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In the grandstand on .903

In the grandstand on .903


Postby gaffr » Mon Nov 30, 2009 7:30 am

Date walked: 30/11/2009

Time taken: 3 hours

Distance: 8 km

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Our Saturday afternoon walk placed us in the grandstand between Kinley and Freewheelin.
top .903 and beyond.jpg
looking out across the Glencoe trough.jpg
The Mamores and Lochaber tops from Devil's Staircase.jpg
We were rewarded by this view, on Sunday, looking down loch Creran and out over Lismore island to Mull.
Loch Creran and out across Lismore to Mull.jpg
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The Ben and CM Dearg from .903.jpg
out of sequence but was from .903
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Re: In the grandstand on .903

Postby sloosh » Mon Nov 30, 2009 9:41 am

I'm soooo jealous of all you guys who got to see those views on Saturday! 8)
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Re: In the grandstand on .903

Postby kinley » Wed Dec 02, 2009 7:10 pm

8) That walk from Devil's Staircase to the 903m top (and further) is brilliant.

We couldn't see into Glen Coe until later in the day - but what a day :D
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Re: In the grandstand on .903

Postby mountain coward » Tue Dec 08, 2009 1:54 am

Is that the walk that goes west from the Devil's Staircase towards Am Bodach of the Aonach Eagach?
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Re: In the grandstand on .903

Postby gaffr » Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:06 am

Hello MC,
Yes your right. I hadn't been been in this area between the Corbett and the Munros to the west before or even up to the high point in the walking trail down to Kinlochleven....it fitted in well with a short day out....and of course the opening up into the sunshine was a real tonic! The folks on the Mamores got the best of everything on that day! Have you been into the tops above Loch Creran where we had our 'promenade du dimanche'.......slightly longer day out?
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Re: In the grandstand on .903

Postby hills » Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:00 pm

Lovely photos, enjoyed those!! :D
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Re: In the grandstand on .903

Postby mountain coward » Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:08 pm

gaffr wrote:Hello MC,
Yes your right. I hadn't been been in this area between the Corbett and the Munros to the west before or even up to the high point in the walking trail down to Kinlochleven....it fitted in well with a short day out....and of course the opening up into the sunshine was a real tonic! The folks on the Mamores got the best of everything on that day! Have you been into the tops above Loch Creran where we had our 'promenade du dimanche'.......slightly longer day out?


All I've done above Loch Creran was Sguilard and Fhionnlaidh. I did those in your report to go see the other end of the Aonach Eagach as I had no intention of doing the ridge to pick up my Munros so just went as far as Am Bodach - I found it a really nice and interesting walk - it was in full summer on a gorgeous day a couple of years back. Looked nice in the conditions you had tho...
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