Not Another Saddle
by Alastair S » Tue May 17, 2011 6:52 pm
Route description: The Saddle, Forcan Ridge and Sgùrr na Sgìne
Munros included on this walk: Sgùrr na Sgìne, The Saddle
Date walked: 14/05/2011
Time taken: 8 hours
Distance: 14 km
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It’s a bit much isn’t it? One walk and you get 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 trip reports & a thread about the true summit of The Saddle
So I’ll just say two things: really enjoyed the company & I’ll be back.
Now here are the piccies:
Leaving Glen Shiel
Past Biod an Fhithich
The Gang Ponder
Alan & JB on the Forcan Ridge
The Saddle from from Bealach Coire Mhalagain
Forcan Ridge From Sgurr na Sgine
View North From Sgurr na Sgine
Over The Edge – descending Faochag
Biod an Fhithich
Back Down To Glen Shiel
A few more shots in the Flickr set over here.
Edit: added link to yet another TP!
by Merry-walker » Tue May 17, 2011 7:58 pm
by gammy leg walker » Tue May 17, 2011 8:09 pm
You were right the company kept us all going on Saturday,not a day for solo walkihg
by ChrisW » Tue May 17, 2011 8:25 pm
I enjoyed seeing the differing points of view in the other thread, ultimately it seems to depend upon WHY you walk mountains, if you do it to tick hills off a list then it has to be the very top of the very top, if you do it for the great views, nature, outdoors and physical well being, then resting your tea cup on the trig point is usually sufficient
by rockhopper » Tue May 17, 2011 9:37 pm
by Alan S » Tue May 17, 2011 9:49 pm
That pic of me and JB on the ridge is my new screensaver
Glad you enjoyed your day
by Scotjamie » Tue May 17, 2011 9:57 pm
A real benefit of WRs is seeing views we missed because of weather. Walked this (via your Mhalagain route) last May and heading up again this Friday, so thanks for setting the scene .......albeit its been set five times already by your comrades
by Alastair S » Tue May 17, 2011 10:07 pm
monty wrote:Great set of photos Alistair. you must learn to get your report in first
The two are diametrically opposed I even had a day's start on the rest as I headed home on the Saturday while the rest sat around the Cluanie supping Buckfast!
by gammy leg walker » Wed May 18, 2011 7:37 pm
Alastair S wrote:The two are diametrically opposed I even had a day's start on the rest as I headed home on the Saturday while the rest sat around the Cluanie supping Buckfast!
Hi Alastair can I correct your statement.
The Buckfast was supped on the Friday,
I did not partake in any Buckfast supping
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