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Mar 4th, 2017

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Another go at the backside

I’ve always wanted to find an easy way to the top of Beinn Donich without having to either drive or walk all the way to the top of the Rest and then take the tourist path.  A couple of years ago R and I found a sort of way by walking up to the Tam […]

Nov 22nd, 2015

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Fantastic day today

After all the rain recently, the weather today was perfect for late November. Crisp and perfectly clear with snow on the mountains above about 400m. R and I knew we had to get out and do a mountain after both being confined to base over the last week with the colds we imported from Finland. […]

Oct 5th, 2015

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Rock of the Britons

Ever since we have lived here (two years now believe it or not!), R and I have wanted to climb Beinn Donich straight from our house without joining the throngs (well not throngs exactly, but you know what I mean) climbing it by the usual route from the Rest and be Thankful. So yesterday we […]

Jul 19th, 2015

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Big Donich Circular

Around here the walk from Lochgoilhead round to the Donich waterfalls and back via Inveronich is called the ‘Donich Circular’ – however today R and I did a far bigger Donich circular and completely circumnavigated Beinn Donich. There is a good description of it on View Ranger here I would say that it was […]