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Beinn Sgritheall

Beinn Sgritheall


Postby john923 » Wed May 06, 2009 10:08 pm

Route description: Beinn Sgritheall

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Sgritheall

Date walked: 06/05/2009

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We had a dry calm day for this walk (01/04/09). Excellent walk description, right down to the 'turf-clutching' final few metres before reaching the 906m top. We found that the path from the bealach follows the line of old fence posts at first but then seems to meander a bit - we lost it in the fingers of snow near the top.
Shame that the summit ridge is so short for all the effort but the views are a good compensation.
The descent is straightforward on a good path and, it's true, just when you think it ought to be getting a bit easier, the final descent to the road is a punishment for tired knees.
Our timing was ~6hrs, so spot on.
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Re: Beinn Sgritheall

Postby canisp » Thu May 07, 2009 7:58 am

Glad you got a fine day on Beinn Sgritheall :) i’ve got mixed emotions about this on :? see the first post on the link below.
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