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Name that Corrie!

Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Mal Grey » Wed Mar 24, 2021 9:20 pm

Mal Grey wrote:Thanks. Your clues helped.


Where is this one then? Head of corrie, to the right, is below a subsidiary summit of a Munro.


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As you leave the corrie, this is the view back over the top of the buttresses in the first photo.

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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Mal Grey » Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:07 pm

Opposite and below the cliffs in the first photo, is a large, unusual, sloping feature.
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Caberfeidh » Sun Mar 28, 2021 11:24 am

Mal Grey wrote:Opposite and below the cliffs in the first photo, is a large, unusual, sloping feature.


Like an enormous waterfall, for instance?
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Mal Grey » Sun Mar 28, 2021 11:56 am

Caberfeidh wrote:
Mal Grey wrote:Opposite and below the cliffs in the first photo, is a large, unusual, sloping feature.


Like an enormous waterfall, for instance?


The feature(s) I'm thinking of isn't a waterfall, but there is a series of them alongside. I guess if its rained a lot, the whole thing will be running with water!
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Sun Mar 28, 2021 12:13 pm

Coire Gorm below Sgurr Dubh, on the east side of Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair?

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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Mal Grey » Sun Mar 28, 2021 6:54 pm

HalfManHalfTitanium wrote:Coire Gorm below Sgurr Dubh, on the east side of Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair?

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Yep, that's the spot, with the remarkable huge slabs being the sloping feature. :clap:
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:06 pm

Mal Grey wrote:Yep, that's the spot, with the remarkable huge slabs being the sloping feature. :clap:


Thanks Mal Grey! I’ve only seen the corrie from below, from the path down to Loch an Nid. I guessed it from the distant outline of the Fannaichs in the second photo.

Name either the right or left hand corrie.
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:52 pm

Clue - one of the corries has a much longer name then the other...

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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Sat Apr 03, 2021 9:38 am

Another clue - I am on my way to a Munro, but this is not on the WH route. The summit ahead is not a Munro, but there are Munros along the ridge either side of it.

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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby RICHARDCFF » Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:57 pm

I'll have a guess: Could this be looking south to Meall nan Tri Tighearnan on the ridge between Ben Starav and Glas Bheinn Mhor? If that is correct, then the corrie on the left would be Coire Dubh (a short name) and the corrie on the right Coire Lochain Ghaineamhaich (a fairly long name)?
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:13 pm

RICHARDCFF wrote:I'll have a guess: Could this be looking south to Meall nan Tri Tighearnan on the ridge between Ben Starav and Glas Bheinn Mhor? If that is correct, then the corrie on the left would be Coire Dubh (a short name) and the corrie on the right Coire Lochain Ghaineamhaich (a fairly long name)?


:clap: :clap: :clap:

Spot on! - all details correct!

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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby RICHARDCFF » Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:31 am

Thanks!
Unfortunately I don't have that many photographs of corries, and none of them very good!
But here's one anyway...quite heavily cropped from the original...

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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby RICHARDCFF » Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:40 pm

Clue: The corrie is in the upper reaches of a corbett, the summit of which is at the right. The photograph was taken from another corbett
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby RICHARDCFF » Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:08 pm

Further clue: Same photo, but now with less of a crop...

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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby RICHARDCFF » Fri Apr 23, 2021 5:37 pm

More clues: The corbett on which the corrie is situated is remote in a way, though it can be done in a day without staying locally through the use of a scheduled ferry
And here is the original picture with no cropping. The corrie becomes rather lost so I've pointed it out with an arrow and the word 'Here'!

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