walkhighlands

Share your personal walking route experiences in Scotland, and comment on other peoples' reports.
Warning Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. Summer routes may not be viable or appropriate in winter. See winter information on our skills and safety pages for more information.

Ring of Steall

Ring of Steall


by LeithySuburbs » Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:36 pm

Route description: The Ring of Steall, Mamores

Munros included on this walk: Am Bodach, An Gearanach, Sgurr a'Mhaim, Stob Coire a'Chairn

Date walked: 14/10/2012

Time taken: 7.4 hours

Distance: 16 km

Ascent: 1680m

Click to mark this as a great report. Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).


Re: Ring of Steall

Postby pollyh33 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:52 pm

Nice one LS :D :D

I had a fantastic day on the R of S but I do remember the final descent and walk back being a bit endless :( :(

Hope you're suitably rested and up for another thrashing at Songpop :lol: :lol: :lol:
User avatar
pollyh33
Munro compleatist
 
Posts: 2570
Munros:282   Corbetts:12
Grahams:5   Donalds:2
Sub 2000:1   
Joined: Mar 30, 2011
Location: Rutherglen

Re: Ring of Steall

Postby dooterbang » Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:24 pm

Nice photos. You appear to be getting out more lately.

The Mamores look fab...i didnt see much when doing them!
User avatar
dooterbang
Mountain Walker
 
Posts: 1824
Munros:255   Corbetts:53
Grahams:17   Donalds:10
Sub 2000:7   Hewitts:18
Wainwrights:21   
Joined: Oct 27, 2009
Location: Glasgow

Re: Ring of Steall

Postby LeithySuburbs » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:07 am

thanks to all for the kind words :) . But, as I always feel, these reports are just a vehicle for the wonderful ever-changing land we get to experience. I only hope to capture a small part of it :) .
User avatar
LeithySuburbs
Ambler
 
Posts: 1913
Munros:253   Corbetts:50
Grahams:26   Donalds:33
Sub 2000:40   Hewitts:14
Wainwrights:23   
Joined: Feb 19, 2009
Location: The Capital

Re: Ring of Steall

Postby Johnny Corbett » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:57 am

Good stuff. I'm with you on the ridge, it's a cracking walk but not much hands used :D
User avatar
Johnny Corbett
Hill Bagger
 
Posts: 2928
Munros:18   Corbetts:204
Grahams:159   Donalds:74
Sub 2000:264   Hewitts:1
Joined: May 14, 2010
Location: Livingston

Re: Ring of Steall

Postby jonny616 » Fri Oct 19, 2012 7:14 pm

Nice one Dougie. Great report, loved this when i did it & will defo do again 8)
User avatar
jonny616
Mountain Walker
 
Posts: 1543
Munros:266   Corbetts:12
Grahams:2   Donalds:1
Sub 2000:1   Hewitts:17
Wainwrights:8   
Joined: Aug 19, 2009

Re: Ring of Steall

Postby madasa mongoose » Sat Oct 20, 2012 1:45 pm

Fantastic Dougie! Love the photo looking back to the ridge :D Long time since I last did that route but one of my favourites. As for the knees, keep taking the tablets. Works for me :lol:
User avatar
madasa mongoose
Mountain Walker
 
Posts: 141
Munros:267   Corbetts:1
Joined: Apr 13, 2012

Re: Ring of Steall

Postby Bod » Sat Oct 20, 2012 6:52 pm

Nice one from me too Dougie ! :D The Ring of Steall certainly is a great round (like you I was hoping for more hands on, but a superb walk still at that. A spot of winter maybe changes the experience significantly). Great shot back down into upper Glen Nevis :D :D :clap:
User avatar
Bod
Munro compleatist
 
Posts: 1506
Munros:282   Corbetts:44
Grahams:26   Donalds:20
Sub 2000:28   Hewitts:9
Wainwrights:7   
Joined: Jul 30, 2010
Location: Cowdenbeath

5 people think this report is great.
Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
Previous



Walkhighlands community forum is now advert free

We need help to keep the site online.
Can you help support Walkhighlands and the online community by setting up a monthly donation by direct debit?



Return to Walk reports - Scotland

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: JMKing and 26 guests