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Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Liathach - Scorchio part 1


by Meatball » Wed May 30, 2012 7:09 pm

Route description: Liathach, Glen Torridon

Munros included on this walk: Mullach an Rathain (Liathach), Spidean a'Choire Leith (Liathach)

Date walked: 26/05/2012

Time taken: 7.5 hours

Distance: 10 km

Ascent: 1350m

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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby davetherave » Thu May 31, 2012 12:28 am

Cannae wait for part 2.

Well done on managing to re-balance your self at that crucial moment..

We were on the A and E ridge at the weekend,was a great day indeed.

After reading your part 1 there now looks like there maybe some hope for us all on Liathach.
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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby Meatball » Thu May 31, 2012 7:18 am

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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby audreywaugh » Thu May 31, 2012 11:21 am

Loved reading your report, been putting this one off, but thinking next time we are up that way we will go for it. Had a giggle at the comment you nearly "pat your shants"...agree its not a good idea to go down drops facing out, had a similar moment on Beinn Allign, on the horns, where I somehow managed to have one leg dangling downwards and the other stuck up behind me, my other half was shouting for me to just let go and he would catch me...had visions of us both disappearing over the edge :lol: :shock: Well done and great photos!
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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby Alastair S » Thu May 31, 2012 1:04 pm

Fab report :thumbup:

RE the poles - I learnt my lesson recently on An Teallach. I was following my partner down some seat of the pants bits and my poles kept catching (no nothing too dramatic - just annoying). When we got down I asked Andy why he didn't have any such problems as he had poles stowed away too. But he had his on the side of his back-pack. On my pack you have to take the basket bits off the feet of the poles to get them in the side pockets but that's hard any bother when the consequences of having them on the back can be so dangerous.
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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby jonny616 » Thu May 31, 2012 2:51 pm

Great account of your day one. I have had a pole moment before :lol: Photos are great as well 8)
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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby tomyboy73 » Thu May 31, 2012 6:52 pm

excellent Campbell, what a place that is , can`t wait to get up there, now for part deux
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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby kevsbald » Thu May 31, 2012 7:38 pm

Your honesty is to be admired. As are your photos, especially love the one of the deer looking over the edge. Surreal.
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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby PeteR » Thu May 31, 2012 8:07 pm

Great report meatball :D Loved the deer photo (well all the photos actually) and like others had to laugh at the "pat my shants" reference. I know that feeling :roll:

I still have this one to do, so your description of the scrambles is very encouraging :D
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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby andrewdoggett » Fri Jun 01, 2012 5:18 pm

Cracking day for a cracking hill... Well done - looks like you got close to that deer!! :D
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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby Meatball » Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:09 pm

Cheers folks.
Andrew, Ron has a talent! Have you recovered yet? Are you going again this weekend?
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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby rocket-ron » Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:34 pm

i have no talent :lol:
yeah heading over west for a 5 munro 3 top 2 corbett combo with the dog. Meatball is that any date good for you. Its the only full weekend am free this month
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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby Meatball » Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:37 pm

Ron,
I don't know yet as work is still a problem. Will txt you when I know.
An Teallach and a Torridon Beinn?
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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby rocket-ron » Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:50 pm

yeah am up for that meatball more repeats for me but good ones :D
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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby scoob999 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:13 pm

Great report there campbell :D
It has given me confidence to make this my 100th tomorrow. weather permitting
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Re: Liathach - Scorchio part 1

Postby Meatball » Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:04 pm

Enjoy old bean!
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