Queen Victoria's ForeheadSo you are confused are you? Take a look at some of the pictures on the right (click to enlarge). Done that and still confused? Well, let me explain. The hills of Ardgour, when viewed from the shores of Loch Leven at Ballachulish and Glencoe, bear an uncanny resemblance to the late Queen lying in state, with her hands crossed on her chest. Get it now? I climbed onto her Forehead, and I think I probably crossed her nose too!
Unfortunately, the weather wasn't great and so for much of the outward walk I was looking up at cloud hiding the summits of the hills. Nevertheless, I pressed on, not wanting to get home too early and get bored. I was rewarded, although turning up from the bealach too quickly nearly saw me turn back, I finally made it to the summit. The walk had taken a lot longer than I expected, partly due to my mistake, so with the weather closing in once more, I decided not to continue along the ridge to the south. However, I managed to get a shot up Loch Leven from the top - the reverse of those on the right: