Meall Ghaordie

26.2.13

Area 2: The River Tay to Rannoch Moor

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Parked at Duncroisk

Parked at Duncroisk

This looks like the way

This looks like the way

Frost on the track

Frost on the track

Looking west to Beinn Heasgarnich

Looking west to Beinn Heasgarnich

Looking south to Sgiath Chuil

Looking south to Sgiath Chuil

Looking east to the Tarmachan Ridge

Looking east to the Tarmachan Ridge

The first snow patches

The first snow patches

The Tarmachan Ridge

The Tarmachan Ridge

Meall Ghaordie

Meall Ghaordie

Looking west along Glen Lochay

Looking west along Glen Lochay

More of the Tarmachans in view

More of the Tarmachans in view

Into the snow

Into the snow

The whole Tarmachan Ridge now visible

The whole Tarmachan Ridge now visible

Someone has been here before us...

Someone has been here before us...

Time to put on the crampons

Time to put on the crampons

Beinn nan Oighreag, the Corbett next door

Beinn nan Oighreag, the Corbett next door

Getting a little steeper

Getting a little steeper

Ben Vorlich and Stuc a' Chroin to the south

Ben Vorlich and Stuc a' Chroin to the south

Whose bootprints to follow?

Whose bootprints to follow?

OK so we're not following anyone

OK so we're not following anyone

Past the steepest section

Past the steepest section

The summit cairn

The summit cairn

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250R-LYJd7U

Looking northwest to Loch Lyon

Looking northwest to Loch Lyon

Ice on the summit cairn

Ice on the summit cairn

Ben Lawers

Ben Lawers

Heading back down

Heading back down

Ben Vorlich and Stuc a' Chroin again

Ben Vorlich and Stuc a' Chroin again

Time for a bum slide

Time for a bum slide

The Tarmachan Ridge

The Tarmachan Ridge

Keeping to the snow

Keeping to the snow

Nearing the shielings

Nearing the shielings

The gate on the way down

The gate on the way down

A tree near Duncroisk

A tree near Duncroisk

Rushes and winter trees

Rushes and winter trees

Meall Ghaordie from Duncroisk

Meall Ghaordie from Duncroisk