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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.
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.
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 .
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.
Summit Cairn

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

Ling Hut coming back into view

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

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