CRAIGHOUSE Isle of Jura JUNE 2017


Friday 2nd June 2017 (Travelling Day)


Whoops! the Broken Bow Door Cancels our Ferry

A Rescue Ferry Arrives to Pick us up

Click Click as we Leave Kennacraig

Rescue Ferry Leaves with us on Board after being put on Standby

First View of the Paps of Jura from the Ferry in the Loch

Looking Back at the Mainland

Looking Towards The Paps of Jura as we Head for Port Ellen on Islay 

The Laphroaig Distillery from the Ferry near Port Ellen on Islay  

Beinn a' Chaolais one of the Paps of Jura and Aonach-bheinn from the Islay to Jura Ferry

Campsite from the Jura Hotel, Craighouse

Close up of the Boats and Swans in the Bay

Saturday 3rd June 2017

Boots on next to Corran River Bridge

Looking Back Towards the Car and the Triple Arched Bridge over the Corran River

Heading for the Hills

The Graham Beinn Shiantaidh Still in Cloud

Crossing the Stepping Stones over the Outflow of Loch an f-Siob

Looking up the Loch Towards the Graham Beinn a' Chaolais

Leaving the Loch and Starting the Climb

All to Soon we are Crossing Bands of Boulders & Scree

One Step up Two Steps Down

A Heavy Rain Shower hits us Just Short of the Summit

Nearly There

The Shower Passes and we Reach the Top

The Summit of the Graham Beinn Shiantaidh

A Pose in the Sunshine on the Summit

The Cloud has also Lifted and the Views Open up from the Summit

The Graham Beinn a' Chaolais and The Corbett Beinn an Oir

Looking Towards our Next Hill Beinn an Oir

Beinn a' Chaolais

Beinn an Oir  

Heading Down Beinn Shiantaidh with Beinn an Oir in the Background

Heading Down Beinn Shiantaidh with Beinn a' Chaolais in the Background

Steady on

The Top Behind us Now

Climbing Down One of the Gullies

Looking Back at Beinn Shiantaidh After Another Rain Shower

Starting to Climb Beinn an Oir

After the Shower it's Blue Skies Ahead

Beinn Shiantaidh from our Route up Beinn an Oir

High Above Loch an f-Siob

An Easy Angled Grassy Ramp Takes us to the Ridge

Close up of Craighouse & Small Isles Bay

The Sandy Beach at Loch na Mile Near Knockrome

Reaching the Northern End of the Ridge of Beinn an Oir 

Passing the Remains of Colby Camp used by OS Surveyors

Beinn Shiantaidh and the Skervuile Lighthouse

On the Path to the Summit Built by OS Surveyors

The Summit Trig Point of Beinn an Oir

Back Down in the Valley a Curious Deer

The Southern Face of Beinn Shiantaidh

Back at Loch an f-Siob and an Hour of Bogtrotting Left to get Back to the Car


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