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Ski Mountaineering on the Plateau

Cairngorm 1,244m    Stob Coire an t-Sneachda 1,176m    Cairn Lochan 1,215m Fiacaill a’Choire Chais 1,141m

What an amazing day. We parked at the top car park and caught the train up to the ptarmigan building. 187 more words


Cairn Gorm + Tops

Tuesday 24 June 2014

14.2 km/908 m/05:30 hrs

Munro (2nd round): Cairn Gorm (No. 47)

Munro Tops: Cnap Coire na Spreidhe, Stob Coire an t-Sneachda, Cairn Lochan + Creag an Leth-choin (Nos. 562 more words


A 'rest day' on Cairn Lochan

After returning from my short backpacking trip in the Cairngorms I planned to have a rest day before working at the weekend. But as I sat in my caravan on the camp site where I work (and live on work days and others) eating a leisurely breakfast the sun came out and lit up the Cairngorm. 649 more words



Conditions in the Cairngorms yesterday were perhaps more representative of a normal winter, compared with last year when the snow cover and build-up was extensive and substantial. 277 more words