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Foghar ann Mhuideart / The 3 Roshven Corbett's

Foghar ann Mhuideart / The 3 Roshven Corbett's


Postby Collaciotach » Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:02 pm

Route description: Rois-Bheinn round, Inverailort

Corbetts included on this walk: An Stac, Rois-Bheinn, Sgurr na Ba Glaise

Date walked: 13/10/2013

Time taken: 8 hours

Distance: 16 km

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Abair side an deireach seachdainn! ,fuar is tioram ...... am Foghar

Well Autumn is well and truly here in the West with the first frosts recorded way back early September.

Saturday found me wanting a late start, so a quick 45min run up to Ceann Loch Aileart found me at the foot of the Rois Bheinn range.

I parked in at the pool on the Aileart near the Sithein Lodge and walked through the grounds to hook up with the very wet "path" that follows the Roti burn up into Coire a Bhuirridh.

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An rathad fliuch suas


The "Roti" burn is named Allt Raostig in the old maps from Clanranald times and likely refers to Roach fish (bream).

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Air cuil an t slighe fluich


An easy route to follow but hellish wet and this is after a dry period so there is your first tip take these in dry /frosty weather :wink:

We wandered up a couple of K and aimed for the wee druim which runs you into Coire nan Gall just under the Druim Fhiachlan ,where the sealleadh out to the islands begin to open up and with good views of the route ahead

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An Stac agus na h eileanan


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The Druim Fiaclach is a cracking ridge and matches anything you will find the Gaidhealtach , mind you the weather was exceptional with 100% clarity all round

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An druim fhiachlan


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Na Garbh Criochan


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Aird nan Gobhair


A straightforward route in fine weather takes you to the first Corbett of the route , Sgurr na Ba Glaise.

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Sgurr na Ba Glaise


Agus sealladh math math gu dearbh ..... stunning views

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Na h eileanan


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Rois Bheinn


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An Cuilthionn


A break here to take it all in, we are indeed lucky to live so close to such stunning scenery and we spent a good while on the summit before the steep drop down to Bealach Fiona

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Am balla Rois Bheinn


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am balla


Rois Bheinn is another grand peak and the dyke here marks a sheep walk from the end times of the ethnic cleansing of A'Mhuideartach which began after the 45 and continued until 1880's . The first carn is the highest summit but the best viewpoint is over at the second carn .... worth the extra effort.

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Na h Eileanan Beaga


It is another steep drop into the Coire na Cnamha in bad weather you would be advised to have a good bearing as it is a steep ,slippery route down . Once down it is a hard drag back up with careful routing you can avoid the numerous crags and bluffs.

We made decent time to the top of An Stac , she is rough , steep and a classic viewpoint !

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A ribhist


In honesty I could have spent hours up here on the roof of Moidart it is seldom I can remember such a perfect day on the hill absolute heaven .

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Ceann Loch


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It is a tiring descent from here and back onto the bog fluich in the Coire a 'Bhuirridh we did contemplate heading right over the Seann Cruach but I was side slopping by this point so to save the ankles I cut straight down onto the coire floor.

A perfect day to be on one of the finest sets of hills you will find anywhere in Scotland .

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This is " mo dúthaich " (my country) from the An Linnhe Dubh to Na h Eileanan Beaga , it has a Gaelic tradition second to none and a culture rooted in a rich past, with a language still spoken to this day, despite the persecution and cultural appropriation of the british establishment. The landscape bears witness in its raw beauty to the generations who lived and died on its body , leaving their mark everywhere.......it is anything but a "wilderness" ...

cum air chuimhe

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Collaciotach
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Re: Foghar ann Mhuideart / The 3 Roshven Corbett's

Postby wilkiemurray » Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:45 pm

Great report and fantastic pictures- when I did these three had great weather until I headed to the western summit of rhois bheinn for the views and a cloud flagged the summit!! Doh- thanks to this report I can see what I missed though- thanks :)
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Re: Foghar ann Mhuideart / The 3 Roshven Corbett's

Postby Johnny Corbett » Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:48 pm

Brilliant Colla. This is one of my best walks yet and i see you got as good a day as Kim and i got, so you'll know where i'm coming from. :D
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Re: Foghar ann Mhuideart / The 3 Roshven Corbett's

Postby robertphillips » Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:57 pm

Great walk this mr c really enjoyed it. :clap:
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Re: Foghar ann Mhuideart / The 3 Roshven Corbett's

Postby Collaciotach » Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:58 pm

Johnny Corbett wrote:Brilliant Colla. This is one of my best walks yet and i see you got as good a day as Kim and i got, so you'll know where i'm coming from. :D


Johnny one of my best days out deffo :D


Johnny Corbett wrote:Brilliant Colla. This is one of my best walks yet and i see you got as good a day as Kim and i got, so you'll know where i'm coming from. :D
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Re: Foghar ann Mhuideart / The 3 Roshven Corbett's

Postby Collaciotach » Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:59 pm

robertphillips wrote:Great walk this mr c really enjoyed it. :clap:


Hows tricks a bhalaich ?

Aye it is a belter :D
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Re: Foghar ann Mhuideart / The 3 Roshven Corbett's

Postby Bruno » Mon Oct 14, 2013 8:18 pm

A cracker of a report and wonderful photos as ever, Colla. I`ve walked these hills a few times - truly God`s own country.
Cheers
Iain :clap: :clap: :)
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