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Beinn Liath Mhór from SMC Ling Hut

Beinn Liath Mhór from SMC Ling Hut


Postby smalltounboy » Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:46 pm

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Liath Mhòr

Date walked: 17/07/2021

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 12.66 km

Ascent: 887m

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In my quest to climb every Munro individually (and by an alternative route) I set my sights on the hills accessible from Glen Torridon.
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SMC Ling Hut in the shadow of Liathach

Setting off from the SMC's Ling Hut we followed the track southwards, at around 480m there is a small cairn, the OS map shows that the path doglegs to the northeast, in reality the path continues south.
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OS map showing missing path

Leave the main path at the small cairn and head southeast, Beinn Liath Mhór should come into view behind a small ridge (Sáil Gharbh), either walk around or over the ridge .
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Beinn Liath Mhór ahead

The rough Torridonian sandstone changes to sharp quartz blocks, it's an easy scramble so you reach the summit cairn quickly.
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Summit Cairn

Follow the same route back, alternatively follow the track over onto neighbouring munro Sgorr Ruadh.
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Liathach

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Ling Hut coming back into view

For access to Ling Hut please visit http://www.smc.org.uk/huts/ling/

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