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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 Mòr (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!

Into the corrie before the steep ascent

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

Liathach from Ridge

Dave on approach to Spidean Coir nan Clach

View across to Ruadh-stac Mor

Dave on Summit of Spidean Coir nan Clach


The ridge we followed with Liathach in the background

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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 :)
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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:

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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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