Ben Macdui summit

In search of the Grey Man on Ben Macdui

In February I ski-toured across Cairn Gorm and Ben Macdui, starting in the dark and cloud as the snow fell. It was a very evocative trip, bringing images of the Grey Man of Ben Macdui to my mind as all I could hear was my skis swishing across the snow and my rapid breathing as […]

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Trip report: Jockโ€™s Road, Glen Doll, Cairngorms National Park

Jocks Road is a right of way of significant importance in Scottish history. It is a route which crosses the southern Cairngorms from Glen Clova to Braemar and at one point the land owner closed access. A court case followed, until it was eventually declared a right of way in 1888. This route follows a […]

Corrie Fee

Trip report: Corrie Fee, Glen Doll, Cairngorms National Park

Corrie Fee is a national nature reserve which is located below Mayar, a Munro which is located at the top of Glen Doll/Glen Clova in the Southern Cairngorms. Corrie Fee is aย great example of a corrie created during the last ice age, and has a beautiful stream flowing around and between the moraine hillocks left […]