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Gairich to Sgurr na Ciche from Loch Arkaig
by rockhopper » Tue Jul 09, 2013 7:52 pm
Route description: Sgurr Mor and Sgurr an Fhuarain, Loch Arkaig
Munros included on this walk: Gairich, Garbh Chioch Mhor, Sgurr Mor (Loch Quoich), Sgurr na Ciche, Sgurr nan Coireachan (Glen Dessary)
Corbetts included on this walk: Sgurr an Fhuarain
Date walked: 07/07/2013
Time taken: 17 hours
Distance: 44.5 km
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Corbetts: Sgurr an Fhuarain
Date: Sunday 7 July 2013
Time taken: 17hrs (including stops 3hrs 40 mins for food, sunbathing, photos, talking to other walkers, river crossing etc)
Just back from a near three week family holiday so wasn’t sure I’d be able to get out this weekend – weather forecast was a bit “iffy” for the Saturday but looked just too good to miss for the Sunday. Had originally planned this trip as an overnighter but circumstances dictated that wouldn’t be possible. My plan also suggested that the distance would be around 40km so was quite surprised when I downloaded the track to the PC and found that it was a lot further.
Had dinner on Saturday evening then drove up to the far end of Loch Arkaig. Rain on the way up but it had stopped by the time I reached my destination. Was expecting to have to park on the verge but a new car park has been built just before the gate with spaces for quite a few cars which was a real bonus. This meant I could set off around 0430hrs on the Sunday morning.
Walked through the gate and initially up the Glen Dessary path before taking a sharp right at the signpost.
by simon-b » Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:08 pm
by pigeon » Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:10 pm
by weaselmaster » Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:59 pm
Quite fancy that one for later in the summer
by Gavin99 » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:27 pm
I've done the second half of your route but I'll check out this TR when I get around to doing the rest of it .
I bet you enjoyed those chips
by gammy leg walker » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:28 pm
by SAVAGEALICE » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:44 pm
by Bod » Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:17 pm
by PeteR » Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:24 pm
by ScottishLeaf » Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:29 pm
by Meatball » Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:33 pm
by Collaciotach » Tue Jul 09, 2013 11:22 pm
One of the finest areas in the Highlands, I ve to do Sgurr nan Coirean and Sgurr Mor yet ,going to tie the in with an overnight camp on the An Eag ridge and Sgorr Cos a ' Laoigh Bhreac in August/ Sept .
Might even go next wee know
by basscadet » Wed Jul 10, 2013 8:48 am
by malky_c » Wed Jul 10, 2013 2:45 pm