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Sgurr a' Mhaoraich

Sgurr a' Mhaoraich


Postby Coop » Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:20 pm

Route description: Sgurr a' Mhaoraich, Loch Quoich

Munros included on this walk: Sgurr a'Mhaoraich

Date walked: 27/08/2017

Time taken: 4.333 hours

Distance: 12 km

Ascent: 1027m

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It was to be Gairich, Ciste Dhubh or Sgurr a Mhaoraich today. Ended up heading along Loch Quoich and past the dam

Parked up right beside the wee cairn that marks the way up. Straight into it!
There's enough room for 2 or 3 cars here. Otherwise park as soon as you cross the bridge.

Great path all the way up and eventually Sgurr a Mhaorich comes inho view. Couldnt make my mind up if it looked close or still far away- strange one.
Up and over the wee bump and a huge herd down on my right. Must have been over 100. They watched me for a bit then started running.
Down to the dry stone wall- through it and up to the next part of it. The path skirts below the crags then comes to a rocky bit before the summit. Pole went away but there was s wee path leading off to the right which skirted round and up, saving the scramble over the top.
Wee sit down at the large cairn. Cloud came and went up here. Good views all round today and of the ridge line up to here. Eyed up Gairich and Sgurr Mor for another day.
And back down the way I'd come up today. Fairly quickly but still enjoying the views and the quietness - hadn't seen anyone all day.
Enjoyed this walk and wasn't expecting a good wee path all the way.


Great wee walk with great views.

Cap doffed to Sgurr a Mhaoraich

Cheers.
Coop
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