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Beinn Eighe

Beinn Eighe

by Lackadaisy » Sun Sep 25, 2011 2:10 am

Route description: Beinn Eighe (western summits)

Munros included on this walk: Ruadh-stac Mòr (Beinn Eighe), Spidean Coire nan Clach (Beinn Eighe)

Date walked: 15/09/2011

Time taken: 9 hours

Distance: 18.5 km

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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby kinley » Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:10 pm

8) Ah - a perfect Torridon day - and then you get paid for sharing it.

8) 8)

Cracker :D

Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby MarilynMunro » Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:18 pm

Graeme Dewar wrote:Trouble with this site now is that things go off the radar so quickly. To read, appreciate and comment on all the great reports on here would be a round the clock job. I would have to resign from my job, get divorced and live in a cupboard chained to my computer.

I missed this until Gareth and the guys at Webtogs had the good sense to name it as walk of the month for September, putting it firmly back on the radar.

Living in Scotland can be grim sometimes - going to work in November in the pouring rain and pitch dark. Coming home from work in January in the pouring rain and pitch dark. Landscape like this is the other side of the coin! This is what makes Scotland one of the most fantastic little countries in the world!

Cheers and well done! :clap:

DITTO!!!! :lol:
what a fabulous report and those photos, they really take the biscuit, oh ok the webtogs vouchers, very well deserved :clap:
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby Merry-walker » Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:29 pm

Marvellous walk report...!!

Cracking shots and beautiful scenery
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby Rich't » Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:30 pm

Loved your report, well done. It brought back sweet memories of last sunday, we did same two with Torridon walking festival. Would reccommend it. They're running a winter festival next March. Did Liathach on the sat. Monday on Beinn Allign came to a sudden end...............mega wind. Poor knees got a rest! :)
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby PeteR » Thu Oct 06, 2011 12:12 am

Congrats :D :D Amazing pictures. The sort of blue sky we can only dream of mostly this year. But at least you got such a great day for a superb walk 8) 8)
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby BlackPanther » Thu Oct 06, 2011 1:01 pm

My favourite mountain BY FAR! I agree with you that one should allow plenty of time to admire the views. I had exactly the same "problem" when I traversed Beinn Eighe last year - stopped every 5 minutes and posed for pictures with Torridon landscapes in the background :lol: :lol:
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby steven65 » Thu Oct 06, 2011 2:18 pm

Spectacular photos there , i`ve not walked / climbed in this area yet , i`ll get round to it eventually - i hope !
However i remember my 1st time passing through it in 1999 / 1998 ??? I was on my Vespa travelling from a mates in Inverness to Portree for a 2 day camping jolly . Going along the A896 to Shieldaig i was totally blown away with the views
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby thufferin succotash » Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:06 pm

Totally stunning photos - gave me goosebumps :D Confirms my notion that Torridon has definitely replaced my previous fave place to be - Glencoe. Can't blame you for taking your time, superb hills, superb weather - and what a fantastic lunch spot!! - you lucky lucky hillwalker 8)

Can't wait to see your Liathach report - hope you get great weather again. Well done you :)
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby hooker » Thu Oct 06, 2011 11:05 pm

the photos are absolutely amazing it was just as well you got a nice day thanks for the photos.
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby Scotjamie » Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:32 pm

What can I add? - just another v. well done (especially for a first WR)....great pics and great sense of the walk from the pics.
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby sarac » Mon Oct 10, 2011 10:40 pm

Brilliant, what stunning photos, makes me want to go... now!!
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby Border Reiver » Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:25 am

Your report and pics make me ache to be up there. Coire McFearchair is one of my favourite places and I've been there 5 times so far, so your beautiful pics have brought back some great memories - thanks.
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby b-illie » Sat Oct 15, 2011 12:47 pm

Torridon was our intro to proper Scottish hillwalking/ backpacking, and every time I read yet another walk report and see yet another set of amazing photographs from the area I say to myself that we could have hardly picked a more stunning destination in the whole of Europe (and, truly, beyond Europe). Congrats on this report and the prize! :D
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby Jan Vi0la » Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:58 am

Loved your report, fantastic pics! am going up to Torridon next week and have got everything crossed for a good day out on Beinn Eighe.
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby Tomsie » Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:57 pm

What a place, must be my best day out yet, got to walk across that lake :crazy:
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