Walking the Corbetts Vol 2 North of the Great Glen
The guidebook describes walking routes up all 109 Corbetts north of the Great Glen (Scotland's 2500-2999ft mountains). From Ardgour to Cape Wrath including Knoydart, Applecross and Torridon, as well as Mull, Rum, Harris and Skye. For walkers who want interesting routes up these spectacular and lesser-known hills. Part of a 2-volume set.
SeasonsThe Corbetts can be climbed at any time of year, but the guide assumes the mountains are climbed when they are free of snow.
CentresMull, Rum, Skye, Harris, Northern Highlands, Ullapool, Inverness, Fort William
DifficultyMost of the Corbetts north of the Great Glen are rough, rocky mountains, but few of the routes in the guide involve scrambling. Navigation can be demanding in mist and poor weather.
Must See109 Corbetts in 91 routes, including An Stac, Carn Mor, Meall Dubh, Beinn a' Chaisteil and Ben Loyal
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Since taking early retirement from his career as a physics and sports teacher, Brian Johnson has found time for three thru-hikes of the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2700-mile round-Britain walk, three hikes across the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean as well as a single summer compleation of the Munros and has climbed all the Corbetts in Scotland. He has also completed a 2200-mile cycle tour of Spain and France and done multi-week canoe tours in Sweden, France, Spain and Portugal. A keen climber and hiker, he has led school groups in Britain, the Alps, the Pyrenees and California and has completed ten traverses from Atlantic to Mediterranean on the Pyrenean High-Level Route, GR11 or GR10. As a fanatical sportsman and games player, he has competed to a high standard at cricket, hockey, bridge and chess. His crowning achievement was winning the 1995/96 World Amateur Chess Championships.View author profile
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