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Last updated: 19/09/11


Cairngorm Traverse
4 Sept, 2011

As usual there was a large turnout for the annual Cairngorm Traverse, this year was again a bus share with the Westhill Walkers.


Here is a pictorial account of the President's Party's day.


President’s Party leaving Coire Cas


By the Lochans in Coire an t- Sneachda


On the Goat Track


Cairngorm from the Goat Track


Fiacall Ridge of Coire an t- Sneachda


The Club in Upper Coire Dhomain


Descending towards the head of Loch Avon


Carn Etchachan – Garbh Uisge and Feith Buidhe


Beinn Mheadhoin and Loch Avon


Loch Avon from the path in Coire Dhomain


Boulderfield below the Shelter Stone Crag


President Anne Pinches (Beinn Mheadhoin behind)


Howff in Coire Dhomain


Presidents Party and Feith Buidhe


Secretary Ken Thomson at the Shelter Stone


Loch Avon from the Shelter Stone


The Shelter Stone (Peter,Ken,Derek,David and front Neil, Clive and Sue)


Lunch at The Shelter Stone


Looking back towards the Shelter Stone


Loch Avon from path to Loch Etchachan


Another howff


Loch Avon


Ascending Beinn Mheadhoin (Carn Etchachan behind)


Cairngorm from Beinn Mheadhoin


First view of the Barns of Beinn Mheadhoin


Heading for Beinn Mheadhoin


Going for the top


David Brown near summit tor


North side of the Barn


Happy hillwalkers on Beinn Mheadhoin


Sue Chalmers showing us all how to get down off one of the finest hills in Scotland


Looking back on our way off


Our descent route off


Looking north up the Lairig an Laoigh (beyond the Dubh Lochan) to Bynack Mor


Stob Coire Etchachan from the Glas Allt Mor


Upper Glen Derry

Author - Derek Beverley
Photos - Derek Beverley