Airspeed Oxford HM724

Braeriach, Cairngorms

 
     
 
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PAGE 1-F: Route Photos

 

 

 

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PAGE 1-A: First / Main Page for this aircraft.

 

PAGE 1-B: Engine Photos.

 

PAGE 1-C: Undercarriage and Related Parts.

 

PAGE 1-D: Small Parts and Fragments.

 

PAGE 1-E: Wreckage Location Legend:
Airspeed Oxford (Braeriach);
Bristol Blenheim (Braeriach);
Avro Anson (Ben Macdui).

 

PAGE 1-F: Route Photos.

 

PAGE 1-G: Braeriach Summit Photos.

 

 


 

 

Aircraft: Airspeed Oxford HM724 on Braeriach

 

 

This Page Contains:

  • Route Photos from the Sugarbowl car park to Braeriach.

 


 

 

Route Photos to Braeriach

 

 

BELOW: The path from the Sugarbowl car park to the Chalamain Gap (the nick on the slyline).

 

route from sugarbowl car park to braeriach.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Tracked motorised hand-truck or dolly.

 

Construction work was underway to improve the path to Braeriach.

 

maintenance work to improve path to braeriach.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The Chalamain Gap.

 

the chamalain gap.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The path dropping down from the Chalamain Gap into Lairig Ghru.

 

path from chalamain gap to lairig ghru.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Ben Mcdui (left) from Sròn na Lairige. The Anson wreck is just above the large snowfield (See Legend on PAGE 1-E).

 

ben macdui from sron na lairige.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: View from the summit of Braeriach. (More Braeriach summit views on PAGE 1-G.)

 

view from summit of braeriach.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The Bealach (Braeriach—Sròn na Lairige).

 

The Oxford wreckage is on the path, and off down the gully on the left. The Blenheim wreckage is scattered in the boulders on the right.

 

NOTE: These two wrecks are scattered on either side of the path to the summit of Braeriach. [GN]

 

the bealach.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

 

 

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BELOW: Cairn Toul from Lairig Ghru.

 

cairn toul from lairig ghru.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Devil's Point (or Devil's Peak) from Lairig Ghru.

 

devils point from lairig ghru.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The Pools of Dee.

 

pools of dee.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Approach to Ben Macdui from Lairig Ghru.

 

(This route is for visiting the Avro Anson and two F-15C Eagle crash sites on Ben Macdui.)

 

route to ben macdui from lairig ghru.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Looking down Lairig Ghru across the Pools of Dee to Cairn Toul and the Devil's Peak.

 

looking down lairig ghru to cairn toul.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Locations of the Oxford and Blenheim wreckage taken from the approach to Ben Macdui.

 

(See enlarged versions of this photo-diagram on PAGE 1-E.

 

locations of oxford and blenheim wreckage.

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: The stream from nowhere in Lairig Ghru. (It runs underground for about 500m and re-emerges here.)

 

stream from no-where (underground).

 

Photo: © 2013 Gary Nelson

 

 

 


 

 

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