Photos & Trip Reports

Photos & Trip Reports

Scotland February 2014  

For February Half Term we spent a week in a cottage at Dalmally, the weather was a bit rubbish but we did manage 3 good days on the hills: Ben Cruachan (1126m) and Stob Diamh (998m) - beautiful winter ridge walk Sgor na h-Ulaidh (994m) - failed to get the final summit due to very steep ice Beinn Eunaich (989m) and Beinn a’Chochuill (980m) - not a » read more »

Scotland New Year 2014 from Killin  

As usual we went to Scotland for a bit of New Year Munro Bagging. The weather wasn’t brilliant but we did manage the following: Beinn Each, Stuc a’Chroin and Ben Vorlich using this route Sgiath Chuil  

Skye September 2013  

We went to Skye this September and: Had a day on the Quiraing the northernmost summit of the Trotternish Ridge on the Isle of Skye. We bagged Sgurr nan Eag (924m) & Sgurr Dubh Mor (944m) in a very long day out. We had a rest day visiting the Coral Beach  then the Fairy Glen – which is significantly the prettiest place i’ve » read more »

Italian Dolomites 2013 – our alternative AV2  

This year we went to the Italian Dolomites to have a go at the “Alta Via 2″ also called the “Dolomiten Höhenweg”. We went in the last week of June expecting a considerable amount of old snow from the long cold winter, but to our great surprise we encountered some huge dumps of fresh snow. Consequently we » read more »

Ballater Spring Bank 2013  

We had a long weekend Munro bagging trip taking in: Schiehallion (1083m) Lochnagar (1155m), Carn a’Choire Bhoidheach (1110m), Carn an t-Sagairt Mor (1047m), Cairn Bannoch (1012m), Broad Cairn (998m) Beinn a’Bhuird North Top (1197m), Ben Avon-Leabaidh an Daimh Bhuidhe (1171m)

Author: Phil Newby