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Sgurr Alasdair

Sgurr Alasdair


Postby David-Main » Thu Jul 18, 2013 2:32 pm

Route description: Sgùrr Alasdair

Munros included on this walk: Sgùrr Alasdair

Date walked: 11/07/2013

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 9.5 km

Ascent: 990m

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Hot day in the cullins 8) Started at glen brittle campsite, the path leads up from the left of the toilets and soon the views open up as you climb. At coire lagan there is a wee scramble before you reach the small lochan. By this time I had to replenish water supplies, the previous nights bevy at the old inn carbost was pouring out in bucket loads. I met a nice couple whom I accompanied up the stone chute :shock: . It took us an hour to reach the small saddle at the top and to much relief.
We had a well deserved break, for me it was all about hydration- Water water and more water :lol:
The views were stunning. After our break it was a little jaunt to the summit, here are some pics i took hope you enjoy :D
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The 1st sight of stone chute

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The view across to the Inn pinn

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Rhum

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The view back down to the campsite

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Climbers on their way to the inn pinn

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on the summit

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Black n white of the ridge
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Re: Sgurr Alasdair

Postby The Rodmiester » Thu Jul 18, 2013 4:22 pm

Hi there David, lovely stuff, nothing quite like it on the mainland, bet your dying to go back! :D
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Re: Sgurr Alasdair

Postby David-Main » Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:27 pm

The Rodmiester wrote:Hi there David, lovely stuff, nothing quite like it on the mainland, bet your dying to go back! :D

Cheers Rod, the weather changed for the worse so ended up coming home sooner. But raring to go so think i will head to the Glen Sheil ridge tomorrow , anyone up for it :D
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Re: Sgurr Alasdair

Postby The Rodmiester » Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:44 pm

David-Main wrote:
The Rodmiester wrote:Hi there David, lovely stuff, nothing quite like it on the mainland, bet your dying to go back! :D

Cheers Rod, the weather changed for the worse so ended up coming home sooner. But raring to go so think i will head to the Glen Sheil ridge tomorrow , anyone up for it :D


I might have, but was up there with the club at the weekend, wonderful weather, although the low cloud was coming and going. What you doing South Shiel Ridge or the Brothers/Sisters etc, take plenty of water, would not fancy being up there today for instance. HOT HOT!!! :crazy:
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Re: Sgurr Alasdair

Postby Tomsie » Thu Jul 18, 2013 8:23 pm

Know that feeling of the night before catching up :lol:

Might try arrange something in a week or 2 I'll be heading north from Aberdeen
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