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Windy day on Sail Mhor

Windy day on Sail Mhor


Postby jacob » Wed Aug 19, 2015 7:56 pm

Route description: Sail Mhor, from Ardessie

Corbetts included on this walk: Sail Mhor

Date walked: 05/05/2015

Distance: 12 km

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This hill seems to be a lesser visited hill, which I think is a pity, I loved it.

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Following the burn upwards, heading south


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There's several waterfalls, all of great character.


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Another waterfall, Sail Mhor in the background.


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The landscape is wide and vast.


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Maybe I liked this hill because as a Dutchman I can appreciate the open landscape :)


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At a burn, you turn right towards the bealach. Once there, the view towards the west opens up


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On the way up the weather starts deteriorating, very strong wind


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Finding shelter on the west face of Sail Mhor, against the very strong wind, hail and snow. In the background the slog up to the summit.


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But we did make it to the first summit


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and to the second.. Over my shoulder my lady at the first summit


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on the way back, viewing backwards


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Last view on Sail Mhor and one of the many waterfalls.
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Re: Windy day on Sail Mhor

Postby WalkingDutchman » Tue Nov 22, 2016 12:48 pm

jacob wrote:This hill seems to be a lesser visited hill, which I think is a pity, I loved it.

Agreed. The views from the top are stunning, if you're lucky enough to get half decent weather. I'd actually suggest you do this one again with a bit clearer weather, because I spent more than an hour on the top just drinking in the views :D
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