Nice day's round trip from the northern car park, up one of the valley-bounding ridges to Beinn nan Eachan, along the very fun Tarmachan Ridge, then back along the other valley bounding ridge. No real difficulties except for the well-known scrambling on Meall Garbh. It is sloping holds, which are not nice. In wet weather, I'd put effort into bypassing it - I don't like sloping muddy holds.
All in all, a nice route incorporating a justly popular ridge section. In hindsight, I'd add on route to the top of Creag na Caillich. The wife repeatedly asked me if this was or was not a Munro, and putting only one Munro on this excellent and well-sculpted ridge, with a significant hazard en route ... shows the arbitrary nature of the process. Madness ; nice madness, but madness nonetheless.
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