A Night Out in Cluanie

Munros since diagnosis #155 to #159

9th June

14:30 – Carn Ghluasaid (M203), 3140ft, 957m

15:30 – Sgurr nan Conbhairean (M044), 3638ft, 1109m

16:15 – Sail Chaorainn (M133), 3287ft, 1002m

10th June

09:30 – A’ Chralaig (M033), 3675ft, 1120m

10:30 – Mullach Fraoch-coire (M049), 3615ft, 1102m Continue reading “A Night Out in Cluanie”

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The Newtonmore Munros

Munros since diagnosis #148 to #150

12:20 – Carn Dearg (M225), 3100ft, 945m

14:40 – Carn Sgulain (M271), 3018ft, 920m

15:20 – A’ Chailleach (M251), 3051ft, 930m

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Munro with cancer #124 to #127 – the high Laggans

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”

Exposure

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”