pollaidh is slowly cracking up.  Its sandstone rock is being worn away by the wintry frosts, which have fractured and shattered it over the years into scree.  Wind and rain have helped to hasten its downfall, with storms washing out deep gullies in the scree slopes. So we needed to…

Ben Wyvis

Wednesday 6th October 2021 We had drove up here the night before so we could be up and away relatively early  this morning and had stayed overnight in the car park at the bottom of Ben Wyvis. We also chose a Wednesday as this can be a popular hill. There’s easy access to this Munro…

The Grey Corries

Distance : 23.42 km Time : 10.5 hrs After yesterdays long walk we decided on another, although this one would be at a much higher level, with a much longer day than yesterday as the terrain was much more difficult which also included lots of descents and ascents in order to summit each of these…

Craig Meagaidh Circuit

Distance : 21km Time : 7.5hrs We were off to undertake two full on days of Munro bagging over the weekend. We decided to loosen off the legs by firstly undertaking the Craig Meagaidh Circuit of 3 Munro’s, which was said to be an enjoyable long day on the hills. We left late Friday arriving…

Gone Galavanting

“I haven’t been there yet but its on my list”. We took some time off work for a bit of a break.  We had no official plan in terms of where we were heading due to the weather being all over the place but we were heading somewhere. The only plan we did have was…

The Wild Scottish Highlands

Taking a week off work we decided to head to the Highlands. We didn’t have anywhere in particular planned other than spending two nights in a ‘Star Hut’ in Rannoch Moor which I had been generously gifted for my birthday so other options could be planned around this. We hadn’t been in the Fort William…

Glen Ey

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path, and leave a trail”. Glen Ey is a beautiful spot situated relatively near Braemar. We were heading up to this location for a weekend wild camp to bag some of the more remote Munro’s. For us it was an ideal…

Beinn Dearg

The whole country was having a cracking weekend so we decided it would be nice to summit a Munro in a bit if heat, potentially hitting 13° on the summit…for us that’s roasty toasty!!! We chose Beinn Dearg for a few reasons. Firstly it was pretty close to home, near the Blair Atholl area, secondly…