Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Tag: Munro

  • Stùc a’Chròin

    Stùc a’Chròin

    I’ve always fancied doing the Stùc a’Chròin Hill Race but never had the opportunity. I sort of walked the course today from Strathyre up and over the Meall Mór ridge into Glen Ample before the climb up the 184th highest Munro Wikipedia says the name Stùc a’Chròin means the peak of harm or danger, but…

  • Creag Meagaidh from Coire Ardair

    Creag Meagaidh from Coire Ardair

    Coire Ardair is a classic glacial corrie, the Lochan a’Choire surrounded by a back wall of steep precipitous crags. The name of the high point, the Munro Creag Meagaidh, means in Gaelic, the crag of the boggy place, referring I guess to the boggy summit plateau. Early 20th-century climbers referred to the mountain as Craig…

  • Slioch from Loch Maree

    Slioch from Loch Maree

    An early morning wander with the dog along the shore of Loch Maree, the mighty Torridonian sandstone massif of Slioch, 980m high, dominating the view to the south. Its sides from this view is entirely defended by buttresses, crags and scree.