Whiteburn's Wanderings

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

Tag Archives: 2015


Wandering up Glen Lui just before lunchtime musing of where to head; no wind, -3C, it felt good to be out in the mountains again. I’d nearly missed the opportunity … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 5 Comments

A stroll

I’d given the knee a couple of weeks rest & while still awaiting an appointment with the Physio I was getting bored & impatient watching the good weather float past.  … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · 4 Comments


I’d a plan on the back burner for a high level traverse from Glenfinnan across to the Great Glen taking in 3 Munroes & 4 Corbetts just waiting for reasonable … Continue reading

October 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

A bit of GR11 slackpacking

Arrived back in the UK a week ago having spent 5½ weeks ambling in the Pyrenees primarily along the GR11.  Originally I looked at a shorter trip, ~4 weeks, finishing … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · 15 Comments


I was struggling, the 750m climb up to Sgurr nan Gillean first thing on a morning, well 9am, with a stinking hangover isn’t to be recommended. A buddy & I … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

TGO 15 ticked.

Well that’s the TGO Challenge 2015 completed and written up (before the memory banks are erased). My final route pretty much stuck to the ‘Route Sheets’ submitted back in December 2014, … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · 16 Comments

A bit of Monadhliath

I’d been planning a few trips into the Monadhliath before the forthcoming wind farms completely change the place (i.e trash) but my knee injury put me out of action for … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · 5 Comments

Easter Bunnies

I missed the good weather over the Easter weekend thanks to trying to shrug off a dose of the dreaded ‘man flu’ but fortunately the spell of good weather seemed … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

Glen Derry

With all my overnight gear sitting in a couple of boxes it took less than an hour to grab some food throw the pack in the car & head for … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

A bit of Mar Forest

The weekend weather looked pretty good so a trip was on the cards & thought I’d take a yomp into some of the less frequented parts of the Cairngorms & … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Déjà vu

After 2 weeks of complete inactivity nursing the knee followed by another 4 weeks of gentle exercise, boredom, lots of stretching, short walks and it was back to where it … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · 8 Comments