Five fat 4000ers
Mar15

Five fat 4000ers

The Cairngorm 4000ers. It is hard to overstate the potential severity of winter weather in the high Cairngorms, the coldest and snowiest mountains in Scotland. Sweeping unchecked over the rolling terrain, the winds can be ferocious (speeds in excess of 170mph have been recorded). In settled weather a round is feasible on foot over two winter days. Navigation on the featureless plateaux demands close attention, particularly when cairns...

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