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Beinn Fhionnlaidh from Elleric

Beinn Fhionnlaidh from Elleric

Postby Johnny Corbett » Wed Nov 02, 2011 3:18 pm

Route description: Beinn Fhionnlaidh

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Fhionnlaidh

Date walked: 25/10/2011

Time taken: 5 hours

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Today was another day of indecision, was it to be a short steep walk or a longer gradual one? The steep one being Beinn Sgulaird,with the longer but easier walk being Beinn Fionnlaidh. After having a hard day in Glen Etive the previous day we opted for the longer gradual climb but only after we had crossed the bridge at Glenure heading for Beinn Sgulaird, so we about turned and went alongside the river before making our way over to Beinn Fhionnlaidhs wide ridge. As it was a clear day there was no problems in reaching the summit , a summit with great views in all directions. Once there we had lunch then headed back down the ridge to the parking area at Elleric. This walk as well has having fine summit views also has great views when ascending and descending.
The Marilyn sandwiched between the Munros

Glenure and Beinn Sgulaird

On our way up

Alan and Mo

Beinn Fionnlaidh

The view down

Beinn a'Bheithir

A huge boulder balancing on three rocks

Coming up the ridge

Beinn Trilleachan


Ben Starav

Beinn Trilleachan again

Summit view

The summit

The lost mountain of Glencoe, we've found it

Towards Glen Etive

More summit views

Trilleachan, love the look of this Corbett

Loch Linnhe
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Re: Beinn Fhionnlaidh from Elleric

Postby lomondwalkers » Wed Nov 02, 2011 3:34 pm

Looks a good un JC! I was on the wee Bookil the same day, and weather wasn't too bad at all. I also liked the look of the Corbett Beinn Trilleachan, was having a wee read about it and it's granite slabs in my Ben Nevis & Glencoe guidebook. Looks like a wee cracker 8)
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Re: Beinn Fhionnlaidh from Elleric

Postby Bod » Wed Nov 02, 2011 9:16 pm

Away to check this one out on the map Johnny. Sussed it though by checking the valleys and lochs, and I remember being up Beinn Sgulaird a few years back. You are doing really well getting out there in the last 10 days or so! :D
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