Honeymoon in a Hurricane

20th October 2017, 20 photos.

Honeymoon trip to Glen Shiel and Speyside dodging as best we could, Hurricane ex-Ophelia. 3 bike days, 4 hill days, 1 big waterfall, 4 new Munros and 5 soakings!! But we loved it all!!

A' Bhuidheanach Bheag summit ahead of the storm

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Honeymoon lunch on A' Bhuidheanach Bheag

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Useful strip of the old A9 for a car park, ready for the drive from Drummochter up to Cluanie

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A tiny glimpse of blue sky on the climb to the Falls of Glomach

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The Falls of Glomach in torrential rain

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Sodden descent from the falls and the sun has the nerve to momentarliy poke through again

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Drying out slightly after a soaking on the climb to the Cairngorm ski car park down to Boat of Garten

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The back road to the Boat

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Aviemore perspective

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A misty morning start to Sgor Gaoith

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Out of the morning mist on the way up

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First Top of the day

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Heading for the summit ridge

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Kim on top of Sgor Gaoith - good fortune as the cloud lifted from the summit for 10 minutes - but we felt we deserved it!

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Braeriach has his hat on

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Descending Sgor Gaoith

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A wet climb of Gael Charn in the Monadhliath

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Glorious autumn Speyside cycle on the last day

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Back road between Nethy Bridge and Coylumbridge

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Heading home, regretfully, from Honeymoon in a Hurricane

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20th October 2017, 20 photos. View this album in Flickr.