Munros since diagnosis #167 to #169
12:15 – Stob Choire Claurigh (M015), 3862ft, 1177m
13:30 – Stob Coire an Laoigh (M038), 3661ft, 1116m
15:00 – Sgurr Choinnich Mor (M052), 3589ft, 1094m
Munros since diagnosis #155 to #159
14:30 – Carn Ghluasaid (M203), 3140ft, 957m
15:30 – Sgurr nan Conbhairean (M044), 3638ft, 1109m
16:15 – Sail Chaorainn (M133), 3287ft, 1002m
09:30 – A’ Chralaig (M033), 3675ft, 1120m
13:15 – Spidean Mialach (M146), 3268ft, 996m
14:45 – Gleouraich (M097), 3396ft, 1037m
The meanings of the names of these mountains refer respectively to wild animals and the noises they make. Continue reading “Munro with cancer #128 and #129”
10:00 – Carn Dearg (M098), 3392ft, 1034m
11:40 – Geal-Charn (M026), 3714ft, 1132m
12:15 – Aonach Beag (M037), 3661ft, 1116m
13:15 – Beinn Eibhinn (M048), 3615ft, 1102m
There is vigorous discussion among mountain people about which peaks are the most remote. There are many fine candidates, and I have visited a good few of them. Always in combination with an expedition of one or several nights out. Continue reading “Munro with cancer #124 to #127 – the high Laggans”
Sometimes people tell me that they would be frightened, alone in the mountains, particularly when camping out. My usual response is that there is nothing to fear except axe wielding maniacs. Sometimes I also have to ask when the last time was that they heard of an axe wielding maniac running amok in the Scottish Highlands. Continue reading “Exposure”
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