A Rest at the Whangie

Two years since Mrs J and I got married, we decided to have a weekend away sans Sam and headed to Loch Lomond.

We stayed in a beautifully refurbished hut called the Shepherds Rest near Balmaha and managed a wander in the cold sunshine to the Whangie, a stunning rock formation near Drymen.

It looks a bit like the pinnacles of rock are slowly being pulled away from the rest of the hill, creating almost natural battlement features. Or maybe looks like a hilly porcupine.

But the walk up gave us gorgeous views of the snowy Arrochar Alps and the path through the rocky formations made us feel we were in a far more wild and remote place than we were.

Shall I have Summit to Eat?

Cairngorm summit, early yesterday. I’d have stopped for lunch if it wasn’t for the following reasons:

The wind was gusting at about 50mph.

The temperature/windchill was around -5C.

The views were non existent.

It was only 10am…

AnMór

landscapes lost, abandoned, forgotten, mythic

Chris Flores's Blog

Sharing From A Sincere Heart

DIY Wood Now

All About Woodworking Plans and Projects

John Wreford Photographer

Words and Pictures from the Middle East

COLORFUL SISTERS

Traveling Fashion Designers 🌼

The Moody Monger🦷

A keen reader with a passion of writing,plus a fashion freak with an additional thirst of adventure

OUTDOOR FAMILY 101

TIME OUTDOORS ISN'T SPENT IT\'S INVESTED

LoneSwimmer

The World's Best Guide To Cold & Open Water Swimming

Perfectly imperfect educator

Reflections on my journey to get better

Bald Headteacher

Human Education

tenpencemore

Education from all directions

Hidden Giants

Brave steps for big thinkers.

Ready Steady Slow

Cycling south through Africa with a slow mentality

Mark All My Words

Exploring Nature + Health

Katie Ann Campbell

Lifestyle Blog