Category Archives: Walking and Wildlife Scotland

Triple Buttress, Beinn Eighe

Tragedy of Triple Buttress, Beinn Eighe This is the story of the Triple Buttress, Beinn Eighe, tragedy. One of the most famous features of Beinn Eighe is the corrie the “Triple Buttress Corrie” after the three large rock features, which … Continue reading

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Climbing Beinn Eighe

Climbing Beinn Eighe Climbing Beinn Eighe is a complex mountain massif in the Torridon area of the Highlands of Scotland, hence climbing Beinn Eighe is a challenging walk. The mountain consists of two Munros and it forms a long ridge … Continue reading

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Climbing An Teallach

Climbing An Teallach Climbing An Teallach. An Teallach lies to the southwest of Dundonnell and overlooks Little Loch Broom, in an area often nicknamed the “great wilderness”. An Teallach means ‘The Anvil’ or ‘The Forge’ in Scottish Gaelic; although most … Continue reading

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Climbing Beinn Alligin

Climbing Beinn Alligin Beinn Alligin and Beinn Dearg lie in the heart of Torridon, climbing Beinn Alligin is one of the most beautiful walks in Scotland. Though not as large or complex as their neighbours Liathach and Beinn Eighe, Beinn … Continue reading

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Great sea kayaking around Gairloch

Come and enjoy the Highlands weather and wildlife. Plenty to see at the moment on the water – grey seals abound, nesting birds like Arctic terns, black guillemots, sea eagles and divers. Kayaking is in partnership with Gairloch Canoe and … Continue reading

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Climbing Liathach

Climbing Liathach Climbing Liathach. Liathach, “the Grey One”, is situated in the heart of the Torridon massif. For “munro-baggers”, it is a testing summit, Meall Dearg, is reputed to be the most difficult 3000ft peak on the British mainland, accessed … Continue reading

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Munro Madness May 19th Ben Vorlich and Ben Vane

Munro Madness May 19th Ben Vorlich and Ben Vane Munro Madness May 19th Ben Vorlich and Ben Vane 2 Munros – Mount Vorlich and Ben Vane Ascent – 1700m Timings – 5.5 hours Distance – 16km Weather – Clear sky, … Continue reading

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Munro Madness May 19th Ben Vorlich and half the Alps

Munro Madness May 19th Ben Vorlich and half the Alps Munro Madness May 19th Ben Vorlich and half the Alps 2 Munros – Ben Vorlich and Ben Vane Ascent – 1800m Timings – 6.5 hours Distance – 18km Weather – … Continue reading

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Munro Madness May 10th Mount Keen.

Munro Madness May 10th Mount Keen.  Munro Madness May 10th Mount Keen.  Most easterly Munro 1 Munro – Mount Keen Ascent – 810m Timings – 3.5 hours Distance – 18km Weather – Clear sky, westerly but sunny. Munro Total  – … Continue reading

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Munro Madness May 10th Carinwell at Glenshee

Munro Madness May 10th Carinwell at Glenshee Munro Madness May 10th Carinwell at Glenshee Munros – The Cairnwell, Carn Aosda, Carn a’Gheoidh Ascent – 600m Timings – 3 hours Distance – 12km Weather – Strong westerly winds. Chilly Munro Total  … Continue reading

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