Another great weekend! There remains the potential for significant snowfall along the boundary between colder air to the north, and the milder air in the south, with the greatest risk across central and northern areas. This week we decided to up the ante a little and complete 2 Munros in the one trip. UV: Low; Route outline. temperature forecast Driesh & Mayer Saturday 7th November 2015 Walking Diary (All Walks) Scotland. Driesh has a short S ridge (Shank of Driesh) and a longer E ridge which connects to Mayar via a narrow col, then turns S to terminate in Hunt Hill (734m), overlooking Glen Prosen. Pollution: Low; From Mayar the way is obvious, over a couple of miles of rolling plateau before the final ascent to Driesh. I was keen to keep up the momentum from my trips… Skip to content. Home » Mountain routes » Eastern Highlands » Driesh and Mayar. There may be weather warnings in force for the UK, Verification, impacts and post-processing, Climate information for international development, Science for Impacts, Resilience and Adaptation (SIRA), Atmospheric processes and parametrizations, Regional model evaluation and development, Environmental Hazard and Resilience Services, View all locations in Central, Tayside & Fife, National Meteorological Library & Archive. A cloudbuster: (seen at bottom, right of center, not the sculpture) a device which supposedly could influence weather by altering levels of atmospheric orgone. Tuesday 19 January. Downloading the ViewRange app and looking through a few hiking options, I decided Mayar and Driesh; a 14.5km track. The Route . Time taken 3hours 45 mins. A stunning ascent through picturesque Corrie Fee leads up to the extensive rolling plateau above - visiting the summits of Mayar and Driesh. Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, severe gales from the N by Wed night). Support your business with world-leading science and technology. Dry start to Wednesday, then sleet, snow later. Click to enlarge . Sunrise: 08:30; Sunset: 16:20. Temperatures mostly rather cold, but closer to average near approaching lows in the south. Turn right and follow the line of the fence towards the western face of Driesh. Pollution: Low; Maximum daytime temperature: -5 degrees Celsius; N of the summit plateau, Driesh has some steep craggy slopes , particularly in Winter Corrie to the NNE, overlooking Glen Doll. Widgets into the mild. Today is no different mind you, we've just decided to… They make a fairly easy day (by the standards of two ticks in the Munros book anyway) when done this way. Certainly Not Driesh & Mayar winter sun. Driesh and Mayar Hillwalking route on the Munros above Glen Doll North of Forfar and Kirriemuir, Jock's Road runs along The Angus Glens towards Braemar. Another great weekend! Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of March 7, 2013 by RyanfaeScotland in Round up and tagged featured. Mayar and Driesh – Saturday 2nd March – COMPLETED. Driesh. Light snow changing to cloudy in the afternoon. Saturday 23 January. Showers dwindling overnight, with most dry, clear and frosty come dawn Tuesday, as winds ease. No pollen data. Further south, there is a continued risk of unsettled conditions, with above-average rainfall and periods of slightly above average temperatures. Hear pronunciation Press to hear pronunciation. Light snow showers changing to clear by nighttime. Strengthening northerly winds Thursday, bringing showers or longer periods of sleet and snow. A few wintry showers in the north for Friday. Light snow. Sunrise: 08:36; Sunset: 16:12. Through this period there is a greater than average chance of cold spells spreading across the whole UK at times with the associated risk of wintry hazards. MORE ROUTES NEARBY. Every day we've set aside for the walk has been miserable, even by Scottish standards. Driesh and Mayar are 2 Munros located in the Cairngorms National Park. Driesh Stats. The average minimum temperature for the week ahead will be around -3°C, dipping to its lowest on Saturday morning at -5°C. The walk over from Mayar to Driesh was in good condition but I can imaging it could be quite bad it worst weather. Friday 22 January. Who we are, what we do and organisational news. Introduction. Driesh by the Kilbo Path By Andrew Jarret. Overlooking this old drove road are the Munro twins of Driesh and Mayar, two rolling hills with fine paths that make for an easy afternoon's hillwalk. The summit cairn of Mayar (928m) with the next Munro, Driesh (947m), directly ahead. Walk back down is fairly unsteady and you need to be careful with your footing until you get to the bottom. Cloud increasing later in the day. It was also a rather windy day with 40-70mph winds forecasted. Thursday 21 January. We climbed the two Scottish Munros (mountains in Scotland which have a height over 3,000 ft / 914.4 m), Driesh and Mayar on Saturday 21 st February. Combining Driesh and Mayar with the Munros of Tom Buidhe and Tolmount to the north into one route makes for a delightful circuit over featureless grassy ground that will really test your navigation skills. 0 comments. UV: Low; Log in to add comments / photos . Minimum temperature -4 °C. Today is no different mind you, we've just decided to… Minimum nighttime temperature: -3 degrees Celsius. Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance. Upload a Driesh photo | Upload for another mountain. But we thought we'd make a circuit of it, as the weather was superb. A stunning ascent through picturesque Corrie Fee leads up to the extensive rolling plateau above - visiting the summits of Mayar and Driesh. Rather cold and unsettled conditions look likely for most of the UK, as a low pressure system remains to the northeast. Driesh 5 Day Weather Forecast. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of United Kingdom. A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu morning. UV: Low; Sunday 24 January. With the descent on the excellent Kilbo path back to Glendoll forest at the head of Glen Clova, in summer conditions this makes a straightforward round for two Munros. Minimum nighttime temperature: -9 degrees Celsius. You have to lose some height before you can begin climbing the rocky path which, especially in wet or misty weather, requires a bit of care. 98 views. Get a weather forecast for: More nearby walks. Driesh and Mayar, two hills at the head of Glen Doll in Angus was the choice. The weather forecast for Driesh is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Wed nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Mon morning, min -4°C on Tue night)Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, severe gales from the N by Wed night). Minimum nighttime temperature: -11 degrees Celsius. I was so happy that the weather was so good (albeit very cold) as it was Liam’s first Munro climb. Mayar and Driesh – Saturday 2nd March – COMPLETED. Go left and follow the old right of way as it rises gently over the broad rolling shoulder linking Driesh with Mayar, the slightly shorter of the pair at 928 metres high. "If we wait on the weather to be right we'll never do anything in Scotland." Wednesday 20 January. Driesh from Mayar. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Thu morning, min -7°C on Fri afternoon). March 7, 2013 by RyanfaeScotland in Round up and tagged featured. Via Coire Fee + Mayar, fantastic weather. With AC, KC, SW and DR. clashcityrocker: 06/08/2020 : From Acharn, following path through Coire Fee to Mayar, along ridge to Driesh, then down by Kilbo Path along flank of Shank of Drumwhallo back to Acharn. With JAS. kdbennett: 11/07/2020: Post Demob Run: … After heading to Edinburgh for the Day on Saturday, I didn't have much time to plan a hike or research the trails around Glenclova. Sunrise: 08:27; Sunset: 16:24. Partly cloudy changing to sunny intervals by late morning. Distance: 14 km. However the wind was picking up with some quite strong gusts where staying on one's feet was not altogether easy. Walk back down is fairly unsteady and you need to be careful with your footing until you get to the bottom. The decision: Glenclova. We climbed the two Scottish Munros (mountains in Scotland which have a height over 3,000 ft / 914.4 m), Driesh and Mayar on Saturday 21 st February. Even with snow covering the ground the hike is relatively easy to navigate in good weather conditions. Light snow changing to cloudy in the afternoon. Please choose your location from the nearest places to : Storm Christoph will bring multiple hazards to the UK this week, initially heavy rain. ....leads towards the summit of Mayar. A short section is covered at high tide, and the whole route is probably inadvisable in stormy weather, when large waves threaten even the villages themselves. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Mon morning, min -4°C on Tue night). Hills: Mayar and Driesh Date: Friday 9th September 2016 Company: Myself, Joanne, Cuillin, Mac Distance: 14.6km, Ascent: 965m Time: 5Hrs 5Mins I set out yesterday morning to ascend a couple of Munros with Joanne, Mac and Cuillin. Join us for a guided walk up Munros Driesh (947m) and Mayar (928m) from Glen Doll. Quite rocky climbing up Driesh to start with but levels out into easier footing. UV: Low; Everything you need to know about the forecast, and making the most of the weather. 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