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53 Sgairneach Mhor

53 Sgairneach Mhor


Postby DJG78 » Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:00 pm

Munros included on this walk: Sgairneach Mhor

Date walked: 03/12/2011

Time taken: 2.5 hours

Distance: 8 km

Ascent: 541m

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Attempted to also complete Beinn Udlamain but ran out of time. Set off at 1.30pm so didnt want to risk a dark decent especially as the cloud was down so navigating was hard enough. Just managed Sgairneach Mhor before dusk at around 4pm.

I follwed the walk report but disagreed with directions advising begining to ascend the flank through heather after the first bridge. if you carry on up the track you will hit a second bridge after about 1/2 mile with a clear quad track directly up the west side of the flank. I decended this way and found it much easier as the heather was thick and very boggy under snow. I would follow this route up and down in future.
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DJG78
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Joined: Sep 21, 2009
Location: Durham

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