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A Wintery Forcan Ridge

A Wintery Forcan Ridge


by sneaks » Sun Feb 02, 2014 12:56 pm

Route description: The Saddle, Forcan Ridge and Sgurr na Sgine

Munros included on this walk: The Saddle

Date walked: 28/02/2013

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Re: A Wintery Forcan Ridge

Postby Bangkokian » Tue Dec 09, 2014 8:50 pm

This looks brilliant, very alpine. I've done the Aonach Eagach in winter but this looks much more severe. Great video, will we be seeing more?
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Re: A Wintery Forcan Ridge

Postby MunroMadMen » Fri Dec 12, 2014 2:51 pm

Phenomenal Pics /report with a brill video to end, looked awesome........

Jelous Much :)
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Re: A Wintery Forcan Ridge

Postby sneaks » Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:27 pm

Bangkokian wrote:This looks brilliant, very alpine. I've done the Aonach Eagach in winter but this looks much more severe. Great video, will we be seeing more?


Thanks Bankokian :)

I'd say they're similar depending on the conditions on the day.

As for more, I'll try and get more pictures/videos for posting up reports. I've had a large amount of hill days so far this winter without the opportunity to take anything bar whiteout or windblown snow shots!

Examples!:
http://instagram.com/p/x1lMFAo0DA/?modal=true

http://instagram.com/p/yMOS01I0HA/?modal=true

I must admit I do tend to just stick them on Facebook or Instagram as it's quick and easy after a long day out!

MunroMadMen wrote:Phenomenal Pics /report with a brill video to end, looked awesome........

Jelous Much :)


Thanks MunroMadMen :)
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Re: A Wintery Forcan Ridge

Postby Wanderlust7 » Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:14 pm

Well done, a great winter walk and scramble and the video was excellent to see, another for my to do list.
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Re: A Wintery Forcan Ridge

Postby trekpete » Fri Jan 30, 2015 9:01 pm

That looked rather good. Looks a lot narrower then I remember doing it years ago in summer conditions.
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Re: A Wintery Forcan Ridge

Postby timmunro86 » Fri Sep 09, 2016 5:15 pm

Aww man! Awesome video and photos. Have tried and failed on the Forcan Ridge once after having to make a sensible mountain decision and retreat but hope to go back and tackle it again. Such a fantastic ridge :)

Think I'll go watch your video again :) Class!
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