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A Knoydart Odyssey

A Knoydart Odyssey


by GariochTom » Thu Aug 23, 2012 10:38 pm

Munros included on this walk: Ladhar Bheinn, Luinne Bheinn, Meall Buidhe (Knoydart)

Date walked: 17/08/2012

Distance: 56 km

Ascent: 3858m

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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby steven65 » Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:54 pm

I enjoyed your report very much , an epic adventure :clap:
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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby GariochTom » Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:05 pm

Here are a few short videos from the fast boat journey from Inverie to Skiary (not particularly good quality I'm afraid):

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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby madasa mongoose » Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:34 pm

Really enjoyed your report and stunning shots :thumbup: Tis an area I haven't visited for a long time but now inspired to do so!
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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby andrewdoggett » Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:45 pm

Fabulous report of what I think is going to be one of my most favourite places in the world... Great photos too...

You may aswell have a quick look on webtogs, fancy you'll have some cash to spare soon :)
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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby GariochTom » Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:47 pm

I hope the pictures don't encourage everyone to visit Knoydart all at once and overcrowd it... ah, no, the midges will probably stop that! :D
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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby LeithySuburbs » Tue Aug 28, 2012 4:59 pm

what a great detailed report - cannae wait to get there :D .
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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby HighlandSC » Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:10 pm

Fantastic 8)
Must get myself to Knoydart. Planned an overnighter once but poor weather meant a change of plan. I must get there!
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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby Scotjamie » Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:30 pm

Nice one GT. Agree with all, a great report with cracking pictures. Have managed 3 visits and can't wait for my next return to pints and guitar thrashing in my favourite pub
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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby PeteR » Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:18 pm

Absolutely superb report and pictures :D Particularly loved the photo of the stag, but then all the photos were superb. This area has evaded me so far, but seeing your report and pictures I can't wait to get in there :D
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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby GariochTom » Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:54 pm

Scotjamie wrote:Nice one GT. Agree with all, a great report with cracking pictures. Have managed 3 visits and can't wait for my next return to pints and guitar thrashing in my favourite pub


Hopefully I'll be returning next year and staying in Inverie - then I'll be able to see the Old Forge in its element, in the evenings!

It was really quiet when we were there for lunch, and I was driving so couldn't sample the real ale!

I saw the guitars hanging up and drum (bodhran?) on the window sill...
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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby gilroy1973 » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:27 pm

magic report that :clap: :clap: :clap:
thinking of trying this in the better weather (who knows when that'll be)
superb and well done
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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby GariochTom » Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:09 pm

gilroy1973 wrote:magic report that :clap: :clap: :clap:
thinking of trying this in the better weather (who knows when that'll be)
superb and well done


Thanks :D I hope that it's equally good weather in August this year when we'll be returning to the peninsula... we're going the easy way this time, by ferry from Mallaig :D
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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby mr_ash_37 » Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:55 pm

Stunning!
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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby litljortindan » Sat Apr 06, 2013 3:54 pm

Really well written. Are deer psychic? You fantasising about eating them and then finding a stag squaring up to you the next day...

Never seen the word "bimbled" before but it is somehow very evocative.
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Re: A Knoydart Odyssey

Postby GariochTom » Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:04 am

Thanks :)

litljortindan wrote:Really well written. Are deer psychic? You fantasising about eating them and then finding a stag squaring up to you the next day...


Hehe, yes I think they must be! :D That stag was a bit too close for comfort!

Never seen the word "bimbled" before but it is somehow very evocative.


It's one of my favourite walking words... very descriptive I think!
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