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The Fara and Meall nan Eagan
by Julie » Wed May 04, 2011 9:24 pm
Route description: The Fara, Dalwhinnie
Corbetts included on this walk: The Fara
Date walked: 04/05/2011
Time taken: 5 hours
Distance: 15 km1 person thinks this report is great. Register or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
I decided to do The Fara but i really didn't fancy the way in the book so i parked on the A889 just past Dalwhinnie and followed a good track up through the forest to a locked deer gate at 1900 ft
Clambered over the gate, not very elegant but there was no one for miles and straight up the pathless hill, over the dry bog (happy days) and picked up the old wall straight to the summit and a view to rival any other anywhere!
Only 1 hr 10 to the summit and i wondered what to do next so my eye spotted meall nan eagan and off i went, down the ridge, dropping down before the cliffs of the Dirc Mhor
then across and sat by the wee loch in the sunshine admiring the little dirc
Then contoured round and found my way surprisingly easily up Meall Nan Eagan and more stunning views from the summit
, then steeply at first down by the old fence ansd across more dry bog and picked up the path, below the house, past a gang of stags and out to the A889 a few hundred yards above the car.
A really lovely and unexpected, (make it up from the map as i went along with the added bonus of the wee lochan and the dircs) day out,
Thanks for listening, hope the pictures come out ok, haven't done that bit before, Cheers
by kinley » Wed May 04, 2011 9:29 pm
The Dircs are great aren't they?
nice one - cheers
by Julie » Wed May 04, 2011 9:38 pm
by kevsbald » Wed May 04, 2011 10:21 pm
by malky_c » Thu May 05, 2011 6:14 am
kevsbald wrote:The Dirc club, I must join that. Looks tasty.
Just need to say it less and get on with it - that's my problem
Nice report - this area has had quite a few reports recently, each time making me more determined to get there this year
by Graeme D » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:58 pm
by Julie » Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:31 am