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Maol Chean-dearg

Maol Chean-dearg


Postby nzt2011 » Thu Oct 06, 2011 7:43 pm

Route description: Maol Chean-dearg ascent, Coulags

Munros included on this walk: Maol Chean-dearg

Date walked: 26/09/2011

Time taken: 6 hours

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After a soaking and a good blow up Slioch on the Sunday in my week up in Torridon, this was the perfect tonic! Such an understated walk, beautiful surroundings and the views were superb! Nice gentle walk out through the glen up beside the river then a gradual ascent up the zigzag path to the bealach, fairly simple climb over the scree and bouldery plateau for the final push up the boulder slopes to the top. As usual, the curse of the clag reappeared, but I waited for about 20mins then it all became clear why it's worth the pain on the legs!
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Looking back to the start point, beside the river
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easy going path
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panorama at the bridge
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taken fom the bridge
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the bothy
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the zigzag path up to the bealach on the left
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panorama looking back down the path
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An Ruadh-stac
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Towards Beinn Eighe and Liathach
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clag man
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then suddenly.....
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still stunning through the cloud
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Beinn Alligin in the distance
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Beinn Diamh I think?
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Beinn Alligin and Liathach
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The bothy on the way back down
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looking back....
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Re: Maol Chean-dearg

Postby ChrisW » Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:50 pm

lovely photo's there nzt, the dark clouds over the bothy is a real stunner :D
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Re: Maol Chean-dearg

Postby nzt2011 » Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:06 am

Thanks Chris one of my fav's as well, wasn't expecting to see it in the middle of the glen so just made a great walk even better!
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Re: Maol Chean-dearg

Postby kev_russ » Fri Oct 07, 2011 10:15 pm

Cracking pics like! :thumbup:
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