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A bike & hike for An Socach & neighbour

A bike & hike for An Socach & neighbour


Postby Johnny Corbett » Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:21 pm

Route description: Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan group, Alltbeithe

Munros included on this walk: An Socach (Affric), Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan

Date walked: 27/08/2013

Time taken: 8 hours

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We cycled in from Loch Affric as far as Alltbeithe Hostel where we left the bike before taking the path behind the hostel. The path takes you to the col between the two Munros. Cloud was low today so no views higher up and there was a constant drizzle from the cloud so conditions were slippy at times. From the col we went to An Socach first then over to Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan for Jimmy and Mo's benefit as i had previously done this from the Shiel Bridge side. I was hoping it would clear for us as last time i got no summit view and this time i saw the exact same view. We then returned to the col and the path back down to the hostel before cycling back out to Loch Affric.

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Re: A bike & hike for An Socach & neighbour

Postby The Rodmiester » Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:13 pm

Hi JC, I did it the same way, biked into the hostel then climbed the three munros, got a bit of a soaking as far as I can remember, and the midges at the carpark were hell :lol: A fine day out, pity about the clag! :(
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Re: A bike & hike for An Socach & neighbour

Postby ChrisW » Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:20 pm

You still got some great photos on a pretty dismal day in places, really looks perfectly seasonal though, reminded me of home :D You make a fine signpost mate :lol: :lol:
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