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A weekend in Torridon

A weekend in Torridon


by rockhopper » Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:49 pm

Route description: Beinn Alligin

Munros included on this walk: Ben Wyvis, Mullach an Rathain (Liathach), Ruadh-stac Mor (Beinn Eighe), Sgurr Mor (Beinn Alligin), Spidean a'Choire Leith (Liathach), Spidean Coire nan Clach (Beinn Eighe), Tom na Gruagaich (Beinn Alligin)

Date walked: 24/08/2013

Time taken: 20.5 hours

Distance: 52 km

Ascent: 4650m

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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby Johnny Corbett » Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:22 pm

Another great trip Rockhopper and as others have said, pity about the weather on Liathach but the weather you got for the other ones made up for it. You're at the stage now where you'll be telling folks how many you've got left , rather than how many you've done. :wink:
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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby AnnieMacD » Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:46 pm

Fantastic report and pictures. As a noob it's almost beyond my comprehension that you could achieve so much in two days. What an inspiration. Thanks!
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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby ChrisW » Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:07 pm

Talk about squeezing em in RH...that's a hell of a bag for a couple of days. Beautiful photos as always and such a variety of scenes/weathers too, must have been a really great couple of days. The clag on Liathach is a shame but it gives you a good excuse to go back :wink: ...great TR :clap:
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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby jonny616 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:22 pm

Stunning :clap: :clap:
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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby wilkiemurray » Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:25 pm

Great report and lovely photos :clap: got much done - well done:)
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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby rockhopper » Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:39 pm

litljortindan wrote: I wonder if I could manage that many hills in two days. Maybe, but would probably half kill me.
That's what I used to think as well until I started looking at how best to join up hills and trips. To be honest, it sounds a lot but it isn't really - I tend to start very early and take it steadily as I'm not fast; I just like long days in the hills - cheers :)
kevsbald wrote:I've yet to do Liathach - maybe join me on my compleation, whenever that is?
Sounds possible but think I'd want to be certain of good weather :roll: :lol: - are you planning Liathach as your last two ?
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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby Bod » Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:54 pm

Well Mr. rockhopper, well done. Impressive and well directed in every sense :D :D :D :clap: :clap:
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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby BlackPanther » Mon Sep 02, 2013 12:44 pm

WOW, is that Torridon or hillwalker's paradise?
Absolutely stunning :D
I hope to return to Beinn Alligin soon - I ticked off both Munros but didn't do the Horns, it was in my early days of climbing and I wasn't keen on scrambling then.
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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby mountain thyme » Mon Sep 02, 2013 8:34 pm

one of my favourite areas... I thought I done well doing the 6 over a 3 day weekend ...some cracking pics :)
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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby dogplodder » Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:31 pm

Wonderful photography bringing back wonderful memories. Thanks. :D
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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby weaselmaster » Tue Sep 03, 2013 12:03 am

Typical 'hopper quality - impressive set of pics. Really looking forward to when I get a chance to do these lovelies
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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby dooterbang » Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:46 am

Fifty and fit as **** :) 8)

Brilliant 2 days walking with only Saturday morning being intrusive of great views, although you got plenty elsewhere.

Maybe you'll get a weather window to finish the round before new year but as you say there ain't no rush and I'm guessing you'll want a clear day.

Fantastic.

Cheers.
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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby spiderwebb » Fri Sep 06, 2013 8:10 pm

Great pics, fond memories of these.
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Re: A weekend in Torridon

Postby rockhopper » Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:46 pm

thanks everyone for the comments :D
BlackPanther wrote:I hope to return to Beinn Alligin soon - I ticked off both Munros but didn't do the Horns, it was in my early days of climbing and I wasn't keen on scrambling then.
Don't think you'll have any problems now ! :)
dooterbang wrote:Maybe you'll get a weather window to finish the round before new year but as you say there ain't no rush and I'm guessing you'll want a clear day.
It'll be next year at the earliest - got to give you over 40s a chance to catch up :wink:
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