The weather had returned to normal service as I was out guiding for Steven Fallon Mountain Guides in Braemar this weekend. We encountered hail and fierce winds on Beinn a’Bhuirdh so opted to retrace our steps instead of going for Beinn A’an. It was much windier than forecast with gusts knocking us about on the […]
It was a pleasant start to the day as we set off up the long slopes of Beinn a’Chaorainn, but as we climbed the cloud lowered and we were soon in mist with some rain and wind. Navigation wasn’t too bad and we found some relative shelter to refuel before crossing the summit ridge before […]
I was guiding in the Cairngorms for a few days based in Braemar using bikes to help us with some of the longer walk ins on good tracks. We had some great weather and found some lovely plantlife along the way!
It was a pleasant if overcast bike and hike in the Cairngorms walking up Glen Derry to climb up the bouldery summit if Beinn a’Chaorainn. We managed to reach the summit before the rain squall reached us and enjoyed lunch with several young Tarmachan families before walking across the lovely plateau to Beinn Bhreac in […]
I was back out with some slightly wetter walkers again today on Beinn a’Chaorainn and Beinn Teallach and the mist was very much down. The wind was worse so the midges left us after we cleared the treeline. It was only as we climbed towards Beinn Teallach we saw anything at all and it was […]
After a wild drive from Assynt to Braemar and the weather seemed to be everywhere! We cycled in to Derry Lodge and walked through Glen Luibeg to head out to Corrour bothy. The climb up to the plateau and eventually over the snowy boulder fields to reach Carn Toul. It was misty, damp and with […]
It was a lovely start to the long weekend walking based at Tulloch to see in the start of August. We headed out from Moy to climb Creag Pitridh, Geal Charn and Beinn a’Chlachair in hot weather with really muggy conditions lower down and a pleasant dry heat on the summits. The muggy glens also […]