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Affric

Affric


Postby Orosay » Sat Sep 26, 2020 1:30 pm

Route description: Carn Eige and Mam Sodhail

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Fhionnlaidh (Carn Eige), Carn Eige, Mam Sodhail

Date walked: 19/09/2020

Time taken: 8 hours

Distance: 23 km

Ascent: 1100m

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Glen Affric is lovely and the big mountains above it to the north looked great from Toll Creagan last year, so I had always fancied going back. It was a lovely day
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Nice tree
Had a nice walk along the loch for about 4or5 km
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Across Loch Affric
The big hills in Kintail came into view
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Mullach Fraoch Coire
and about half way along the loch we turned up the glen. This is a long path, although never very steep, we had been walking for a few hours before passing a ruin in a beautiful situation
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Wee cottage
and then began to see Mam Sodhal ahead
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Mam Sodhal
. Stopped at lunch at the head of the corrie in a very remote place, but we did get overtaken here by another couple who were making their way up
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Head of the corrie at Ciste dubh
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Up the allt coire leachavie
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