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Spectacular Torridon: summit camp & victory over the English

Spectacular Torridon: summit camp & victory over the English


by Jaxter » Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:14 pm

Route description: Beinn an Eoin, near Gairloch

Corbetts included on this walk: Baosbheinn, Beinn an Eoin

Date walked: 24/02/2018

Time taken: 12.4 hours

Distance: 28.78 km

Ascent: 1758m

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Re: Spectacular Torridon: summit camp & victory over the Eng

Postby Mal Grey » Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:18 pm

Absolutely superb. Baosbheinn is special, though we did it UP the silly steep bit with crampons, not down, a few years back. Haven't done its partner yet, and funnily enough, I nearly chose that for last Sunday! You had a narrow escape, for I couldn't be bothered with the long walk in for our first trip of the week, or we may have been walking out at the same time.

As it is, this picture might have us in it, working up the summit ridge of Beinn Damh!

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Torridon looked amazing from the north, even more so than from the south where we were. If I'd known you were in the area, I'd have invited you both over for tea at Gerry's on Sunday night! As long as you didn't mention the rugby... :lol:
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Re: Spectacular Torridon: summit camp & victory over the Eng

Postby Mountainlove » Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:21 pm

Brilliant report and what a day you had! Fantastic effort and you got wonderful photos to show for!! Had to laugh loud when I saw the collapsed tent 8) :lol:
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Re: Spectacular Torridon: summit camp & victory over the Eng

Postby Anne C » Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:14 pm

What a brilliant report! :clap: :clap: And those photos of Torridon in those conditions - I've been drooling over them.Astonishing. You're a hardy one indeed - must have been freezing overnight. Top notch stuff.
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Re: Spectacular Torridon: summit camp & victory over the Eng

Postby dogplodder » Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:13 pm

Absolutely stunning photos and a brave summit camp! :clap:
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Re: Spectacular Torridon: summit camp & victory over the Eng

Postby Emmanuelle » Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:43 pm

Fab trip. It was a wee bit more windy on the summit of Stob Coire Sgreamhach! The two hills you wondered about are A'Mhaighdean and Beinn Tarsuinn I reckon. Slioch looks great from where you were. So does Beinn Alligin and the Horns. Brilliant!
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Re: Spectacular Torridon: summit camp & victory over the Eng

Postby Jaxter » Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:47 pm

Awww, that feeling when you're so busy to come onto the forum for a month and come back to so many lovely comments :D :D Thankyou everyone 8) 8)
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