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3 From Achnashellach

3 From Achnashellach


Postby davetherave » Mon Apr 06, 2015 4:11 pm

Munros included on this walk: Beinn Liath Mhor, Sgorr Ruadh

Corbetts included on this walk: Fuar Tholl

Date walked: 05/04/2015

Time taken: 9.2 hours

Distance: 17.25 km

Ascent: 1760m

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Completed by. Dave, Julie, Wilson and Jake.
Date. Sun 5th April 2015
Weather. Sunny winter conditions
Time. 9hrs 15mins
Distance. 17.25 km
Ascent. 1760m

Hills completed
Beinn Liath Mhor. Sgorr Ruadh
Fuar Tholl

Weather turned out to be fantastic, much better than expected. Headed out with full winter kit just to be safe, never needed to fit the crampons but we did use the ice axe on several occasions.
Took us an hour longer than anticipated, this may have been due to the fab weather conditions and the numerous stops for pictures, or maybe just the fantastic location.

Started and finished at Achnashellach train station.


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inversion again

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inversion

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Jake and Fuar Tholl

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Heading for Bein Liath Mhor

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our 2 Munro's

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Sgorr Ruadh

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Heading for Bein Liath Mhor

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Fuar Tholl

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Torridon Main

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Beinn Liath Mhor

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Sgorr Ruadh

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An Ruadh Stac and Maol Chean Dearg

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Sgorr Ruadh

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me

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An Ruadh Stac and Maol Chean Dearg

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An Ruadh Stac and Sgorr Ruadh

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Julie

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Sgorr Ruadh

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Fuar Tholl

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Fuar Tholl

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Back to Beinn Liath Mhor and Sgoor Ruadh

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Sgorr Ruadh from Fuar Tholl

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Fuar Tholl

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An Ruadh Stac and Maol Chean Dearg
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Re: 3 From Achnashellach

Postby Collaciotach » Mon Apr 06, 2015 5:37 pm

Nice pics and a grand set of hills , you got the day right enough :clap:
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Re: 3 From Achnashellach

Postby kmai1961 » Mon Apr 06, 2015 7:15 pm

Oh, hey, I saw you guys briefly, at the summit of Sgorr Ruadh -- I'd just arrived as you were leaving. Pretty much all I could say at that point was "wow" at the view. It was a cracking day. Nice photos!
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Re: 3 From Achnashellach

Postby Beaner001 » Mon Apr 06, 2015 7:52 pm

Good stuff Dave, smashing pics :clap:
Makes me wish I'd squeezed in Fuar Tholl when I did it :(
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Re: 3 From Achnashellach

Postby Alteknacker » Mon Apr 06, 2015 10:41 pm

Brilliant pics, and obviously a brilliant day :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: 3 From Achnashellach

Postby dooterbang » Mon Apr 06, 2015 10:47 pm

Cracking inversion, cracking photos, cracking walk....which I've still to do! Think I'll link these 2 with mc dearg.

Great to see you've got your mojo back and are getting out and about regualrly now, the dogs will be thanking their lucky stars.
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Re: 3 From Achnashellach

Postby malky_c » Wed Apr 08, 2015 3:45 pm

Great circuit this, and perfect weather too 8) . Looks like you're getting back into the swing of it.
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Re: 3 From Achnashellach

Postby rockhopper » Wed Apr 08, 2015 5:26 pm

Superb ! - hard to beat days like this especially up here - cheers :)
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Re: 3 From Achnashellach

Postby Petr Dakota » Wed Apr 08, 2015 6:19 pm

Great pics from great area ! :clap: :clap: :clap:
Good walking in these days 8) :clap:
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Re: 3 From Achnashellach

Postby davetherave » Thu Apr 09, 2015 7:10 pm

rockhopper wrote:Superb ! - hard to beat days like this especially up here - cheers


I thought you were from Glasgow area rockhopper, can I now assume your a Highlander. :?

Thanks guys for all the comments.
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Re: 3 From Achnashellach

Postby electricfly » Thu Apr 09, 2015 7:34 pm

Just missed you on this Dave.

We had our spaniels up on Moruisg on the Sunday, but did this horseshoe on Monday. :D

My knees didn't enjoy the terrain between the two munros, the wind whipping across from the west was rather fierce too.

The views are spectacular on this route! :D Just wish the snow patches had been firmer. :lol:
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Re: 3 From Achnashellach

Postby litljortindan » Thu Apr 09, 2015 8:27 pm

Did the reverse of this route in 1993. Since it's accessible by choo-choo it is back on the radar. Looks like you got an excellent day for it -sun, snow and inversions.
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Re: 3 From Achnashellach

Postby simon-b » Thu Apr 09, 2015 8:49 pm

Good to see you did this on a clear day, Dave. The views from those mountains are superb. I did the three Munros in that area last June, but Fuar Tholl and An Ruadh Stac look pretty amazing too - a great reason to go back some day. Nice report.
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Re: 3 From Achnashellach

Postby rockhopper » Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:13 pm

davetherave wrote:
rockhopper wrote:Superb ! - hard to beat days like this especially up here - cheers

I thought you were from Glasgow area rockhopper, can I now assume your a Highlander. :?

:lol: :lol: nope - still Glasgow
was meaning it was hard to beat days like this in Torridon / Wester Ross / Assynt area - cheers :)
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