Monday, 10 September 2012


Coire an Sneachda
Looking over to the Fiacaill Ridge of Sneachda

on our way across the plateau

A cold but dry day in The Cairngorms. First walking day for my group on their 6 day mini adventure across the Highlands. Our trip is making use of the wonderful railway lines across the Highlands, a holiday in itself. After a short limbering up stroll on a 2 hr walk along the Speydide Way yesterday afternoon it was a big day for them in the mountains today. We headed into Coire an t Sneachda and encouraged by calm and dry weather we went up the Goat Track onto the Plateau. It was a definite hat and gloves day. We saw plenty of ptarmigan and not a lot of folk. A chilly NW breeze and feeling like winter not far away. Off to Skye tomorrow.

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