Category Archives: Quality Mountain day

Streap, a Corbett.

10°C, rain most of the day. Milky mist with some patches of sun. Corryhully bothy is ideal for this route. In effect, I went straight out this morning onto the hill. Nevertheless, two hours went by before I reached the … Continue reading

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The Mamores from Kinlochleven.

12°C, dry white cloud to start, rain after about 3pm. Walk along The West Highlands Way for a short while before taking a wet turning north. Onto a bealach that connects two of the horseshoe’s summits. The route up the … Continue reading

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Sgorr Dearg, 1024m

13°C, brisk SW Bringing showers late afternoon. Part of the Ballachulish horseshoe. Met a group of guys from around north Manchester getting ready for a walk. I asked where they were going to go. They showed me on a route … Continue reading

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A Muvrella

30°C, light wind, 0 cloud. mountain day in the Corsican mountains. starting from Refuge de Bonifatio. I hiked with MapMyRide+! Distance: 16.88km, time: 14:28:00, pace: 51:25min/km, speed: 1.17km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2365889798 Anyway, the mountain. Every mountain has a character. This one has tricky … Continue reading

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Scrambling on Tryfan.

19°C, warm and muggy, then thunderstorms. Very heavy rain all afternoon. I hiked and scrambled up Tryfan with MapMyRide+! Distance: 4.90km, time: 05:40:00, pace: 69:23min/km, speed: 0.86km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2341404458​ Tryfan’s north ridge was the aim for the day. The route was … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons (day 2).

14°C, rain all day. Some heavy. late start with much to do in the morning.  It turned into a QMD. I stopped the clock at 6h 50m.when I got back to the minibus. late finish but not as bad as … Continue reading

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Rhynogydd walk-out

Dense hill fog to start 11°C. Later nice sunshine with a chilly wind. Woke at 7am, all nice and warm in the bag. I didn’t want t get up, especially now that thick hill fog had set in. After a … Continue reading

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Rhinogydd Bivvy night.

17°C, fair breeze in fair weather. It took all morning for the rain to clear so I waited patiently. It doesn’t matter because my plan was not to descend the mountain today. I will stay up there. After some experimentation … Continue reading

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Foel Boethe warmup.

17°C, set fair with a brisk SW breeze Medium pack walking in fine conditions. Footpaths are better signed this end of the range. The X-shelter on the map is literally a stone wall in the shape of an `X`. It`s … Continue reading

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Return from Cafngaw.

8°C, no wind, white cloud and dry. I hiked with MapMyRide+! Distance: 10.35km, time: 04:16:00, pace: 24:44min/km, speed: 2.43km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2142592775 ​ Up a bit late so finally woke after 7am. I blame that chocolate muesli bar from Aldi. Strong chocolate … Continue reading

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