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Sgurr Mor & Eastern Fannichs

Sgurr Mor & Eastern Fannichs


Postby gmac1985 » Wed May 04, 2011 8:22 pm

Route description: Sgurr Mor and the eastern Fannichs

Munros included on this walk: An Coileachan, Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich, Meall Gorm, Sgurr Mor

Date walked: 04/05/2011

Time taken: 10 hours

Distance: 24 km

Ascent: 1280m

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Another epic day out. Weather was superb so once again lobster pink :-/ So thats been 8 Munro's in a row (4 last week) with not a spot of rain. Walk in was a bit of a nightmare, mostly boggy underfoot and personally reckon that from the carpark to Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich was the hardest part of the day, although at times the descent from An Coileachan back to the carpark seemed endless. Only met 3 other walkers on the whole 24km route so seemed super remote at times. Made sure camera was charged this week too so no need to keep blabbing, after all a picture says a 1000 words ;-)
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View of Meall Gorm and An Coileachan from carpark
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Me posing
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Johnny posing
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View towards Ullapool, can't really see it in this photo but the hills in the distance centre are covered in smoke from fires
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Me on Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich
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Johnny on top of Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich
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On route from Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich to Sgurr Mor
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Staying away from the edge on top of Sgurr Mor
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Johnny on top of Sgurr Mor
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Drop from Sgurr Mor (Squeaky bum time)
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On top of Meall Gorm
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Johnny on top of Meall Gorm
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View of Sgurr Mor from Meall Gorm
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On top of An Coileachan
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On top of An Coileachan, 4th Munro of the day
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Re: Sgurr Mor & Eastern Fannichs

Postby johnny1 » Wed May 04, 2011 8:40 pm

it certainly a good day thats eight munros and not a drop of rain. 8)
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Re: Sgurr Mor & Eastern Fannichs

Postby LeithySuburbs » Wed May 04, 2011 9:31 pm

It's a great round this but, as you say, the walk back from An Coileachan does seem to go on forever. Long may this sun continue :D .
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