2015 – the year in review

I’m a bit late to the party with reviewing last year but December was such a busy month (and I still have not caught up with all my trip reports).

However, 2015 was an epic year for being outdoors.  It was dominated by hills, hills and more hills with less running or cycling than in previous years as weekends away in the Bongo presided over any other plans.

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Sgurr a’Mhaoraich (Loch Quoich)

I’ve not written for a wee whilie….last time I wrote I was driving down Loch Quoich after walking the Easians one fine September weekend.  It was still daylight as I didn’t fancy driving this long remote glen in the dark in my Bongo, just on the off-chance the worst would happen and it would break down, miles from anywhere on my own, in the dark!

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Conachcraig (near Ballater)

I had stayed overnight in the van in Braemar after walking Carn an Fhidhleir and An Sgorsach (Ally had headed home as had other plans) and I fancied a wee walk the next day.  I chose this Corbett – the tops looked like a fun circuit from the Glen Muick approach.  The approach from Balmoral is scenic too and I’ll maybe do that another time.

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