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The Five Sisters of Kintail & a weekend to remember.

The Five Sisters of Kintail & a weekend to remember.


Postby Morecambe Monkey » Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:30 pm

Route description: Five Sisters of Kintail

Munros included on this walk: Sgurr Fhuaran, Sgurr na Carnach, Sgurr na Ciste Duibhe

Date walked: 31/03/2012

Time taken: 10.2 hours

Distance: 13.2 km

Ascent: 1385m

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After three previous & excellently written reports by Jockstar,Bod & Graeme D about this day & route,i'm going to keep my usual babblings to a bare minimum for once. Thanks to all of you i walked with,drank with & chatted to on a superb day & indeed weekend in such a beautiful place. Need i say more?
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Not a bad view from the car park!
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Heading up the steep climb to Bealach An Lapain
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Ritchie,Gavin99 & Valerie leading the charge.
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A smiling Bod on the ascent.
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A well earned rest at the Bealach.
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Ready to roll.
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Setting out along the ridge.
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Nearing the first 'bump' in the ridge.
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Slightly nearer!
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The first bump in the ridge,Beinn Odhar with Sgurr Nan Spainteach & Sgurr Na Ciste Duibhe behind.
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The challenge ahead.
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Descent from Spainteach.
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Looking back to the awkward down climb on Spainteach.
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"I'm gonna kill that Bod!"
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Meeting up with the Brothers & Sisters mentalist group on Sgurr Na Ciste Duibhe.
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The next two objectives,Loch Duich in the background.
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The two groups meet again,Sgurr Na Carnach.
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The impressive looking Sgurr Fhuaran from Sgurr Na Carnach.
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View West from Carnach.
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All smiles at the summit of Sgurr Na Carnach.
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Valerie reaches the summit of Sgurr Fhuaran & it's Munro number 100 for her.
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Time for a blether! The two groups meet for a final time.
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Still all smiles on Sgurr Fhuaran...
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...well almost!
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Re: The Five Sisters of Kintail & a weekend to remember.

Postby gammy leg walker » Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:40 pm

Fine pics MM,glad you had a great time.

Was good to meet you,hope we can meet again sometime..........glw.
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Re: The Five Sisters of Kintail & a weekend to remember.

Postby morag1 » Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:46 pm

Great photos :thumbup:
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Re: The Five Sisters of Kintail & a weekend to remember.

Postby Scotjamie » Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:42 pm

Nice one MM - good report and great pics (...almost preferred it to your North Berwick Law report). Enjoyed meeting up and if you make it to Braemar, choose less troublesome bunk mates :) .
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Re: The Five Sisters of Kintail & a weekend to remember.

Postby jonny616 » Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:06 pm

It was indeed a weekend to remember & as one of the mentalists it was great to me you on many summits 8)
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Re: The Five Sisters of Kintail & a weekend to remember.

Postby Gavin99 » Wed Apr 11, 2012 8:10 am

Smashing , more great photos of a brilliant day , make sure you bring that weather with you next time you are up ,
Cheers :D
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Re: The Five Sisters of Kintail & a weekend to remember.

Postby Jockstar » Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:36 pm

Heh MM....Glad you enjoyed the day and it was a great day in many ways but made special by the people on the walk...thouroughly enjoyed you and everyones company and Su and myself will be going back to do the brothers at some time. :D We are always about if you want any company when you get up this way. Brilliant day again, my friend and a worthy walk report. :D
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Re: The Five Sisters of Kintail & a weekend to remember.

Postby ChrisW » Wed Apr 11, 2012 5:34 pm

Some beautiful pics there MM, love the little comments beneath them too, it looks an absolutely cracking day out all round :D
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Re: The Five Sisters of Kintail & a weekend to remember.

Postby pollyh33 » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:15 pm

Fabulous report MM!

Glad to see you included a photo of yourself at the end, its a cracker :thumbup:

Deeply regret not having an opportunity to have a good blether with you :( :(

The whole weekend was a complete blur :lol: :lol:
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Re: The Five Sisters of Kintail & a weekend to remember.

Postby LeithySuburbs » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:18 pm

Morecambe Monkey wrote:Brothers & Sisters mentalist group


An apt description of that lot :lol: .

Nice to meet you and chat on that walk back from the pub in the dark. Hope you can make it to Braemar :) .
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Re: The Five Sisters of Kintail & a weekend to remember.

Postby Bod » Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:13 pm

Lovely pictures of a great day out. It was a pleasure in so many ways....... :D :D :D
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