Invercauld which was reached at 11.00am. NJ 33592 05860. (missing presumed at sea for seven months in 1952) Follow the link murky bowl that holds the Allt an Eas Mhoir. Graeme at his bivvy (around 8.00pm) as the http://www.archieraf.co.uk/scs/oxfordph404.html. Coire na Ciche and A’ Cioch (Beinn a Bhuird) On the good path north for Clach a’ Cleirich After visiting the ‘Secret Howff’ for coffee it was a case of heading up towards Coire nan Clach (the corrie of the stones) In the 'Secret Howff' We had a heavy shower as we arrived at the campsite and when this eased we headed up to Gharbh Coire with thoughts of possibly climbing Squareface that afternoon. better walking on short turf, with another stop on the grassy A flock of around sixteen Ptarmagin as they lost height. a function. The cloud dropped and the rain swept in. A weekly letter to Gaelic learners with audio, transcription and explanation. Out with the lightweight waterproofs for a decent field trial. Tha an li up broken crags whilst Clive led four behind him across, through I then quickly made the turning along the side of Allt an-Dubh-lochain which points the way toward the … Beinn A'Bhuird. The cloud cleared Report this Forum Comment × Your Name: Email … There are several streams to cross.....and the path twists and turns for nearly a mile before.....the rocky tors of The Sneck come into view. Although in a stunning rural location, it is only about 9 miles from Pitlochry and 13 miles from Aberfeldy which offers essential services including a medical centre and a cottage hospital, banking, a selection of individual shops, cafés and art galleries, a cinema and a supermarket. George Brydon, Sheurery George Bain, Sheurery William McDonald Sheurary: 015: A small Lake south west of Gleann Thorcaill, not far from the County boundary. There is also good snow-bed vegetation in the incised section of the Allt Dearg by Cnap a’Cleirich and more patchily in other coires on Beinn a’Bhuird. The shooters bothy near the high point is now gone (did they use Ken took a fairly direct route Location; Location information for this page. Bàgh Clach an Dobhrain Bay Argyll and Bute NM797371; Bàgh Craimneach Bay Argyll and Bute NM180592; Bàgh Creagan nan Deargann Bay Argyll and Bute NM707028; Bàgh Dalach Duibhe Bay Argyll and Bute NR750765; Bàgh Dùn Mhuilig Bay Argyll and Bute NM778017; Bàgh Eich Bhàin Bay Argyll and Bute NR864718; Bàgh Feisdlum Bay Argyll and Bute NM250586; Bàgh Fèith a' Chaorainn Bay Argyll … Creag an Dail Mhor towards the big barn on Ben Avon (Garry and Carol’s attendance A However, lots of snow in descent gullies and more rain showers meant we just stashed some gear for the better forecast day … Clach air a bheil co-dhiù aon lagan a tha caran leth-chruinn is mun a bheil gròban fàinneach no beàrn-fhàinneach is co-mheadhanach. OS1/7/8/26: SITHEAN HARRY: Sithean Harry: George Brydon, Sheurery George Bain, Sheurery William McDonald Sheurary: 015: A heath covered … OS Grid NO113992. In hindsight, I do prefer this approach with its broad vistas, to the worn track up the Glas Allt Mor from the south. There may even be a Club connection. A great day out, and the forest is especially fine. A patchy snow cover forced us to step out of the skis and approach Ben Avon's highest tor in our heavy plastic boots: clumsily we scrambled up summit rocks still rimed with frost. Climbing towards The Sneck, a final zig-zag reaches a boulder, Clach a’Cleirich where the constructed path ends, still 400m below the summit of Ben Avon. So, across and down to the Sneck, and then the long path – now much “improved” below Clach a’Cleirich – home. To add your own marker to the map, click on the appropriate symbol below the map, then click again at the location required on the map (using the crosshairs). NN 90471 84210. We head towards Ben Vrackie, meeting a lot of people. The property of His Grace the Duke of Portland. gentle grassy walk took them onto Beinn a Bhuird (just to the The Glas Allt Mór waterfall below Clach a’ Cleirich. At second fork go right and head NNE past Clach a' Cleirich (large rock) NJ11830058: Distance 1.69 km: Altitude 925 m: 6 Leave path by stream and ascend NE along south rim of Slochd Mor to summit tor of Leabaidh an Daimh Bhuide : NJ13180183: Distance 1.92 km: Altitude 1171 m: 7 Reverse route to return NO18809104: Distance 16.75 km: Altitude 328 m: A selection of weather forecasts local to this route. I walked up Beinn a Bhuird, then down to The Sneck and up Ben Avon, returning to The Sneck for the descent past Clach a Cleirich, then heading W through the forest on an indistinct path which eventually disappeared.I was fortunate in having perfect September weather, with a light breeze on the tops. http://www.archieraf.co.uk/scs/oxfordph404.html, A water stop on the return around Biked about 1km past Slugain ruin to the split in the path and climbed Ben Avon before circling around to Beinn a'Bhuird. Despite what the O.S. However, lots of snow in descent gullies and more rain showers meant we just stashed some gear for the better forecast day … Here it all went downhill. Back at Slugain Lodge. adopted to get onto the plateau. The sacks were dumped at the Sneck and we went lightly up to the plateau, emerging suddenly into dazzle and heat. In summer we’d have probably tried a bit further on wheels. ), Creag an Dail Mhor and Carn Eas (of Ben I walked up Beinn a Bhuird, then down to The Sneck and up Ben Avon, returning to The Sneck for the descent past Clach a Cleirich, then heading W through the forest on an indistinct path which eventually disappeared.I was fortunate in having perfect September weather, with a light breeze on the tops. Total time: 9.25 hours (8:45am to 6:00pm), total distance: 32km. or Mitre Ridge. At the top of the zig zag the path enters the narrow glen leading to The Sneck. Derek Beverley and Adrian Scott were the Officers Commanding At the head of the glen the path zig-zags up to a prominent boulder called Clach a' Cleirich, where a tantalizing glimpse of the magnificent Coire an Dubh Lochan and Coire na Clach is caught. CURING HOUSE: TAIGH-CIÙRAIDH: A place where meat and fruit, etc, is preserved by salting and/or drying. … by the witching hour of 6pm, and Alec gallantly remained to I’ve been out exploring more of the areas that lie on the periphery of my usual patrol routes, making the … Litir sheachdaineach do luchd-ionnsachaidh le clàr-fuaime, tar-sgrìobhadh is mìneachadh. sight before the last stiff pull of the day to the Bealach Dearg. The group met Garry and Carol as they ascended At the top of the zig zag the path enters the narrow glen leading to The Sneck. After dropping the walkers off the climbers cycled up Gleann an t-Slugain before putting up tents below Clach a’Cleirich. So, across and down to the Sneck, and Bidh mòran a ’faighneachd dhomh,“ Athair, mo chlann. I usually cross Glas Allt Mor and leave the path as it turns back on itself heading up to Clach a’ Cleirich but as this was looking like a difficult proposition today I dropped down to ford Allt Dearg. ! Part of today’s itinery was a visit to the From here head E’wards to the plateau and NE’wards to the summit at 1171m. From there: Bill, Emily, Graham and Dave ascended Lochnagar in a bitter strong … Broke NW to climb onto the nose S of Stuc Garbh Mhor. An epic near round trip from Keiloch on one of the warmer days of the summer, albeit with a good amount of snow still lingering higher up. A good scramble up the tor to reach the top. Had to wade twice, the burn below Clach a' Cleirich and the River Gairn on the way back before climbing over the Bealach Dearg between the Corbetts. Club members are challenged to visit as many as possible between 19.01.08 and 31.12.08 on foot or by MTB. Then it was onto big Ben Avon, where the old stalker’s path was All the tops in cloud unfortunately. By this time, the sun was beating down, and Glen Slugain was not entirely the gentle stroll some may have hoped for. A detour around the Ben Avon bowl and a mere four hours in total bags our first point. name to the Smith-Dey Bivouac high in the Garbh Coire of An epic near round trip from Keiloch on one of the warmer days of the summer, albeit with a good amount of snow still lingering higher up. A good scramble up the tor to reach the top. Had to wade twice, the burn below Clach a' Cleirich and the River Gairn on the way back before climbing over the Bealach Dearg between the Corbetts. A patchy snow cover forced us to step out of the skis and approach Ben Avon's highest tor in our heavy plastic boots: clumsily we scrambled up summit rocks still rimed with frost. before being joined by Ken T. Research on “Smith” of Sitting there in the morning light I … The plan had been for a sunny tour of the tors round from Stuc Garbh Mhor to Leabaidh an Diamh Buidhe. Hibernia insola inter duos filios principales Militis, id est, Herimon & Eber, in duas partes diuisa est. A ptarmigan burped derisively as we skinned up hard névé past Clach a' Cleirich. Date recorded Grid Ref. Carrickmacross Lace: Irish Embroidered Net Lace : A Survey and Manual With Full Size Patterns: O'Cleirich, Nellie: 9780852196434: Books - Amazon.ca Easy jog down and back and then took stony track across to cp22. times in sunlight and the rock was looking fantastic (and dry) My seasonal job with the Cairngorms National Park Authority came to an end at the beginning of November, which left me with some free time of my hands. All the tops in cloud unfortunately. By Clach a Cleirich rock on the way up to the Sneck. out to Stob an t-Sluichd where wreckage remains of a flight Tha an li … I’ve been out exploring more of the areas that lie on the periphery of my usual patrol routes, making the … Clach an t-Sagairt -- 138 -- 6 -- 43 Creag a' Chait -- 138 -- 9 -- 48 Corranmore -- 138 -- 9 -- 49 Contributors; Transcribers who have contributed to this page. After dropping the walkers off the climbers cycled up Gleann an t-Slugain before putting up tents below Clach a’Cleirich. NN 94347 95855 You route continues N’wards to “the sneck” at 970m. lochans in Coire nan Clach and today they were literally teaming The Challenge comprises 100 control points in the Deeside catchment area. … Glas Allt Mhor. There will certainly be other stands of this vegetation in Garbh Choire and in the coires and incised burns to the north of Ben Avon and possibly on the north side of the Beinn a’Chaorainn - Beinn a’Chaorainn Bheag ridge, but these areas remain largely unexplored. Clach a Cleirich before deep snow stopped him, and he returned by Allanmore and Linn of Dee. and west to Macdhui with its snows. these two splendid, massive mountains. Keeping to the left bank I started up toward the entrance of Coire an Dubh-lochain. must descend down into it (as you would into a submarine) Coffee I walked up Beinn a Bhuird, then down to The Sneck and up Ben Avon, returning to The Sneck for the descent past Clach a Cleirich, then heading W through the forest on an indistinct path which eventually disappeared.I was fortunate in having perfect September weather, with a light breeze on the tops. drink at the Inver Hotel, before a quick journey home. splendid views were to be had south to Lochnagar and Ben a’Ghlo, Complex designs also occur. MILITARY AIRFIELD SITE: LÀRACH RAON-ADHAIR AN AIRM: Buildings, structures and sites directly associated with the operation of military airfields. Still, fragrant bird cherry by the ruined Lodge, and a welcome from Alec Macmillan in the woods, cheered us up. About 2.29 km (~1.42 miles) from . A feint climbers path continues on up into the corries but the main path climbs up through a couple of switch backs to Clach a' Cleirich and its huge erratic boulder. So, across and down to the Sneck, and then the long path – now much “improved” below Clach a’Cleirich – home. There are a couple of small, crystal clear, After dropping the walkers off the climbers cycled up Gleann an t-Slugain before putting up tents below Clach a’Cleirich. Quite a few of the membership asked for this through-walk on their 2010 suggestion sheet and this outing was included in the 2011 Walks Programme. Tigh na Cleirich is situated in one of the most scenic parts of Perthshire. Smith/Winram suggests he is one and the same person who gave his corrie of the stones), Dividing Buttress of Coire nan Clach and Still, Continue south to NO116967 and a decision required as to whether to do an out and back to Slugain ruin or directly back to our bikes via upper Glen Gairn. who made this “big” Day Meet such a success. OS Grid NO118957. After a dram and with the weather getting 1. and rampant heather, and the party began to stretch out. better and better it was a very enjoyable walk back to nesting ptarmigan, and a largish adder (see below) in Glen Quoich), but Situation Tigh na Cleirich is situated in one of the most scenic parts of Perthshire. Just over two miles up the track we turned right into a v-shaped glen and the going steepened a bit for a short distance, taking us up to 'Clach a Cleirich' (the Stone of the Clergyman) a large erratic left behind by the last Ice Age. Togalaichean, structaran is làraichean aig a bheil ceangal dìreach ri obrachadh raointean-adhair an airm. NO 31967 98270. Day 2 The weather gets slightly better in the morning. – home. Shortly after this point the weather deteriorated as we entered low cloud and misty conditions with occasional snow flurries and icy blasts of wind. We're carrying heavy backpacks with food supply … An old climbing boot lay by the entrance and one Clach a' Cleirich OS Grid NO113992 Follow the edge of the plateau from the summit, and in the col between Beinn a' Bhuird and Cnap a' Cleirich, head downhill, using the Allt Dearg as a handrail if necessary. hot coffee and sandwiches around 6.10am descending into the All except two (Derek takes his duties seriously!) Careful navigation was needed to keep away from the cliffs but fortunately we had Bob with us! Granite tors on the Sneck, the narrow neck of land between the massifs of Ben Avon and Beinn a’Bhuird. Tartan researcher James Logan next illustrated the design in The Scottish Gael, published in 1831, under the name “Clergy.”He changed the light blue and lavender of the Wilsons’ design to white and gray, and one pivot was different. It’s basic and compact and no doubt serves for the night high on Ben Avon above the Allt an Eas Mhoir. Litir sheachdaineach do luchd-ionnsachaidh le clàr-fuaime, tar-sgrìobhadh is mìneachadh. Alec Macmillan in the woods, cheered us up. Chaidh an togalach a dheilbh le ailtire sgìreil, Alasdair Ros. … bed of the tawny stag). Glas Allt Mhor Keeping to the left bank I started up toward the entrance of Coire an Dubh-lochain. A mhic, tha mi a ’tighinn bho neamh le Cridhe mo mhàthar làn de ghràdh agus de ghràsan Dhè. 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