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Name that Corrie!

Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Caberfeidh » Fri Jun 25, 2021 9:16 am

Is it the Bealach Loch na Seilg on Carn an Righ near the Kyle of Tongue?
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby NeepNeep » Mon Jun 28, 2021 3:40 pm

Close enough as there is not much interest and I should free it up.

It's Calbhach Coire (Bald coire) to the West of An Caisteal of Ben Loyal. This is a really interesting hill to explore - lots of hidden areas which are not frequently visited (as shown by lack of recognition). One of my favorite places and want to go back.

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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Caberfeidh » Wed Jun 30, 2021 9:13 am

Ben Loyal certainly is a striking hill/mountain. I wandered up there years ago, and I recall looking down on a jet fighter flying below me; so close I could see the pilot's helmet moving as he turned to look at the hill. Also found a wee red deer calf hiding in the bracken.

Now for our pext picture of a corrie in typical Scottish weather...

Skye waterfall.JPG
What corrie does this popular waterfall emerge from?
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Caberfeidh » Sat Jul 03, 2021 9:46 am

Clue - it's on an island...
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby NeepNeep » Sat Jul 03, 2021 8:26 pm

No idea on the Coire but I remember doing Aonach Eagach ridge 15 yrs ago and had a similar experience. The fighter jet was well below us and we were on a prominent section of the ridge probably silhouetted against the sky. We waved like mad and the co pilot (the one sitting behind) gave us a wave. Amazing experience.
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Caberfeidh » Sun Jul 04, 2021 8:44 am

Caberfeidh wrote:Clue - it's on an island...


It's on a very wet island, renowned for it's clouds and rain...
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Sunset tripper » Sat Jul 10, 2021 2:34 pm

Caberfeidh wrote:
Caberfeidh wrote:Clue - it's on an island...


It's on a very wet island, renowned for it's clouds and rain...


That's really narrowed it down then. :D
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Caberfeidh » Sun Jul 11, 2021 10:22 am

Sunset tripper wrote:
Caberfeidh wrote:
Caberfeidh wrote:Clue - it's on an island...


It's on a very wet island, renowned for it's clouds and rain...


That's really narrowed it down then. :D


The island could almost be named for the clouds it seives from the skies... :shock:
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Grisu » Sun Jul 11, 2021 4:54 pm

perhaps Coire nam Bruadaran on Skye at the A 87 above Loch Ainort?
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Grisu » Mon Jul 12, 2021 12:56 pm

perhaps Coire nam Bruadaran on Skye at the A 87 above Loch Ainort?
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Caberfeidh » Wed Jul 14, 2021 9:16 am

Grisu wrote:perhaps Coire nam Bruadaran on Skye at the A 87 above Loch Ainort?


Yes! On a very wet and wild day indeed. Well done, take it away, Grisu ! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Grisu » Sun Jul 18, 2021 9:11 am

Thanks Caberfeidh, I have a similar pic only without the raindrops on the lens :D
I am sorry, I can't provide a suitable pic of a corrie, so everybody feels free to continue.
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Mal Grey » Sat Jul 24, 2021 8:28 pm

OK, I'll go.

This stunning corrie is not named on the 1:25k or 1:50k OS map, but the lochan is.


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The grass in the foreground has a flat patch for one tent that would be a stunning camp spot.
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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Mal Grey » Sun Jul 25, 2021 7:58 pm

Mal Grey wrote:OK, I'll go.

This stunning corrie is not named on the 1:25k or 1:50k OS map, but the lochan is.


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The grass in the foreground has a flat patch for one tent that would be a stunning camp spot.



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Re: Name that Corrie!

Postby Caberfeidh » Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:00 am

Loch Uladail on the Lewis/Harris border badlands?
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