Ben Sgrithgeal

To the south lie Loch Hourn and the Knoydart peninsula. To the east and north the big summits of the Five Sisters and behind them the Mullardoch mountains. Out west, we gazed toward Eigg, Rum, and Skye. “The view remains in my mind, as possibly the finest I have ever… Continue reading

More than half a glass

Creag Meagaidh requires 880 metres of ascent to the summit. Gairich, (just as another example) 730 metres. But you might benchmark 1000 metres uphill for a typical Highland day.  I decided to see how many of those pesky brown lines could be crossed in a moderate day close to York:-… Continue reading