Whiteburn's Wanderings

One man's wanderings backpacking around Scotland plus the odd digression

Tag Archives: 2013

Around Monar

21 – 25 Nov; 80km I’d this little plan, a dawdle around the Attadale and Monar Drove roads, on the back burner for a while waiting on a suitable opportunity.  … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · 4 Comments

Braemar Dawdle

9 – 10 Nov 2013; 37km, 2100m ascent. Quite a pleasant day for a walk up Morrone the only downside was the strengthening wind the higher I got, it was … Continue reading

November 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blackwater Forest

6 – 7 November 2013; 36 km Another last minute micro-adventure, this time I’d decided to have a wander around the Blackwater Forest before the 59 turbine Dorenell Wind Farm … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

First Snow

First Snow 12 – 13 October 2013. I must admit I was feeling a bit lackadaisical, I had no plans to hatch or overwhelming urge to go peak bagging….lethargy seemed … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Cairngorms Dawdle

20 – 24 Sept 2013: 76km, 2000m ascent. I decided late on the Friday afternoon that a few days dawdling around some of the less frequented parts of the Cairngorms … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Around Corrour: 16 – 18 June 2013

My observation is that most Munro tickers seem mount day raids to ‘bag’ a hill; they look for the easiest route and then mount an expedition to get in and … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

A dawdle around Ben Avon

Thought I’d take another wander through the hills for a few days with ‘Scottish Hill Tracks” as my guide so I ended up at the Linn O’ Dee at the … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

East Highland Wild Way

25th March 2013 I was looking for a decent training trip as I’d just received notification that I’d gained a place on the 2013 TGO Challenge and a good forecast … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 4 Comments