afwrite's photos with the loch

Sundown at Ballachulish

Sundown at Ballachulish
At the end of a wonderful day on the mountains above Ballachulish, the sun said goodnight in spectacular fashion. Looking west over across Loch Linnhe to the Ardgour peninsula from South Ballachulish, close to the bridge. Sunday 27th April 2014, Scotland
Added on May  2, 2014

Sarracenia purpurea carnivorous pitcher plant on Rannoch Moor, Scotland

Sarracenia purpurea carnivorous pitcher plant on Rannoch Moor, Scotland
Despite 15 years hillwalking in Scotland, I have never found this before. It appears to be a kind of pitcher plant, but it's not native to Britain. This was about a metre across on Rannoch Moor, about 1/4 of a mile east of the A82, near the Black Mount. H…
Added on January 17, 2013

Balmaha - frozen Loch Lomond

Balmaha - frozen Loch Lomond
Gorgeous day at Balmaha on 9th January 2011. Snow covered Loch Lomond as the sun neared the horizon. East shore of Loch Lomond, Scotland. Oak Tree inn was on hand to warm us up with hot chocolates in front of a log fire afterwards.
Added on January 12, 2011

Blue ridge and pines

Blue ridge and pines
This is the view through the larch pines on the hill above Balmaha. Glorious sunny day looking west across frozen Loch Lomond, Scotland. 9th January 2011.
Added on March 29, 2011

Inchmahome Priory

Inchmahome Priory
Always a magical place, this is the ruined priory on the island of Inchmahome
in the Lake of Menteith near Aberfoyle, Scotland. Maintained by Historic Scotland, it's great for a romantic picnic and a bit of sunbathing, surrounded by 400 year old trees an…
Added on May 13, 2011

Cloudburst - view large

Cloudburst - view large
View across Loch Leven and Loch Linnhe from North Ballachulish to Onich and Ardgour, Highland region, Scotland. Late evening Saturday 28th May after some gruelling weather (including snow + hail) hillwalking and camping near Ratagan.
Added on May 29, 2011

Beetle breeding season

Beetle breeding season
The summit of Ben Lomond was infested with these beasties on Sunday 27th May, a crazy hot sunny day. Like little helicopters they buzzed around and landed on the various hikers that reached the top. As we later discovered they were swarming and mating. No…
Added on May 31, 2012

Ben Lomond wintry rainbow

Ben Lomond wintry rainbow
Winter rainbow on Ben Lomond 9.30am Sunday 18th November 2012, west shore of Loch Lomond near Luss, Scotland. On my way north to climb Ben Vorlich in the snow! Ben Lomond (3,196 ft above sea level) is the southernmost munro in Scotland. Munro is the heigh…
Added on November 19, 2012

Autumn plumage

Autumn plumage
Chasing the sun late on a September saturday afternoon in Arrochar. At the top of the rail track on the way up to the Cobbler the views down Loch Long opened up and the warm autumn breeze made up for the rubbish summer that we've had. 12th September 2009.
Added on September 14, 2009

Smoke on the water - view large

Smoke on the water - view large
Drove into Tarbet, Scotland at 9.30am on the morning of Sunday 7th November. Steam rising off the waters of Loch Lomond, close to the A82 / A83 junction. On the way to climb Ben Vane with the HF.
Added on November 12, 2010

East across Loch Lomond

East across Loch Lomond
Returning down to Loch Lomond through Cashel 1000 year forest after climbing Conic Hill near Balmaha. A fine spring view 31st March 2007.
Added on May  5, 2007

Across Loch Fyne from Cairndow

Across Loch Fyne from Cairndow
Looking down Loch Fyne towards Inverary from Cairndow. 15th January 2006
Added on December  3, 2006

Across Loch Fyne

Across Loch Fyne
Looking East across Loch Fyne up Glen Kinglas, Binnein an Fhidleir on left. 15th January 2006
Added on December  3, 2006

Loch Morlich Sunset - Explored

Loch Morlich Sunset - Explored
Sunset over Cairngorms reflected in Loch Morlich 4.20pm 23rd December 2006
Added on December 26, 2006