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Amazing Assynt & Torrential Torridon

Amazing Assynt & Torrential Torridon


by jupe1407 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:35 pm

Route description: Quinag: three Corbetts

Corbetts included on this walk: Quinag - Sail Gharbh, Quinag - Sail Gorm, Quinag - Spidean Coinich

Grahams included on this walk: Beinn a'Chearcaill, Ben Mor Coigach, Sgurr an Fhidhleir

Date walked: 23/09/2017

Time taken: 20 hours

Distance: 38 km

Ascent: 2902m

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Re: Amazing Assynt & Torrential Torridon

Postby Jaxter » Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:58 pm

jupe1407 wrote:Would a Lochinver Pie for breakfast be wrong? :lol:

Would be so right 8) 8)
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Re: Amazing Assynt & Torrential Torridon

Postby dogplodder » Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:22 am

Amazing photos of the amazing landscape of Assynt. 8)
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Re: Amazing Assynt & Torrential Torridon

Postby Stefan1 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:19 pm

Beautiful photos.
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Re: Amazing Assynt & Torrential Torridon

Postby Andymac75 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:54 pm

:shock:
Your photos are stunning.was my first impression

:clap: beautiful.

Enjoyed that


P.s I'm actually thinking of stealing that first photo :D
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Re: Amazing Assynt & Torrential Torridon

Postby jupe1407 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:10 am

BlackPanther wrote:Some beautiful photos, but no wonder. If you go to Assynt, you're bound to get spectacular views! I hope you got "hooked" on the far north. If I can suggest anything for your next visit - Suilven, Arkle and Foinaven. Each one is a true gem :D Maybe a bit longer walks so best kept for summer time, but so worth the effort.

Glad you discovered Beinn a'Chearcaill. Such a lovely hill with spectacular views and the flat summit plateau is just weird... We were almost blown away from the summit on a windy winter day, then Kevin drowned in waist deep snow on the way down :lol: . Must go back and enjoy it in slightly less hampering conditions :wink:

The Coulin Coos are getting a lot of publicity on Walkhighlands, I photographed them a few weeks ago when we walked the circuit. They looked just as bored :lol: :lol:
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It's a lovely low-level walk. I'd quite like to do it on a nice day in winter with the tops in snow. Those cows haven't moved much. :lol:

Jaxter wrote:
jupe1407 wrote:Would a Lochinver Pie for breakfast be wrong? :lol:

Would be so right 8) 8)


Can't disagree with that assessment :lol:

dogplodder wrote:Amazing photos of the amazing landscape of Assynt. 8)


Thanks Dogplodder :D

Stefan1 wrote:Beautiful photos.


Thanks Stefan :D

Andymac75 wrote::shock:
Your photos are <span class="skimlinks-unlinked">stunning.was</span> my first impression

:clap: beautiful.

Enjoyed that

P.s I'm actually thinking of stealing that first photo :D


Thanks Andy. It's a stunning place :D
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Re: Amazing Assynt & Torrential Torridon

Postby spiderwebb » Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:29 pm

Amazing photos JP, Quinag is superb, the rock scenery on its hidden side especially so. But Assynt, well it speaks for itself, my favourite area, and devoid, near enough, of Munros, but the lack of height is more than made up for in sheer spectacular form :D
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Re: Amazing Assynt & Torrential Torridon

Postby Sunset tripper » Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:35 pm

Crackin pictures Jupe. Especially the falls and the stars.
Cheers. :D
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Re: Amazing Assynt & Torrential Torridon

Postby jupe1407 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:46 pm

spiderwebb wrote:Amazing photos JP, Quinag is superb, the rock scenery on its hidden side especially so. But Assynt, well it speaks for itself, my favourite area, and devoid, near enough, of Munros, but the lack of height is more than made up for in sheer spectacular form :D


Thanks Dave. It's only the second time I've been beyond Ullapool, which is a bit ridiculous, but Anne and I completely fell in love with the place. Both Quinag and Coigach/Fhidhleir are both easily in my top 10, maybe top 5 mountain days since I started. You could quite easily spend an entire day on either of those walks. Already started planning next year's trip(s) :lol:

Sunset tripper wrote:Crackin pictures Jupe. Especially the falls and the stars.
Cheers. :D


Thanks Sunset Tripper :D
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Re: Amazing Assynt & Torrential Torridon

Postby rlmbtn » Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:49 pm

stunning photos! :clap:
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