Tag Archives: Clare Gordon

Biking from Banchory

Took a fine bike tour with Clare, via the river in Blackhall to find Trustach (CP 62), then on to Potarch and Craigmore Wood (88). Finally, up towards Craiglash quarry to get the Ordmore CP (91), via the intriguingly named ‘Warlock’s stone’ : alter-like but not many virgins or goats for a sacrificial spell round here? Alan

Should have worn crampons

Lots of ice on the path to the Laird’s Burn from Finzean sawmill. Using an old plank, I improvised a fantastic homemade bridge to cross the burn… then 30m higher up found the large and very functional bridge crossing.
A bit of a slog up Baudnacauner, which has an utterly unspectacular summit, awash in a sea of heather. Home via Peter’s Hill to make a good loop. Alan