Thursday, 21st. July, 1977:
Day eleven of a trek from Dalmally to Roybridge and, having come through from Loch Eilde Mor and climbed Stob Ban on the previous day, we were camped around the bothy in the Lairig Leacach and had our eyes on the Grey Corries for today. My diary of the trip records an uneventful day with views limited by intermittent mist during which, I suppose rather unimaginatively, we were obliged to reverse our outward route. Rather to my surprise, it was to be the best part of thirty years before I returned to the upper reaches of Glen Nevis...
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