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Beinn Eighe

Beinn Eighe

Postby kenny3760 » Sat Jun 30, 2012 6:09 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: 26/06/2012

Time taken: 6.75 hours

Distance: 16 km

Ascent: 975m

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Just a quick report on my first walk on Beinn Eighe. Arrived at the car park at 10:00 at it was busy, looked like Sauchiehall Street on a Saturday afternoon. I was on my way quickly and headed up the path towards Coire Dubh Mor.
I was looking forward to being on Beinn Eighe for the first time having read so much about it.


I took a few pictures on the way up and was soon at Coire Mhic Fhearchair






I decided no to use the stone chute and instead climbed up to the left hand side of this, which neatly brought me on to the ridge quite a bit nearer my first traget, Ruadh-stac Mor.

Sail Mor from Ruadh-stac Mor

View frpm Ruadh-stac Mor

From here it was over to Choinnich Mhor to walk across the ridge to Spidean Coire nan Clach

Triple Buttress


Looking back to Ruadh-stac Mor

Loch Maree

Liathach from Spidean Coire nan Clach

From here I made my way down through Coire an Laoigh to the road and then had the mile and a bit trudge along the road back to the car, albeit with stunning scenery all around.

I really enjoyed my first trip to Beinn Eighe and will definately be going back for more in the future possibly to do the walk in from Kinlochewe up the east ridge.

One thing I do need to get a better camera to do the hills some justice.
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby LeithySuburbs » Sat Jun 30, 2012 9:33 pm

I think you are being a bit harsh on yourself - I really like your photos :) . However, the cliche police have a few questions for you about the Sauchiehall Street shocker :lol: .
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Re: Beinn Eighe

Postby Alan S » Sat Jun 30, 2012 11:33 pm

kenny3760 wrote:One thing I do need to get a better camera to do the hills some justice.

I think your pics do this plenty of justice 8)
Cant wait to do this route hopefully i will be up this way next year

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