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Sgorr Ruadh.

Sgorr Ruadh.


Postby petem56 » Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:38 pm

Munros included on this walk: Sgorr Ruadh

Date walked: 30/05/2011

Time taken: 8.5 hours

Distance: 16.3 km

Ascent: 1148m

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We set off about 08:00 from the layby just west of Achnashellach Station, followed sign to station crossed over track and took farest track to the left. At Approx NG 999 485 took small track down left to gate through forest fence then followed very clear path to NG 990 371, took little detour here to look at possible river crossing for return journey, decided to change planned return route as river Lair was a bit to high for my liking at this point. Retrace path back to NG 990 371, continued on main path to small lochan at NG955 511.
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View back down valley past Loch Coire Lair.



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By small lochan with Beinn Liath Mhor shroude in cloud.


After small break took small path (marked by small cairn) up to small col on ridge above NG 952 511, then turned left to take main ridge to Sgorr Ruadh.
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Angie enjoying a tot on the summit.


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Loch a Bealach Mhoir

From here we headed down to Loch a Bealach Mhoir.
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Veiw to Loch Carron from part way down from Summit


We crossed over its outflow at the eastern end then followed it down hill until it is joined by another stream coming in from the right.
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Waterfalls where the two streams join.



We crossed back over the stream and made our way to Loch Coire Lair wher we found a faint path around the loch, from here we picked our way back to the main path crossing the Allt Coire Lair on the way (Not quite as deep here as lower down).

From this point it was just an easy walk back down the main track.
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Re: Sgorr Ruadh.

Postby rockhopper » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:50 pm

pity about the weather on top but you still got some nice views and photos, esp Loch a Bealach Mhoir :D
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Re: Sgorr Ruadh.

Postby petem56 » Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:18 pm

rockhopper wrote:pity about the weather on top but you still got some nice views and photos, esp Loch a Bealach Mhoir :D

would have had a clear top if we had started obout an hour later.
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