Above Glen Einich in the Cairngorms

Sgoran Dubh Mor and Sgor Gaoith are two hills in the ridge of hills lying to the east of Glen Feshie and towering over the dramatic glacial Loch Einich in the Cairgorms.

The walk to ‘bag’ these two hills was undertaken on a wonderful long, balmy summer day (obviously not last summer) when we dawdled throughout the day, finished late and saw practically no one the whole day.

We started out from Loch an Eilein with a gentle walk though the remnants of the ancient Caledonian Forest under magnificent Scots pine. The loch was voted one of the most picturesque picnic places in the UK in some poll, but despite it’s popularity is still relatively quiet and unspoilt.

Loch an Eilein
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