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A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel


Postby Bod » Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:00 pm

Route description: A'Chralaig and Mullach Fraoch-choire

Munros included on this walk: A' Chralaig, Mullach Fraoch-choire

Date walked: 16/08/2013

Time taken: 7.25 hours

Distance: 13 km

Ascent: 1150m

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Nathan, Valerie and I enjoying a special day out on A'Chralaig and Mullach Fraoch-choire enroute to the recent Walkhighlands Skye Meet............... :D :D :D

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Quick check on-line to see if there are any amendments to the thread for the Skye Meet :)
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We followed the route shown on walkhighlands for these two mountains and found it to be a cracking walk. Lovely looking around now, especially with being so familiar with most of the surrounding areas :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby gammy leg walker » Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:05 pm

Man of few words
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby Bod » Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:08 pm

gammy leg walker wrote:Man of few words



A picture tells a thousand words gammy .... :lol:
Might build up to an epic report with multiple lines in the autumn :D :D :lol:
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby dogplodder » Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:12 pm

Photos speak for themselves. Looks a fantastic day. :D
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby Bod » Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:30 pm

dogplodder wrote:Photos speak for themselves. Looks a fantastic day. :D


Cheers dogplodder, one Ritchie would have loved too. However, he stayed at home as we were headed for Skye and potential Cuillin adventure. Maybe I will take him back here :D :D :D
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby dogplodder » Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:34 pm

Jack and Tess loved this walk and had no problem on Pinnacles. But that was a few years ago and Jack boy is slowing down now poor lad. :?
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby Bod » Sun Aug 25, 2013 10:20 pm

dogplodder wrote:Jack and Tess loved this walk and had no problem on Pinnacles. But that was a few years ago and Jack boy is slowing down now poor lad. :?


How old is Jack now? Hope he is bearing up fine for his age......Ritchie-boy is nine next week and still looking good in the hills, but I know that perhaps he will be slowing down too. Wonderful boys they are :)
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby PeteR » Sun Aug 25, 2013 10:44 pm

Two great hills these Bod :D Brings back good memories of my day doing them a while back :D

Looks like the three of you had a great day :D Bit of a trudge back to the car though as I seem to recall.
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby mrssanta » Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:07 pm

Great pictures, and you always look like you are having the best day ever it's great to see! :D
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby ChrisW » Mon Aug 26, 2013 1:16 am

Cracking shots Bod, looks like a great day :clap:
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby Mountainlove » Mon Aug 26, 2013 8:58 am

That looked like a lovely day out :D
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby dogplodder » Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:01 am

Bod wrote:How old is Jack now? Hope he is bearing up fine for his age......Ritchie-boy is nine next week and still looking good in the hills, but I know that perhaps he will be slowing down too. Wonderful boys they are :)


Jack and Ritchie are the same age! Jack's a rescue from Ireland so we don't know exact DOB but worked out he was born late August 2004 so he's 9. But this summer he's slowed down and hasn't coped all that well with the heat. The last Munro I took him on was Sgurr a' Mhaim and he looked exhausted. Tess is a few months older but from the working side and a lighter build so she coped much better. Or maybe it's because girls are tougher... :lol:
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby basscadet » Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:34 am

Och, it sounded like you had a good day, but the pictures say it all.. Lucky peeps! :D

Planning these in a couple of weeks time.. Hope I get similar weather, but probably not :?
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby David-Main » Mon Aug 26, 2013 12:31 pm

Good trip Bod, Its a great place Kintail, I climbed them yesterday in glorious weather.
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Re: A'Chralaig! A fine day peaking out in Glen Shiel

Postby Collaciotach » Mon Aug 26, 2013 8:08 pm

haha few words indeed :D ..... good pics and great hills , did these in Winter the Mullach pillars were a wee bit tricky though !
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