Pictures from our most recent excursion

On Monday 20th May 2019 the first Friends of Lochaber Geopark excursion 2019 went from Ardgour to Rubha na h’Earbha Coast.

Highlights of the trip included:

  • Dyke swarms
  • Great Glen volcanism
  • An unconformable contact between the older metamorphosed moine rock and the younger sediments that lie above
  • Wildlife spotting (seals, arctic terns and razorbills).

The next excursion is

Monday 17th June: Cuil Bay to Tiger Rock

Meeting at Cuil Bay waterfront for 10 am. GR NM 978 553

This excursion will involve a 6-7km coastal walk on rough, sometimes muddy ground so wear wellies or walking boots.

We’ll see Dalradian metamorphic rocks, fool’s gold, igneous intrusions, a volcanic breccia pipe, finishing at the beautiful Tiger Rock.

Moderate fitness required. Please bring a packed lunch, stout footwear, waterproofs, cameras, binoculars, walking poles if desired