From Aviemore train station, I walked to Lynwilg (using part of the new Speyside Way extension) before climbing Geal-charn Mor (824m) - the Big White Hill - a short but beautiful hike. Hundreds of young pheasants watched my every move, as did some very curious sheep.
I had never seen a sign like that before:
Spot the pheasants!
I can never get enough of heather:
The mountain is getting rougher:
The views are getting better by the minute:
I've made it!
Someone seems a little confused by my outburst:
One last time...