Tag Archives: Munros

The Road to The Isles: Rannoch to Corrour

I have often passed Corrour on the train having just come a big hill and my eyes have been drawn to a lonely ruin which sits about a mile south of the station. Lonely, windswept and desolate, it stands atop … Continue reading

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Ardlui to Arrochar via Ben Vorlich

Ben Vorlich is one of those hills everyone should climb once. Only once. If Ben Lomond is the magnet which attracts walks to the hills over Loch Lomond, Ben Vorlich is it’s polar opposite. No easy path here, from whatever … Continue reading

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Taynuilt to Bridge of Orchy via Ben Starav and Glas Bheinn Mhor

I’ve done everything possible to reduce the weight of my pack, so why is it so damn heavy? Around 35lbs, give or take. And there are no frivolities. Nothing for it, but to get it on and go. I had … Continue reading

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Ratagan Day 2: Sgurr an t-Searraich

  We began opposite the Kintail Lodge Hotel, quickly locating a gate in the deer fence, before clambering up a small gully into the ridge. Despite the forecast it was roasting, and the view back down the loch was stunning, … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Beinn Udlamain

It had been over a month since my last hillwalk, a month in which I had over indulged in eating and drinking, more so the former. I’ve not been running either, so this first serious walk of the year came … Continue reading

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Beinn Inverveigh and Meall Tairbh

Another outing with Glasgow HF, and a chance to complete the walk I started last year to Meall Tairbh via Ben Inverveigh. On my last visit I had cut the walk short, partly due to a lack of time, partly … Continue reading

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