Tag Archives: Cairngorm

Jean’s Hut – a lost Cairngorm bothy

Of all the ‘lost’ bothies of the Cairngorms,  Jean’s Hut seems one of  the one most brought up in folk’s recollections. Not one I was ever at myself, although it didn’t finally disappear until the ’80s, but there are some … Continue reading

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The Mountain – on the Beeb … and Mar Lodge – on the web

This blog tends to concentrate on the more genteel parts of the Cairngorms, but a new BBC Scotland series perhaps merits a quick visit to the fleshpots of Cairngorm. The Mountain is a six-part documentary series about the Cairngorm ski … Continue reading

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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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New bothy pages

I’ve now added information about another two bothies to the site – Ryvoan near Glen More and Ruighe Eataichean in Glen Feshie. Both can be found under the Cairngorm Bothies tab on the navigation. Information consists of basic facts, such as … Continue reading

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