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Ben Eighe- Coire Mhic Fhearchair

Ben Eighe- Coire Mhic Fhearchair


Postby chaserjay » Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:33 am

Route description: Triple Buttress of Coire Mhic Fhearchair

Date walked: 13/04/2010

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 18 km

Ascent: 600m

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The rough with the smooth
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The Arena
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Sweet Waters of Life
Coire Mhic Fhearchair, our destination, is reckoned to be the most impressive corrie in Scotland. I would agree with that. The sandstone tiers of the Triple Buttress reflected on the sun-kissed serene, still, lochan below.
The awesome arena of the prehistoric angular formations, protecting the sweet sweet waters of life, and once the excited breathing diminishes, in the quietness, you could the hear a trickling, growing louder and then softly, mimicking the nearby waterfalls, but it was not water.
It was the trickling of the shifting quartzite scree.


Whispering, then Singing.
Whispering then Singing.
Magical.


That is what is on offer in this beautiful country of mine.
All of the time.
It’s wonderful to be in amongst it.
Some of the time.
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Re: Ben Eighe- Coire Mhic Fhearchair

Postby Graeme D » Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:50 am

It is a truly magical place, isn't it? 8)
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Re: Ben Eighe- Coire Mhic Fhearchair

Postby chaserjay » Tue Apr 13, 2010 9:02 am

Without a doubt , Graeme. Truly
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Re: Ben Eighe- Coire Mhic Fhearchair

Postby monty » Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:29 am

Hi Chaserjay,
Nice little report. Weather looking great. I am hoping to do the torridon walks later this year . They need to be done in the good weather though :D I like the little rhyme :D
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Re: Ben Eighe- Coire Mhic Fhearchair

Postby chaserjay » Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:50 am

Thanks Monty,

Didn't actually spot the rhyme, but yeah, I like it too!
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