We received an official complaint about our blog yesterday…that it doesn’t fairly represent the actual weather conditions, particularly during these last few weeks which must be the wettest September since the year began (or something like that).
Anyway, we do get out in the poor weather as well, it just doesn’t always make on to the blog…normally as a result of not having any good photos to show.
Local wet weather, low level options include a circuit of Loch Oich, a 10 mile loop starting at the hostel and finishing conveniently at the pub.
In Glencoe in poor weather you could try the two laraigs, an 8 mile mid level loop around Buachaille Etive Beag among great surroundings. If anyone fancies this, we recommend a clockwise direction – a better path on the way back.
Looking down to Loch Etive
And most recently, in what turned out to be very poor conditions…horizontal rain and deep bog (Ian went in up to his waist within 5 minutes) we got the train to Corrour and ran the 15 miles (16 if you take a poor route choice through the final forest) back to Spean Bridge. I’m not sure our dog Dylan has forgiven me for taking him on this one yet.
Unfortunately it’s not all sun and blue skies in Scotland but you can always find something to do….and it makes you appreciate the good days even more!