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Dundonnell to Poolewe Fisherfield hills
by dunrig » Fri Jul 05, 2013 4:56 pm
Munros included on this walk: A' Mhaighdean, Beinn Tarsuinn, Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair, Ruadh Stac Mor, Sgurr Ban
Corbetts included on this walk: Beinn a' Chlaidheimh
Date walked: 02/07/2013Register or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
It was - I caught the essence of scottish summer hillwalking, a long day in the wind, rain and swirling mist. Everybody knows the route my only deviation was to go straight up Beinn a'Chaidheimh and at the end turn for Carnmore rather than go back to Shenevall.
The river was only shin deep. Getting to the top of Chaidheimh the strength of the wind gave me a shock but I soon got used to it. Views came and went, not as fit as I used to be the sight of Carnmore was welcome as I squelched to the barn. Met a nice swiss couple on their first visit to Scotland, had coffee and interesting mountain chat ( they'd skied down Mont Blanc). Slept well. In the morning walked out to Poolewe, tempted by a glimpse of blue sky I took the boggy excuse for a path round Beinn Airigh Charr in the hope of going up it, enjoying the views and drying out at the top but the rain & clag came down so walked on by.
For most munro-baggers these are remote hills, worringly nowadays they don't feel that way to me,used to a long walk in and out when using public transport I felt at home (alone) looking out over Fionn Loch from the top of A' Mhaighdean as the gusts of wind hit me - need to get out less.
Not the weather for taking photos really but I did it anyway.
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