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Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro


by Mountainlove » Wed Mar 18, 2015 5:00 pm

Route description: Liathach, Glen Torridon

Munros included on this walk: Mullach an Rathain (Liathach), Spidean a'Choire Leith (Liathach)

Date walked: 18/03/2015

Time taken: 7.45 hours

Distance: 11 km

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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby BlackPanther » Thu Mar 19, 2015 10:30 am

Joining the chorus... Congratulations on reaching 200! :clap: :clap:

Liathach is a "monster" mountain, but well worth taming :wink: I have to climb it again some time.
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby J888ohn » Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:47 pm

What a way to claim your 200th Munro! Great report and pics. Can't wait to do this in the summer. In your opinion would my border (mountain) collie be able to do this or will I have to convince the wife to look after him for the day?
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby mgmt! » Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:17 pm

well done mountainlove, fantastic mountain in fantastic weather :clap:
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby rockhopper » Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:20 pm

congratulations on your #200 :clap: and what a superb way in which to do it ! - cheers :)
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby litljortindan » Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:59 pm

Eeek indeed! Been there many times but only one winter traverse which was enough.
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby Mountainlove » Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:11 am

J888ohn wrote:What a way to claim your 200th Munro! Great report and pics. Can't wait to do this in the summer. In your opinion would my border (mountain) collie be able to do this or will I have to convince the wife to look after him for the day?

In my opinion a dog would be able to do the walk as long as you stick to the bypass. There are some other scrambling bits, but a dog would be able to walk around them (steep grassy slope) or with a helping hand from you , would be able to manage the rocky parts.

Everyone else many thanks for all your lovely comments! :D
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby 2manyYorkies » Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:20 am

Simply stunning. You'll carry the memory of that one for ever!! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby AnnieMacD » Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:57 pm

Great report and photos, ML, and congratulations on the 200. I've done both these on separate outing but want to do the by-pass path with NO snow! Very inspirational report.
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby spiderwebb » Fri Mar 20, 2015 8:58 pm

Glad I waited to see these pics on a proper screen :D Absolutely brilliant Maja, you couldn't have picked a better one for the 200 and on a day such as this too. It is truly a mountain for memories :D Sometimes a bypass is not so easy. Great report and congratulations :clap: :clap:
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby Bruno » Fri Mar 20, 2015 11:17 pm

Brilliant, Maya!
Well done on your 200th!
Way to go! Definetly a candidate for Trip of The Month! :clap: :clap: :D
Always enjoy your reports and photos.
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby Mantog » Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:05 am

Epic report! Don't think I could stomach crossing those snow filled gullies though, I think I'd rather risk the pinnacles, you must have nerves of iron!
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby Mountainlove » Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:54 pm

Many thanks to the remaining comments as well. Think my nerves of steel were turned to jelly in ,y legs when I walked over the gully :lol: But I would love to return on a summers day at some point! :D
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby malky_c » Thu Mar 26, 2015 2:16 pm

I doubt you could get a better day for Liathach - impressive stuff :D . It was still looking great yesterday - would love to have been on it. I had intended to do it with a mate in winter conditions about 12 years ago, but we got up too late. It was only after that I discovered the pinnacles traverse was a grade II or III winter climb :lol: .
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby markab278 » Tue Apr 07, 2015 4:05 pm

i always enjoy u reports great
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Re: Snow-Rock-Ice Liathach - my 200th Munro

Postby Andy74G » Tue Apr 07, 2015 7:43 pm

Well done on getting your 200th Munro and a cracking report too :clap:
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