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Thursday, 3 January 2013

A walk in the hills above Drumochter

 
 Loch Ericht

Some photos from a fine walk in the hills above the Drumochter Pass today. 

The valley (A9 and railway) leading to the Drumochter Pass

Balsporran Cottages at the start of the path   
 
Loch Ericht and Alder Lodge  (above and below) and towards the Ben Alder 



 Figure in the hills above Loch Ericht

 

Cairn overlooking the valley with the A9

 
CRM at the top


Eastern end of Loch Ericht and Dalwhinnie

 Hills and Loch Ericht (above and below)





 Loch Monaidh?

 Mountains in the distance 
 
 Posts into the distance 
 
 




4 comments:

Paddy Waller said...

Amazing photos....great day for a walk and in such a beautiful place! Must get back and visit Scotland again

Jim Budd said...

Many thanks Paddy. It was a great day for a walk.

Andrew said...

dramatic scenery and not a vine in sight!

Jim Budd said...

Thanks Andy. Who knows with global warming could be the new Hermitage!