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Assynt & the West Coast.

Assynt & the West Coast.


by dooterbang » Sun Aug 19, 2012 5:08 pm

Date walked: 01/06/2012

Time taken: 4 hours

Ascent: 1000m

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Re: Assynt & the West Coast.

Postby dogplodder » Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:15 pm

I love this coastline too and your photos truly do it justice.

FABULOUS. :mrgreen:
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Re: Assynt & the West Coast.

Postby Bod » Mon Aug 20, 2012 8:27 pm

Stunning and wonderful :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Assynt & the West Coast.

Postby Alan S » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:23 pm

Stunning Dooterbang 8) 8) Thanks for sharing, You certainly saw this area at its finest 8)
Love the beach shots, Especially Clachtoll 8) :D
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Re: Assynt & the West Coast.

Postby PeteR » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:32 pm

Superb photos of a stunning area :D
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Re: Assynt & the West Coast.

Postby mountain thyme » Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:30 pm

mountain thyme wrote:
Were you away on holiday yerself?


i.e theres no one else in any of the pictures but you striking a dooterbang pose :D
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Re: Assynt & the West Coast.

Postby JohnJoe » Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:58 pm

Awesome. I was up there last week, my first time that far North. This area is amazing. We did An Teallach and saw 2 people in 8 hours, both of them miles away. Also went up Stac Pollaidh and nearly got blown off the top but had incredible views and wild camped on one of the beaches afterwards. Very glad I've discovered this place. And your photos are loads better than my blind pointing and shooting :D
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Re: Assynt & the West Coast.

Postby mrssanta » Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:03 pm

absolutely stunning. and your happy smiling face is a tonic!
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Re: Assynt & the West Coast.

Postby Johnny Corbett » Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:00 am

Stunning Dooterbang and thats just you, have you got the catalogue contract yet? :lol: I love this area also and i havn't even been there yet, it's such a beautiful looking area. :thumbup:
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Re: Assynt & the West Coast.

Postby dooterbang » Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:03 pm

Johnny Corbett wrote:Stunning Dooterbang and thats just you, have you got the catalogue contract yet? :lol: I love this area also and i havn't even been there yet, it's such a beautiful looking area. :thumbup:
Ha ha aha, hilarious matey...that made me chuckle big time. You obviously missed this recent report for more stunning posing shots to add to the portfolio :lol: :lol: http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=24542

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Re: Assynt & the West Coast.

Post by mountain thyme » Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:30 pm

mountain thyme wrote:
Were you away on holiday yerself?
i set my timer to 1 min MT :wink:

BlackPanther wrote:Fantastic. Assynt mountains have that special "something". I love this area, too :D :D but I'm running out of hills to climb here, did Ben More Coigach last week and now it's just Beinn an Eoin and the very far north ones left (Arkle, Foinaven etc.). Will have to start re-doing them which is not a problem. Suilven alone is a mountain to visit more than once.
You're lucky to have been born in May, Doot, my b'day is in November :lol: :lol: Every year I climb my "birthday gift" hill but weather hasn't always been good... Usually, it's wet, cold and windy.
You gitta change your birthday BP. I've actually still many mountains to do in the area, always get caught up doing other stuff. Your correct, Suilven always worth another visit.

rockhopper wrote:A cracker of a trip there dooters - enjoyed that and the photos :thumbup: Takes me back - many family holidays to Nedd, Drumbeg, Stoer and Poolewe - in the days when summers were hot & sunny and not too cold to swim in the sea :o - cheers :)
Aye, those where the days eh Rockhopper...long gone but never forgotten.

Thanks to everyone else for the kind comments...its ana amazing area, even when raining.
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Re: Assynt & the West Coast.

Postby HighlandSC » Wed Aug 22, 2012 2:22 pm

Wow....didn't you get lucky!! Watch out for karma balancing things out later in the year!
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Re: Assynt & the West Coast.

Postby Ian Johnston » Thu Aug 23, 2012 7:09 am

Great stuff Dooterbang!

As others have said, its a favourite for so many folk. I'm lucky to be just a few hours away, and whatever the weather the area never disappoints whether on the hill, on the sea or taking pictures

Here's to the next visit!

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