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Beinn Eighe (Western Summits) Winter

Beinn Eighe (Western Summits) Winter


Postby Woody57 » Wed Oct 26, 2011 1:37 pm

Route description: Beinn Eighe (western summits)

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

Date walked: 17/02/2011

Time taken: 8 hours

Distance: 18.5 km

Ascent: 1200m

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Having seen the report last month of this walk, I felt compelled join WH and share some photos I took of the exact same walk last February.
We followed the route from the site and had what I can only describe as one of the best winter days ever!

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Into the corrie before the steep ascent

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Dave on the climb to the ridge before Spidean Coir nan Clach

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Liathach from Ridge

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Dave on approach to Spidean Coir nan Clach

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View across to Ruadh-stac Mor

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Dave on Summit of Spidean Coir nan Clach

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The ridge we followed with Liathach in the background

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Beinn Alligin

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Re: Beinn Eighe (Western Summits) Winter

Postby joenorris » Wed Oct 26, 2011 2:28 pm

Mate that's fantastic, not often you get a day quite like that in the winter. I'm green with envy! Great photos.
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Re: Beinn Eighe (Western Summits) Winter

Postby BlackPanther » Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:02 pm

Beautiful pictures - thanks for posting this rep, Beinn Eighe is my favourite mountain and I can't get enough of it :D :D I hope we will have some of that snowy-blue weather this winter!
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Re: Beinn Eighe (Western Summits) Winter

Postby Alastair S » Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:19 pm

Now that's was I call a good first post :lol:

Simply brilliant. Must have been a memorable day - the photos are fantastic :thumbup:
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Re: Beinn Eighe (Western Summits) Winter

Postby kev_russ » Wed Oct 26, 2011 4:09 pm

stunning :)
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Re: Beinn Eighe (Western Summits) Winter

Postby soulminer » Wed Oct 26, 2011 4:43 pm

Exactly how a winter walk should be, great fun and even better pictures :)
Cheers.
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Re: Beinn Eighe (Western Summits) Winter

Postby Alan S » Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:24 pm

excellent 8) 8) can only dream about days like that just now,thanks for sharing :D
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Re: Beinn Eighe (Western Summits) Winter

Postby Johnny Corbett » Thu Oct 27, 2011 3:25 pm

Brilliant! Like the one of Dave on Spidean
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Re: Beinn Eighe (Western Summits) Winter

Postby ChrisW » Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:58 pm

You've set the bar pretty high there Woody, as a first post we all expect the same every time now :lol: Some absolutely stunning pics there, what a great day :mrgreen:
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Re: Beinn Eighe (Western Summits) Winter

Postby malky_c » Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:24 pm

Top stuff 8)

Hard to beat a good winter's day in Torridon.

I was on Ruadh Stac Beag almost exactly a year before, in identical conditions:

http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=3583
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Re: Beinn Eighe (Western Summits) Winter

Postby Mountainlove » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:55 pm

Ahhh loverly...what a day and great photos!!
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Re: Beinn Eighe (Western Summits) Winter

Postby pollyh33 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:36 pm

So glad you felt compelled to join us!

Definitely our gain, fantastic report :D :clap:
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