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Strathfarrar munros

Strathfarrar munros


Postby tommyatr » Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:38 am

Are you allowed to head up the glen late afternoon and camp out,stay in your car or van etc overnight
to be able to get an early start on these hills at all.
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Re: Strathfarrar munros

Postby Fiona Reid » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:10 am

No overnight parking is allowed in the glen, see

https://www.mountaineering.scot/access/special-arrangements/strathfarrar

Your registration number will be noted when you enter the glen and you'll be pointed at a sign with instructions staying no parking overnight, what time the gate shuts etc etc and asked to acknowledge that you understand - they used to give you a wee ticket but Covid days means no physical contact (I was there 3 weeks back).

If you want to camp overnight then you'll need to walk or cycle in.
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Re: Strathfarrar munros

Postby iain_atkinson_1986 » Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:09 am

Look into doing them from the north. Cuts out the total pain in the ass of sitting in a queue of cars at 9am when you could have been walking for an hour or two by then.
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Re: Strathfarrar munros

Postby gaffr » Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:08 am

I arrived in the late afternoon ....walked in past the power station and got a sheltered spot up on Ruaidhe for a camp....traversed the next day and walked back out for a bus at the road end to get to Inverness.
For the Corbett, much later on, access from where you leave the motor .....don't need to go beyond the gate. :)
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Re: Strathfarrar munros

Postby Giant Stoneater » Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:14 am

Or you could walk from Attadale to Struy over the hills.
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Re: Strathfarrar munros

Postby andy63 » Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:36 am

So what happens if you don't get back in time and the gate's locked? Is it just a matter of waiting till the next day when they open it?
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Re: Strathfarrar munros

Postby Jaxter » Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:15 pm

andy63 wrote:So what happens if you don't get back in time and the gate's locked? Is it just a matter of waiting till the next day when they open it?

I've heard you get slowly dismembered and then eaten.... :wink:
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Re: Strathfarrar munros

Postby Sunset tripper » Fri Sep 04, 2020 4:35 pm

Jaxter wrote:I've heard you get slowly dismembered and then eaten.... :wink:


Has Caberfeidh hacked your account? :shock:
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Re: Strathfarrar munros

Postby Jaxter » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:43 pm

Sunset tripper wrote:
Jaxter wrote:I've heard you get slowly dismembered and then eaten.... :wink:


Has Caberfeidh hacked your account? :shock:

This is Caberfeidh....just reporting in after a delicious dinner of Jaxter :twisted: :lol:
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Re: Strathfarrar munros

Postby Sunset tripper » Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:04 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: ............. :shock:
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Re: Strathfarrar munros

Postby tommyatr » Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:48 pm

Thanks for the info.
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Re: Strathfarrar munros

Postby Phil the Hill » Mon Sep 07, 2020 1:39 pm

We drove in late afternoon, set up the tents and drove out again, then cycled back to get an early start the next morning, on the day the glen is closed. Left the bikes at the end of the walk and walked back to the tents the evening before.
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