Saturday 6th August 2016 (Glen Cannich)


Parked by the New Bridge over the River Cannich

Heather on the Hillside

Looking West Down Glen Cannich Towards Loch Mullardoch

Close up of the Loch Mullardoch Dam

The Knobbly Summit of Sgorr an Diollaid

Looking Towards the Highest Point Along the Ridge

It Starts to Rain Just as I Reach the Summit

Heading Back Down and this Time Keeping Well Away from the Peat Bogs from Earlier in the Day

Sunday 7th August 2016 (Glen Strathconon)

Today's Walk Abandoned Due to Heavy Rain & Gales, Which Didn't Seem to Bother These Six Stags Baby Sitting at Inverchoran

Monday 8th August 2016 (Glen Strathfarrar)

Parked Near the Monar Dam

A Closer Look at the Dry Side of Monar Dam

The Wet Side of the Dam

Looking up Loch Monar with my Hill in Shadow in the Centre Above the Gorge

The Old Jetty at Monar Lodge

Hound Dogs at the Lodge

Above Monar Lodge

A Pair Curious Highland Ponies

Looking up at the Gorge

Looking Back Down Towards the Lodge

One of the Little Islands on Loch Monar

The Top of my Hill is Still in Shadow from the Stalkers Path

One of 3 Bridges on Route

Looking Back Down Loch Monar

An Oak Eggar Moth Caterpillar

Another Bridge this time over a Waterfall

The End of the Loch and the Dam Look Along Way Off as I Start to Climb

A Close up of one of the Monar Dams from Near the Summit

The South Eastern Corrie and Ridge on the Munro Maoile Lunndaidh (Bagged10/08/08)

The Summit Cairn of An Sidhean

A Pose on the Summit Out of the Wind

The Munros Sgurr a Chaorachain (Bagged 01/08/00) & Sgurr nan Ceannaichean (Bagged 09/08/08) on the Skyline to the Left

A Close up of the Eastern Ridge of the Munro Sgurr a Chaorachain

Another Bridge (No Wet Feet Today)

The Remote Munro Lurg Mhor (Bagged 05/08/04) and the 4 Times Climbed Corbett Beinn Tharsuinn Dominate the Head of the Loch

A Lone Tree on an Island In Loch Monar

Monar Lodge from Inside the Gorge

The Only Evidence of Anyone Today are my own Footprints from this Morning

Tuesday 9th August 2016 (Glen Affric)

Leaving the Car Park and the Midges Behind

A Pleasant Walk Through the Woods

Glen Affric Stable Lodge

Hydro Construction Work Right on my Path

After Negotiating all the Digging this Track Follows Allt Garbh to Loch an Sguid with Aonach Shasuinn Dead Ahead

Above Loch an Sguid After Leaving the Track for Much Rougher Ground

Looking Down on the Meandering Allt Garbh from near the Top

A Pile of Stones on the West Top

Loch Beinn a' Mheadhion from the Summit of Aonach Shasuinn

Looking Down on Bealach an Amais with An Elric Ahead

Peat Erosion in Bealach an Amais

Looking Back at Aonach Shasuinn

Close up of the Top of Aonach Shasuinn

Looking South Towards the Munro Sail Chaorainn (Bagged 08/08/02)

Heading up the Southern Ridge of Carn' a' Choire Ghairbh

A Pose at a Huge Cairn but not the Summit of Carn' a' Choire Ghairbh

The Summit of Carn' a' Choire Ghairbh with the Ridge on the Left Being my Route Back

More Peat Hags

Glen Affric Lodge

Loch Beinn a' Mheadhion from Near the end of the Ridge

A Cloudberry Adds Some Colour to the Day

Looking Back at my Descent Route on Na Cnapain the End of the Ridge

Highland Ponies Grazing on the Side of Loch Affric

Glen Affric Stable Lodge Again

Wednesday10th August 2016 (Glen Strathfarrar)

The Locked Gate to Glen Strathfarrar at Inchmore

The River Farrar

Entrance to Culligran Power Station

The Start of the a Very Rough Section onto the Hill

Very Deep Peat Bogs

Looking Back at the Peat Bog as I Start to Climb on Firmer Ground

The Summit of Beinn a' Bha' ach Ard

The New Hydro Road at Neaty Burn Made for a Rapid Descent (I Wish I had Known About it Before I set off)

The Windowless Building at the Bottom of the Road

A Small Dam on Neaty Burn

Thursday 11th August 2016 (Glen Shiel)

Heavy Wind & Rain Didn't Stop This Lady From Eating my Tunnocks Wafer from my Bedroom Window at the Cluanie Inn


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