Great Mountain Days in Scotland: Big mountain days and a few nights

Great Mountain Days in Scotland: Big mountain days and a few nights

by Dan Bailey

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ISBN-13: 9781852846121
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
Publication date: 06/12/2012
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dan Bailey has a consuming passion for the mountains of Scotland. A refugee from southern flatlands now based in Fife, he enjoys everything from winter mountaineering and rock climbing to hill walking and long-distance backpacking. This is his third title for Cicerone.

Table of Contents

Overview Map 7

Preface 9

Introduction 11

Getting around 14

Camps, bivvies, bothies and howffs 16

Maps and guidebooks 18

Scrambles 19

Seasonal variations 20

Hazards 24

Access - the legal situation 27

The hill environment 28

Using this guide 33

Northwest Highlands

1 Ben Hope and Ben Loyal 34

2 Ben Klibreck 38

3 Foinaven 42

4 Ben More Assynt, Conival and Breabag 46

5 Suilven and Canisp 50

6 Seana Bhraigh and Càrn Bàn 54

7 The Beinn Dearg four 58

8 Traverse of the Fannaichs 62

9 An Teallach and the Beinn Deargs 66

10 Fisherfield Six 71

11 Beinn Eighe 76

12 Liathach and Beinn Alligin 81

13 Coulin Forest 86

14 Circuit of Loch Monar 91

15 Loch Mullardoch hills 96

16 Cam Eige, Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan and more 100

17 Cluanie Horseshoe from Glen Affric 105

18 Beinn Fhada, The Brothers and the Five Sisters 109

19 South Glen Shiel Ridge to The Saddle 114

20 Ladhar Bheinn and Loch Hourn 118

21 The Sgurr na Ciche range - a Rough Bounds round 122

22 Glen Finnan circuit 126

23 Beinn Odhar Bheag and the Rois-Bheinn group 130

Lochaber, the Central and Southern Highlands

24 Creag Meagaidh 134

25 Ben Alder and the Geal-chàrn group 138

26 Lochaber Traverse 143

27 The Mamores 149

28 Glen Coe circuit 154

29 Black Mount Traverse 159

30 Glen Etive hiils 163

31 Ben Cruachan, Beinn Eunaich and Beinn a' Chochuil 167

32 Achallader's five Munros 171

33 Tyndrum's five Corbetts 175

34 Ben Lui, Ben Oss and Beinn Dubhchraig 179

35 Crianiarich hills 183

36 Arrochar 'Alps' 187

37 Ben Lawers group and the Tarmachan Ridge 192

Cairngorms

38 Beinn a'Ghlo, the Tarf and the Tilt 197

39 Munros of Glen Feshie 202

40 Cairngorms 4000-ers 207

41 Beinn a' Bhuird and Ben Avon 212

42 Lochnagar via The Stuic 217

43 Glen Clova circuit 222

Galloway

44 Galloway hills 226

The Islands

45 Glen Rosa circuit, Arran 231

46 Cuillin Traverse, Rum 235

47 Bia Bheinn, Sgurr na Stri and Sligachan, Skye 239

48 Trotternish Ridge, Skye 244

49 An Cliseam range, Harris 249

50 Uig hills, Lewis 253

Appendix 1 Walk Summary Table 257

Appendix 2 Key Summits and Ranges 259

Appendix 3 Further Reading 264

Appendix 4 Useful Contacts and Websites 265

Index 267

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