Ten Cool ‘uns on Skye
by weaselmaster » Mon Sep 21, 2015 12:07 pm
Pity that the weather wasn't a bit more like your final day, but it is Skye
by Silverhill » Mon Sep 21, 2015 7:59 pm
Thanks weaselmaster, it feels good!
This ‘summer’ hasn’t been great at all. So I think (wishfully) that the weather will be better when I return.
by Scotjamie » Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:21 pm
Great report and pics
Trying to work out how you manage to be scary and reassuring at the same time!
by Silverhill » Tue Sep 22, 2015 9:47 pm
Scotjamie wrote:Trying to work out how you manage to be scary and reassuring at the same time!
The result of going with a good guide!
by Mal Grey » Wed Sep 23, 2015 9:16 am
by Petr Dakota » Wed Sep 23, 2015 9:25 am
Well done !
by pollyh33 » Wed Sep 23, 2015 4:10 pm
I still have a few more hills to finish off on Skye and I will be rereading this excellent report many times for help and encouragement- thank you so much for posting
PS how are your poor legs???
by dooterbang » Wed Sep 23, 2015 8:31 pm
Wise choice to take a reading from the summit of Sgritheall. Brought back memories of my mate and I walking from the summit in the clag to be lost five minutes later!! Ended up walking back to the summit and took a reading, lesson learned I though you would've incorporated the 2 corbetts with Sgritheall
Brilliant report of a wonderful weeks walking.
by Silverhill » Wed Sep 23, 2015 10:04 pm
Lucky you to have done these in cloud free conditions!Mal Grey wrote:Excellent stuff! Thanks for an enjoyable report, which makes me very glad that I was lucky enough to do almost all the Cuillin Munros cloud free during a wonderful couple of weeks 20+ years ago. Still, the reports on here like your do give me a hankering to return, somewhat slower, somewhat fatter, and definitely somewhat more wimpy!
Thanks Petr, it was brilliant!Petr Dakota wrote:Great report...Great photos...Great area...and Great trip
Well done !
Thanks Polly, you are very kind
Apart from being slightly battered (that’s my inelegant knees-and-elbows climbing technique for you ), the legs were fine. I can now wear shorts againpollyh33 wrote:PS how are your poor legs???
I’m still glad I didn’t leave them till last: to have missed out on all that fun for longer would have been a shame. Forcan Ridge (and Skye) will have to wait for substantially more than two weeks, but return I will!dooterbang wrote:Ooooft that was epic stuff! Enjoyed reading this last night . You'll be glad to get all the ridge done and not leave it all till last, like I'm almost doing Looked very dramatic with all that wetness, ropes, and clag. Superb effort to then go do the Forcan Ridge. I loved the FR, so much so drove up 2 weeks after climbing it to do it all again
Wise choice to take a reading from the summit of Sgritheall. Brought back memories of my mate and I walking from the summit in the clag to be lost five minutes later!! Ended up walking back to the summit and took a reading, lesson learned I though you would've incorporated the 2 corbetts with Sgritheall Brilliant report of a wonderful weeks walking.
Obviously I haven’t got the corbetts as firmly on my radar as the munros. Give it a few more years….
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by AJNicholls » Thu Jul 21, 2016 1:29 pm
Brings back some memories of being with Paddy last year. That guy is truly a legend of the Cuillin. Everyone on the island seems to know him. We did Mhadaidh and Ghreadaidh on Day 1 too, but weather wasn't suited for carrying on to Banachdich then either. We made it there a few days later as a single ascent. I wonder what percentage of attempts make it to all 3?