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Snow kicking onto the Sgorans.

Snow kicking onto the Sgorans.

Postby gaffr » Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:55 am

Date walked: 06/04/2015

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1  the unmarked upper path into allt a'Chrum alltain HPIM7657 (640x481).jpg
The not marked on the map upper path into the snow area...an branch of the allt a'Chrum alltain.
2 the snow slope up to Sgor Gaoith HPIM7660 (640x458).jpg
The slope up to Sgor Gaoith.
3 HPIM7659 (640x482).jpg
4 HPIM7661 (640x482).jpg
5 out from near to the top of Gaoith P1140176 (640x360).jpg
Closing in on Gaoith summit.
6 P1140178 (640x360).jpg
Still quite wintery on the East facing slopes.
7 Eanaich and the coire Dhondail path DP1140179 (640x360).jpg
The classic outlook to the Dhondail path.
9 the Waterloo Cairn  (640x482).jpg
A late afternoon walk up to the Waterloo cairn.
9a HPIM7662 (640x482).jpg
Nearly 200 years since Corsica's 'big man' ended his attempts to control Europe.
8 Coire Mharcaidh  HPIM7666 (640x480).jpg
The real reason for visiting the Cairn...to look out towards the descent route into Coire Mharcaidh.
10 Cairngorm ski  area HPIM7667 (640x321).jpg
Always a sad sight to see the springtime decline of the Cairngorm ski fields.
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Re: Snow kicking onto the Sgorans.

Postby rockhopper » Thu Apr 09, 2015 1:13 pm

nice day - that looked to be a steep ascent ! - cheers :)
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Re: Snow kicking onto the Sgorans.

Postby litljortindan » Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:09 pm

The unmarked path looks decent. Might go here in the summer with my other half.
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