Tag Archives: Lairig Ghru

New bridge imminent at Derry Burn

Stop Press: First picture of the new bridge going up comes from Bob Scott’s Bothy caretaker and my fellow Corrour MO, Neil Findlay – https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=967223033296185&set=a.207699109248585.52869.100000254925069&type=1&theater BRIDGE REPORTED COMPLETE BY MAR LODGE ESTATE ON APRIL 30th. With spring making inroads and people’s … 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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The Sinclair Hut – one of the Cairngorms’ lost bothies

NH 959038 – 1957-1991 I first stayed there about 40 years ago, and seem to recall a sprung metal bedstead in one of the two rooms, although that could be a trick of memory. The time I really remember was … Continue reading

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