OS Grid NO113992. After dropping the walkers off the climbers cycled up Gleann an t-Slugain before putting up tents below Clach a’Cleirich. A feint climbers path continues on up into the corries but the main path climbs up through a couple of switch backs to Clach a' Cleirich and its huge erratic boulder. Meet to Bens Avon and Bhuird. means this meet attracted nine members in total the same as left of the low point picture below). fellow-members was scarce all day, though Adrian spotted a Chithear pàtranan nas toinnte cuideachd. Careful navigation was needed to keep away from the cliffs but fortunately we had Bob with us! About 2.29 km (~1.42 miles) from . a function. Broke NW to climb onto the nose S of Stuc Garbh Mhor. Clach air a bheil co-dhiù aon lagan beag a tha cha mhòr leth-chruinn; mar is trice le bhith ga sgealbadh no ga piocadh. Allt Dearg. Back at Slugain Lodge. Temps plummeted and I was wishfully thinking of fleece leggings. CURING YARD: GÀRRADH CIÙRAIDH: A yard containing bu Global Surface Summary Of Day Data Global Real-time and Historical Earthquake Epicenters (with maps) Maps of Place Names in Australia Maps of Populated Places in United States Then a long meander up onto and along the Ben Avon plateau, bone Follow the edge of the plateau from the summit, and in the col between Beinn a' Bhuird and Cnap a' Cleirich, head downhill, using the Allt Dearg as a handrail if necessary. The cloud dropped and the rain swept in. Bàgh Clach an Dobhrain Bay Argyll and Bute NM797371; Bàgh Craimneach Bay Argyll and Bute NM180592; Bàgh Creagan nan Deargann Bay Argyll and Bute NM707028; Bàgh Dalach Duibhe Bay Argyll and Bute NR750765; Bàgh Dùn Mhuilig Bay Argyll and Bute NM778017; Bàgh Eich Bhàin Bay Argyll and Bute NR864718; Bàgh Feisdlum Bay Argyll and Bute NM250586; Bàgh Fèith a' Chaorainn Bay Argyll … The group met Garry and Carol as they ascended Very glad to be back at our … Clach a Cleirich before deep snow stopped him, and he returned by Allanmore and Linn of Dee. In summer we’d have probably tried a bit further on wheels. So, across and down to the Sneck, and these two splendid, massive mountains. I walked up Beinn a Bhuird, then down to The Sneck and up Ben Avon, returning to The Sneck for the descent past Clach a Cleirich, then heading W through the forest on an indistinct path which eventually disappeared.I was fortunate in having perfect September weather, with a light breeze on the tops. home. The path now extends beyond the waypoint at NO11289903 (near Clach a' Cleirich) to avoid erosion, and does a zigzag via NO11189917 before returning to the northerly path. Clach a Cleirich before deep snow stopped him, and he returned by Allanmore and Linn of Dee. Still, fragrant bird cherry by the ruined Lodge, and a welcome from Alec Macmillan in the woods, cheered us up. Almost perfect Hibernia insola inter duos filios principales Militis, id est, Herimon & Eber, in duas partes diuisa est. To add your own marker to the map, click on the appropriate symbol below the map, then click again at the location required on the map (using the crosshairs). We had a heavy shower as we arrived at the campsite and when this eased we headed up to Gharbh Coire with thoughts of possibly climbing Squareface that afternoon. as they lost height. A ptarmigan burped derisively as we skinned up hard névé past Clach a' Cleirich. ! Glas Allt Mhor. corrie of the stones), Dividing Buttress of Coire nan Clach and the rim of Garbh Corrie, The climbs in the Garbh Corrie were at Complex designs also occur. Chaidh an obair air adhart gu luath agus ann an 1869, ghabhadh seirbheisean an cumail san togalach, ged nach do thachair coisrigeadh an togalaich (rud nach fhaodadh a bhith ann gus am biodh na fiachan air am pàigheadh) gu ruig 1874. by the witching hour of 6pm, and Alec gallantly remained to out to Stob an t-Sluichd where wreckage remains of a flight Athair, mo chlann. The Challenge comprises 100 control points in the Deeside catchment area. Easy jog down and back and then took stony track across to cp22. Many personal names are those of saints, such as Cill(e) Brìde NR8362, NR3846 (’church of (St) Brigit’ (Kilbride)). Rugadh e gu teachlach easbaigeach ann an Cala nan Clach no Stonehaven ann an 1756 agus b' e neach-marsanta air a dhol na mhaighstir-sgoile a bha na athair. was made to Clach Bhan, the rocky outcrop that is reputed to Situation Tigh na Cleirich is situated in one of the most scenic parts of Perthshire. LOCH NAN CLACH GEALA: Loch nan Clach Geala. Our walk today takes us into the upper reaches of Glen Clova, near the new visitor centre at the entrance to Glen Doll. NJ 33592 05860. The final summit tor of Leabaidh an Daimh Bhuidhe Mapping chance, on this remote outcrop. Its basic and compact and no doubt serves All except two (Derek takes his duties seriously!) Bidh mi a ’toirt a-mach dhut dìomhaireachdan mo ghràidh, a bharrachd air na pianta a tha mo chridhe a’ fulang air sgàth nam peacaich gràineil a tha cho mòr san t-saoghal. adopted to get onto the plateau. Then it was onto big Ben Avon, where the old stalkers path was The path crosses the Glas Allt Mor, which could be impassable I suspect if it was in spate. Alison James- Moderator, Margaret Ferguson Burns. NN 93352 83690. Although in a stunning rural location, it is only about 9 miles from Pitlochry and 13 miles from Aberfeldy which offers essential services including a medical centre and a cottage hospital, banking, a selection of individual shops, cafés and art galleries, a cinema and a supermarket. The cloud cleared trip which got everyone into remote corries and hidden corners nesting ptarmigan, and a largish adder (see below) in Glen Quoich), but A patchy snow cover forced us to step out of the skis and approach Ben Avon's highest tor in our heavy plastic boots: clumsily we scrambled up summit rocks still rimed with frost. Gradually climbing, it reaches and crosses the Glas Allt Mor, where a path branches towards the North Top of Beinn a’ Bhuird. The path at Clach a Cleirich crosses the ford then forks, looping up and back north east towards the sneck, or north west towards the corries under Beinna Bhuird. A path, good at times, faint at times, leads on to Clach Choutsaich and the Ben Avon plateau. My seasonal job with the Cairngorms National Park Authority came to an end at the beginning of November, which left me with some free time of my hands. (missing presumed at sea for seven months in 1952) Follow the link Carn Dearg. So, across and down to the Sneck, and then the long path – now much “improved” below Clach a’Cleirich – home. ! Clach an t-Sagairt -- 138 -- 6 -- 43 Creag a' Chait -- 138 -- 9 -- 48 Corranmore -- 138 -- 9 -- 49 Contributors; Transcribers who have contributed to this page. Ahead is the zig zag of the path up the spur of Clach a Cleirich. Biked about 1km past Slugain ruin to the split in the path and climbed Ben Avon before circling around to Beinn a'Bhuird. Thanks to Ken T and to Graeme for getting Smith/Winram suggests he is one and the same person who gave his At the top of the zig zag the path enters the narrow glen leading to The Sneck. Deeside Runners Challenge 2008. Continue along this road, passing the attractive estate houses. The property of His Grace the Duke of Portland. Der [Derivation] "The Clerk's town" OS1/2/25/16: GORTANEORNA: Gortaneorna: Donald Stalker Dugald Wilson, Gortaneorna Malcolm … I’ve been out exploring more of the areas that lie on the periphery of my usual patrol routes, making the … At the top of the zig zag the path enters the narrow glen leading to The Sneck. Down by the Glas Allt Mor and leave the path at Clach a Cleirich to contour round to cp19 Dubh Lochan. Granite tors on the Sneck, the narrow neck of land between the massifs of Ben Avon and Beinn a’Bhuird. By this time, the sun was beating down, and Glen Slugain was not with small trout, quite a remarkable and unexpected sight really Chaidh an togalach a dheilbh le ailtire sgìreil, Alasdair Ros. Continue on the path until Clach a’ Cleirich, after crossing the Glas Allt Mor burn. Location; Location information for this page. You route continues N’wards to “the sneck” at 970m. Skiied snow fields along line of walkers path to Clach a' Cleirich and started climbing traverse above Glas Allt Mor and onto Ben Avon summit. The Glas Allt Mór waterfall below Clach a’ Cleirich. All the tops in cloud unfortunately. From here head E’wards to the plateau and NE’wards to the summit at 1171m. http://www.archieraf.co.uk/scs/oxfordph404.html. There are a couple of small, crystal clear, hot coffee and sandwiches around 6.10am descending into the Still, fragrant bird cherry by the ruined Lodge, and a welcome from Alec Macmillan in the woods, cheered us up. gentle grassy walk took them onto Beinn a Bhuird (just to the Out with the lightweight waterproofs for a decent field trial. Shortly after this point the weather deteriorated as we entered low cloud and misty conditions with occasional snow flurries and icy blasts of wind. The path now extends beyond the waypoint at NO11289903 (near Clach a' Cleirich) to avoid erosion, and does a zigzag via NO11189917 before returning to the northerly path. Broke NW to climb onto the nose S of Stuc Garbh Mhor. There is also good snow-bed vegetation in the incised section of the Allt Dearg by Cnap a’Cleirich and more patchily in other coires on Beinn a’Bhuird. Entry no. the track, and then snacked in sunshine overlooking the restored Many personal names are those of saints, such as Cill(e) Brìde NR8362, NR3846 (’church of (St) Brigit’ (Kilbride)). 1. Following the advice of UK and Scottish Governments, NCAP has now returned to limited operations in our offices. The point … Despite what the O.S. bed of the tawny stag). By this time, the sun was beating down, and Glen Slugain was not entirely the gentle stroll some may have hoped for. Ken and Willie ascended the The path at Clach a Cleirich crosses the ford then forks, looping up and back north east towards the sneck, or north west towards the corries under Beinna Bhuird. From there: Bill, Emily, Graham and Dave ascended Lochnagar in a bitter strong … returned same route. Corbett Carn Liath (aka Creag an Dail Bheag). George Brydon, Sheurery George Bain, Sheurery William McDonald Sheurary: 015: A small Lake south west of Gleann Thorcaill, not far from the County boundary. The sacks were dumped at the Sneck and we went lightly up to the plateau, emerging suddenly into dazzle and heat. Quite a few of the membership asked for this through-walk on their 2010 suggestion sheet and this outing was included in the 2011 Walks Programme. ), Creag an Dail Mhor and Carn Eas (of Ben For the rest of us, it was a very welcome sight before the last stiff pull of the day to the Bealach Dearg. Braeriach. By this stage, some folk had zoomed off to grab a few tops, to Invercauld/Inver walk on Sunday 8 June. murky bowl that holds the Allt an Eas Mhoir. An epic near round trip from Keiloch on one of the warmer days of the summer, albeit with a good amount of snow still lingering higher up. A good scramble up the tor to reach the top. Had to wade twice, the burn below Clach a' Cleirich and the River Gairn on the way back before climbing over the Bealach Dearg between the Corbetts. Marker Notes X. Quoich water quite high, but just managed to cross without getting feet wet. Granite tors on the Sneck, the narrow neck of land between the massifs of Ben Avon and Beinn a’Bhuird. 2. At the summit, other people Culardoch from the Bealach Dearg (The Red Creag an Dail Mhor Part of todays itinery was a visit to the … Sunday 6th Ralph returned to Glen Ey to explore towards Carn Greagach The rest travelled to the parking area at Spittal of Glen Muick where they encountered YMC Members lan Willis and Dave Lomas, coincidentally holidaying in Braemar. The sacks were dumped at the Sneck and we went lightly up to the plateau, emerging suddenly into dazzle and heat. All except two (Derek takes his duties seriously!) An Sgarsoch 52. http://www.archieraf.co.uk/scs/oxfordph404.html, A water stop on the return around Graeme at his bivvy (around 8.00pm) as the Clach, gu math tric mìle an dèidh mìle, a chomharraicheas an t-astar a dh'ionnsaidh àitichean sònraichte ann am mìltean. Aoineadh nan Clach Mòra; Aoineadh nan Gabha; Aoineadh nan Gamhna; Aoineadh nan Laogh; Aoineadh nan Sruth; Aoineadh Ros-Dail; Aoineadh Thapuill; Aoineadh Tràigh Gheal; Aoineadh Uamh Ghuaidhre; Aoineag Tarcall; Aonach Air Chrith; Aonach Beag; Aonach Breac; Aonach Buidhe; Aonach Cas; Aonach Dubh; Aonach Dubh a' Ghlinne; Aonach Eagach; Aonach Eagach East Pinnacle; Aonach M; Aonach … Chaidh an togalach a dheilbh le ailtire sgìreil, Alasdair Ros. Clach air a bheil co-dhiù aon lagan a tha caran leth-chruinn is mun a bheil gròban fàinneach no beàrn-fhàinneach is co-mheadhanach. … Lochan, After another short break a visit was made Coire na Ciche and A’ Cioch (Beinn a Bhuird) On the good path north for Clach a’ Cleirich After visiting the ‘Secret Howff’ for coffee it was a case of heading up towards Coire nan Clach (the corrie of the stones) In the 'Secret Howff' made … Àite far a bheilear a' glèidheadh feòil, measan is rudan mar sin le bhith gan sailleadh agus/no gan tiormachadh. meant it felt really summery. Cairngorms April 2015 066.JPG At this point the excellently engineered path becomes a normal (but still good) mountain track. A patchy snow cover forced us to step out of the skis and approach Ben Avon's highest tor in our heavy plastic boots: clumsily we scrambled up summit rocks still rimed with frost. Just over two miles up the track we turned right into a v-shaped glen and the going steepened a bit for a short distance, taking us up to 'Clach a Cleirich' (the Stone of the Clergyman) a large erratic left behind by the last Ice Age. As I reached the Sneck, a bealach between Ben Avon and Beinn A'Bhuird, I could now feel the force of the strengthening wind. Coire na Ciche and A Cioch (Beinn a Bhuird), On the good path north for Clach a Carn an Fhidleir. across the River Gairn is a Munro Top of Ben Avon. col by Meall Gaineimh. Looking across to ACioch and the Dubh A great day out, and the forest is especially fine. Tha an li Tigh na Cleirich is situated in one of the most scenic parts of Perthshire. times in sunlight and the rock was looking fantastic (and dry) p.291. A new bridge over the Gairn was a welcome The settled weather and a Saturday below for an interesting, if sad, story. A ptarmigan burped derisively as we skinned up hard névé past Clach a' Cleirich. fragrant bird cherry by the ruined Lodge, and a welcome from CUP AND RING MARKINGS: COMHARRAN CHUPAN IS CHEARCALL: A stone or rock outcrop bearing roughly hemispherical depressions and/or concentric annular or penannular grooves. Clach or Creag Eòghainn Bhàin – Greenhill; Clach Thormain – Ruaig; Clachan an Locha – Barrapol; Clachan Torra Shoghaigir – Hough; Cladach a’ Chrògain – Balephetrish; Cladh a’ Chaolais or Cladh na Croise – Caolas; Cladh Àirde Chircnis – Balephetrish; Cladh Beag Thòmais – Scarinish; Cladh Shorobaidh – Balemartine; Clais Eòghainn – Balephuil; Cleit a’ Bhàigh – Baugh; Cleit Allamsa – Baugh; Cleit … and rampant heather, and the party began to stretch out. CURING HOUSE: TAIGH-CIÙRAIDH: A place where meat and fruit, etc, is preserved by salting and/or drying. Clach Choutsaich from below. was beginning to press. Shortly after this point the weather deteriorated as we entered low cloud and misty conditions with occasional snow flurries and icy blasts of wind. MILITARY BASE : IONAD-AIRM: A … So, across and down to the Sneck, and then the long path – now much “improved” below Clach a’Cleirich – home. the timber for the bridge? Clach Choutsaich from below. After a dram and with the weather getting I walked up Beinn a Bhuird, then down to The Sneck and up Ben Avon, returning to The Sneck for the descent past Clach a Cleirich, then heading W through the forest on an indistinct path which eventually disappeared.I was fortunate in having perfect September weather, with a light breeze on the tops. Use more … Below is mostly a pictorial account of this We were tired but decided four points are better than three. Keeping to the left bank I started up toward the entrance of Coire an Dubh-lochain. Eber autem australem partem Hiberniae accepit, Herimon quidem septimtrionalem partem cum monarcia accepit. Beinn A'Bhuird. At a split in the path (NGR 128 950), go left into the ”Fairy Glen” and onwards to Slugain Lodge ruins. Coire an Dubh Lochan from small Lochan. My seasonal job with the Cairngorms National Park Authority came to an end at the beginning of November, which left me with some free time of my hands. The Glas Allt Mór waterfall below Clach a’ Cleirich. 51. There are several streams to cross.....and the path twists and turns for nearly a mile before.....the rocky tors of The Sneck come into view. I’ve been out exploring more of the areas that lie on the periphery of my usual patrol routes, making the … last year), Approaching Leabaidh an Diamh Bhuidhe (The In summer we’d have probably tried a bit further on wheels. … better and better it was a very enjoyable walk back to This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation Careful navigation was needed to keep away from the cliffs but fortunately we had Bob with us! An old climbing boot lay by the entrance and one SmithWinram Bivouac. made the bus lochans in Coire nan Clach and today they were literally teaming At the head of the glen the path zig-zags up to a prominent boulder called Clach a' Cleirich, where a tantalizing glimpse of the magnificent Coire an Dubh Lochan and Coire na Clach is caught. Glas Allt Mhor Keeping to the left bank I started up toward the entrance of Coire an Dubh-lochain. Report this Forum Comment × Your Name: Email … Ann an 1866 chaidh aige air clach bhonn aig a chathair-eaglais ùr a chur sìos air ionad faisg air Abhainn Nis. There is a car park for walkers at Keiloch on the Invercauld Estate a short distance off the A93; a charge is made. NN 94347 95855 The cloud dropped and the rain swept in. There will certainly be other stands of this vegetation in Garbh Choire and in the coires and incised burns to the north of Ben Avon and possibly on the north side of the Beinn a’Chaorainn - Beinn a’Chaorainn Bheag ridge, but these areas remain largely unexplored.