Monday, 22 February 2010

Meall Tairneachan, Perthshire

On Saturday I hiked up the Corbett Meall Tairneachan, 787 m (2582 ft), near the Munro Schiehallion in Perthshire.

We drove alongside Loch Tummel and there was plenty of ice on the surface. Mist hung over the loch, but climbed out of it further along the road.

We couldn't have asked for a better day to do this hill. The view of surrounding peaks was amazing, and it wasn't long before we spotted Ben Nevis in the distance! It was as if the whole of Scotland was laid out in a 360 degree view around us. We didn't see another person on the entire walk!

Vintage Snow Tracs


Ben Nevis appears

Looking back to Schiehallion, and the Nevis mountains to the right

The Beinn a'Ghlo hills

Heading up Meall Tairneachan

Ben Lawers, Perthshire's highest mountain

View taking in Ben Lawers across to Schiehallion

Ben Nevis

Schiehallion and frozen Loch Kinardochy

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