Tag Archives: Cairn Toul

The five Cairngorm four-thousanders

What a day! From the wind-battered, closed-in isolation of the morning to the wide open afternoon with its views right out to the horizon and the cool, blue-sky evening cradled between the mountains, it was quality mountain day all the … Continue reading

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Refuting the case for destruction of Garbh Choire Refuge

I received a rather longer than usual response to the Garbh Choire Refuge page from George Allan, a member of the North East Mountain Trust. Rather cheekily, he includes a case for removing the refuge, presumably mistaking this for an impartial … Continue reading

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Cairn Toul – straight up

Haven’t been up to much recently, so I’ll use it as an excuse to tell you about a favourite wee route up a big hill. There’s no reason to avoid the ‘voie normale’ up Cairn Toul, up the back of … Continue reading

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Garbh Choire memories

Talking about the Garbh Choire Refuge the other day brought to mind other days in the Cairngorms’ most impressive choire complex. Depending on how you count them, there are maybe five or six choires in the great cirque between Braeriach … Continue reading

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