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2 day basecamp at Lochan Fada - Fisherfields the easy way

2 day basecamp at Lochan Fada - Fisherfields the easy way


by Mountainlove » Wed May 18, 2016 10:10 am

Route description: Fisherfield 6, from Shenavall

Munros included on this walk: A' Mhaighdean, Beinn Tarsuinn, Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair, Ruadh Stac Mor, Sgurr Ban

Date walked: 11/05/2016

Time taken: 24 hours

Distance: 50 km

Ascent: 3156m

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Re: 2 day basecamp at Lochan Fada - Fisherfields the easy wa

Postby Mountainlove » Fri May 20, 2016 11:25 am

@ BlackPanther Fingers crossed that the weather will improve again! :thumbup:

@PeteR ...you might be in luck for at least the Friday and Saturday next week8)

@Borderhugh laugh must have been the 3 days of no shower :lol:

@ PerthAlly...camping is great! It just needs the right amount of comfy gear :D

@malky_c thats a great food idea, need to pop into Aldis next time! I haven't really found a meal which is great during backpacking...its more a must eat than enjoyment of eating which is rubbish.

@Graeme D:Hehe expectation are high now when I meet others on hills :D

@electricfly: I have now imaged of you carrying crates of beer on each trip. 8) :lol: Other Walkhighanders might be given you expecting looks when you meet them in future. 7am ...urgh thats far too earlie for my liking, but I am guessing you made it back in time :D

@FromDownSouth...4.1 kilo for a camping trip or 'normal' daytrip??
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Re: 2 day basecamp at Lochan Fada - Fisherfields the easy wa

Postby FromDownSouth » Fri May 20, 2016 12:18 pm

Mountainlove wrote:@FromDownSouth...4.1 kilo for a camping trip or 'normal' daytrip??


Overnight camping trips but that weight doesn't include any food or water for each trip.
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Re: 2 day basecamp at Lochan Fada - Fisherfields the easy wa

Postby spiderwebb » Fri May 20, 2016 4:55 pm

Great report ML, glad my erm 'bypass' helped out :lol:

It started from the bealach but dropped as it went round because I was heading onto Tarsuinn but dropped as I bypassed into the beautiful green corrie (ideal camp spot) beneath the bypasss on Meall Garbh.

The folk you bump into on a hill eh !! The bugger never mentioned anything about taking beer in, might have tempted me :lol: But you got to meet the 'boys' :D and Electricfly of course :D
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Re: 2 day basecamp at Lochan Fada - Fisherfields the easy wa

Postby perr » Fri May 20, 2016 6:56 pm

Your reports are very inspiring thanks
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Re: 2 day basecamp at Lochan Fada - Fisherfields the easy wa

Postby Collaciotach » Fri May 20, 2016 10:29 pm

Good stuff and what weather you got :D .

Good advice to save these for a good forecast , my summit camp ón A' Mhaighdean above the clouds will live with mé forever ! ,
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Re: 2 day basecamp at Lochan Fada - Fisherfields the easy wa

Postby HogeVenen » Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:08 am

You can just leave your tent / gear ? Setting off to that area end april, start may, 8 days. With car/tent/pack. Great trip.
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Re: 2 day basecamp at Lochan Fada - Fisherfields the easy wa

Postby ch-ch-changes » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:23 pm

Hi Mountainlove
We're just back from pretty much the same trip but spread across 4 days, 2 in/out and 2 up, all planned based on your report. Long hoped to be in Fisherfield and it certainly lives up to it's reputation, a truly magical place. I never thought I had the legs, or lungs, for the Shenavall hike, so your post really did make it possible for me.
For that I just want to say thanks for inspiring 4 days that us 3 will never forget. And spiderwebb's, erm, bypass was also much appreciated as we wound our way back from Sgurr Ban!
Cheers :)
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