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A visit to the Fionn Loch Corbetts.

A visit to the Fionn Loch Corbetts.


Postby gaffr » Tue May 03, 2011 6:30 pm

Corbetts included on this walk: Beinn a'Chaisgein Mor, Beinn Airigh Charr, Beinn Lair

Date walked: 30/04/2011

Distance: 56 km

Ascent: 2071m

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Our visit to the Fionn Loch area was from Poolewe and back. We walked in along the Kernsary estate road to the wee lochan prior to the farm where we cut the corner on a track to gain the Ruidh Dorcha trail and to transfer to the stalkers trail to reach Beinn Airigh Charr. Our camp kit was left at the track junction at NG910771 to be collected after a visit to the top. The track was then used to regain the main track into Carnmore. All three of the Corbetts visited were, in part, gained by very good stalkers tracks giving us plenty of time to feast on the surrounding mountainscape.

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A welcome to the upper end of Fionn Loch from the top area of Airigh Charr.
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The camp at the top end of Fionn Loch.
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The causeway with the cliffs of Beinn Lair in the morning sunlight.
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The track from Carnmore to reach Chaisgein Mor with Beinn Airigh Charr and Martha's tower behind.
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The 'yellow plateau' of Chaisgein Mor.
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The summit area of Beinn a Chaisgein Mor with An Teallach behind.
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Carnmore Crag above the Lodge and the scruffy bothy.
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Beallach Mheinnidh to reach Beinn Lair
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Image from above the crags of Beinn Lair
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Beinn Lair's very grand cairn.
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The long walk out from Carnmore.
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A look Back to Kernsary on the way out.
The tops were done over three days with two nights in the tent at the top end of Fionn Loch. My apologies to the Graham collectors for not getting to Meall Mheinnidh :lol: I didn't realise until I got home that it was one of those....good excuse to go back again. I'll take my velo next time to this area :)
Last edited by gaffr on Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:29 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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Re: A visit to the Fionn Loch Corbetts.

Postby kinley » Tue May 03, 2011 7:08 pm

8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)

Oh - need to go back!

Report speaks for itself :D

Brilliant :)
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Re: A visit to the Fionn Loch Corbetts.

Postby Alastair S » Tue May 03, 2011 8:52 pm

Looks wonderful :D :D
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Re: A visit to the Fionn Loch Corbetts.

Postby foggieclimber » Tue May 03, 2011 8:56 pm

That yellow plateau looks a tempting place to camp 8).
Really looking forward to Beinn a'Chasgein Mor in the not too distant future.
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