This was the last of the Glen Roy Corbetts. Another belter of a day weatherwise.
Parked up at the bridge and followed the path up the N side of Coire nan Eun.
It soon disapeared into the bracken, so I just followed sheep grazing tracks though it until above the parallel roads.
The heather had been previously burnt here, so the going was steep but easy underfoot.
The crags on the opposite side of the corrie stood out in the morning sun.
The view down Glen Roy from above the parallel roads was pretty atmospheric in the morning sun. ( Sorry about the photography )
Spotted a bonny wee free-seeded pine sapling sprouting out fron the security of some rocks. Couldn't help wondering if it would be grazed by deer or would succumb to the vagaries of the winter weather.
Once on to the crest of the ridge, it swooped round the rim of the corrie to the top.
Sitting by the cairn in the warm sun, viewing the hills to the south again from the Ben to the Easains was absolutely stupendous.
Meall na Tenga and Sron a' Choire Ghairbh looked really close. ( I can remember wandering around the top of Sron a' Choire Ghairbh in the clag looking for the cairn - many moons ago.)
Unfortunately, to the north of these hills the Gleat Glen landscape W of Loch Oich was scarred by 26 ubiquitous white Fans............ grumble, grumble !
Loch Arkaig still had it's morning cloak of mist, but the Glen Finnan hills had managed to poke their shapely heads through into the clear air.
Just then a flock of ravens soared up from the corrie croaking away in inimitable fashion - it was just great to be alive at that moment !
The descent, though steep, wasn't as bad on the pins as I'd feared, so it was back to the car over the parallel roads.
Then doon the glen and off to the east, with a diversion at Laggan bridge via Dalwhinnie due to roadworks.
Bacon & egg on a crispy french bread roll was had at the Old Fire station in Tomintoul to see me back tae the hoose.
What a trip - wall to wall sunshine in October ? ....................... global warming - bring it on !
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