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Stac Pollaidh Wild Camping - Sunrise Magic

Stac Pollaidh Wild Camping - Sunrise Magic


by wilkiemurray » Sun Nov 13, 2016 3:34 pm

Route description: Stac Pollaidh ridge and circuit

Grahams included on this walk: Stac Pollaidh

Date walked: 13/11/2016

Time taken: 20 hours

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Re: Stac Pollaidh Wild Camping - Sunrise Magic

Postby christianbartlett » Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:33 pm

Superb piece of work. Thanks for sharing!
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Re: Stac Pollaidh Wild Camping - Sunrise Magic

Postby jmarkb » Tue Nov 15, 2016 1:20 pm

Sgurr wrote:This is what I got when I googled pink fog bow on images.


That's a good one! (though maybe digitally enhanced somewhat).
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Re: Stac Pollaidh Wild Camping - Sunrise Magic

Postby Sgurr » Tue Nov 15, 2016 1:35 pm

jmarkb wrote:
Sgurr wrote:This is what I got when I googled pink fog bow on images.


That's a good one! (though maybe digitally enhanced somewhat).

I imagine it is. Quite shocked when I put the local ducks through photobucket, and they turned into a Munch picture (as CharlesT pointed out at the end of the Can I Have a P Please Bob thread.) I now wonder about anything.
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Re: Stac Pollaidh Wild Camping - Sunrise Magic

Postby teaandpies » Tue Nov 22, 2016 5:45 pm

Seen this, thought of this report.

Stunning picture of rare 'white rainbow' captured in Scotland as storms hit the UK http://a.msn.com/r/2/AAkBqBh?m=en-gb&a=1
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Re: Stac Pollaidh Wild Camping - Sunrise Magic

Postby Jimmy001 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:52 pm

wilkiemurray I will be over in Scotland in April 18th. I have done the West Highland Way twice and Ben Nevis. I am heading back to Scotland to do the The Great Glen Way. I was thinking of doing the Bone Caves after my walk of the Great Glen Way but after watching your video, I was thinking of climbing Stac Polliadh. Will Stac Polliadh be snow covered at that time of year? Also, how long will it take me to climb with stopping to take videos/pictures along the way?

Cheers,
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Re: Stac Pollaidh Wild Camping - Sunrise Magic

Postby Mal Grey » Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:58 pm

Goodness me, how did I miss this report when it first came out? Sublime!


Jimmy001 wrote:wilkiemurray I will be over in Scotland in April 18th. I have done the West Highland Way twice and Ben Nevis. I am heading back to Scotland to do the The Great Glen Way. I was thinking of doing the Bone Caves after my walk of the Great Glen Way but after watching your video, I was thinking of climbing Stac Polliadh. Will Stac Polliadh be snow covered at that time of year? Also, how long will it take me to climb with stopping to take videos/pictures along the way?

Cheers,
Jimmy


Whilst not impossible, it is unlikely that there will still be much snow about in that part of Scotland by mid-April. Maybe just the odd patch. The walk up Stac Polaidh is quite short, circles round the back of the hill then onto the ridge, and is only a few hours there and back. It then depends on how much scrambling you want to enjoy/avoid, and whether you go to the actual summit, which involves a short exposed scramble, as to whether its 2 hours or 4. More here; https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/ullapool/stacpollaidh.shtml
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Re: Stac Pollaidh Wild Camping - Sunrise Magic

Postby spiderwebb » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:01 pm

Wowsers !!! Just stunning. Still to get to that true summit, last time that bad bit, put me off :lol: :lol: :lol: Felt the need for a bit of string, at least to get back down if not up :lol: :lol:
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Re: Stac Pollaidh Wild Camping - Sunrise Magic

Postby Boofg » Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:30 pm

Hello,
Do you think you could get 2 very small tents pitched up there rather than 1?
Thanks
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Re: Stac Pollaidh Wild Camping - Sunrise Magic

Postby wilkiemurray » Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:04 pm

spiderwebb wrote:Wowsers !!! Just stunning. Still to get to that true summit, last time that bad bit, put me off :lol: :lol: :lol: Felt the need for a bit of string, at least to get back down if not up :lol: :lol:


It a bit exposed!! I had to go up and down a few times for th filming - but i was dry and settled - not sureI'd fancy it in storm!

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Re: Stac Pollaidh Wild Camping - Sunrise Magic

Postby wilkiemurray » Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:05 pm

Boofg wrote:Hello,
Do you think you could get 2 very small tents pitched up there rather than 1?
Thanks
Dan


Hi Dan

Its been a wee while since I was up, but I remember struggling to find enough space for my one man tent! There mayve another space, but it was a bit tight! Certaly make sure you have a good thick ground matt tank hides any rocks of lumpy bits .. Sorry I cant be moe specific..

god luck

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Re: Stac Pollaidh Wild Camping - Sunrise Magic

Postby Stefan1 » Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:53 pm

Stunning conditions!

Great photos!
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