Turnhouse Hill, Carnethy Hill and Scald Law, Pentlands

Turnhouse Hill, Carnethy Hill and Scald Law, Pentlands

TURNHOUSE HILL, CARNETHY HILL, AND SCALD LAW, PENTLANDS The Pentland Hills sit right on Edinburgh’s doorstep yet are often places of solitude – why are there not more people walking here? This range of hills offers a range of walks for all abilities, many waymarked....

Morven, Caithness

Morven, Caithness

MORVEN, CAITHNESS Morven, in Caithness, can be seen from the Cairngorms to Orkney and is a proper, pointy peak high above the Flow Country and desolate moorland. Much of the higher parts of this walk are pathless and rough going in heather but the isolation is...

Farrmheall, Sutherland

Farrmheall, Sutherland

FARRMHEALL, SUTHERLAND This is a real littIe gem of a hill. In itself it is not that special, a big lump by the side of the road leading north to Durness and the far north west tip of Scotland, but the views are superb. Most guidebooks overlook this hill and it is...

Braeriach, Cairngorms

Braeriach, Cairngorms

BRAERIACH, CAIRNGORMS Braeriach has to be an all-time favourite “big” mountain. This is the third highest in Scotland but it is its huge corrie, reached at the end of a wonderful, long walk which grabs the attention. From the summit the immediate sight, across a huge...

Beinn na Lap, Corrour

Beinn na Lap, Corrour

BEINN NA LAP, CORROUR Beinn na Lap is one of the easiest Munros to ascend and as a result is often the last on a baggers' round because it allows them to take along family and friends who may be less devoted to the mountains. However, it is a firm favourite, not least...

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