It is an easy climb from there up on to Beinn Mheadhoin's long, broad ridge where a line of tors, the sabhalan or the barns, leads you to the summit tor .
A steep and punishing climb of the tor afforded us spectacular views of both Wolfscote Dale and Milldale - at which point, it started to hail.
Their home is now the mountain tor , their wits flown to who knows where!
Climb the slopes in a NNE to The Sneck, then continue E to gain the plateau and summit tor of Ben Avon.
Despite my earlier reluctance to face the wintry conditions, it was curiously exhilarating to battle through the snowdrifts and clouds and arrive by the summit tor just as the clouds broke.
He seemed a black lump looming over the desk like a vulture on a high tor , waiting for his prey to walk into his clutches.
We've already visited several eco-homes; mainly showhome type thingys, but one ‘real’ one, near Glastonbury you can see Glastonbury tor if you are sitting on her outdoor compost toilet wild!
There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for awhile.
This final rise on the ridge is noted for its two granite warts, or tors , the Clach Choutsaich, Coutt's Stone and the Argyll Stone, a larger and more impressive tor than can easily be seen from certain parts of the Spey valley.
A little to the south-east of this summit lies a curious constellation of rock tors , three individual outcrops of fine - grained granite.