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Second attempt at Arran Corbett, Caisteal Abhail

Second attempt at Arran Corbett, Caisteal Abhail

Postby The Rodmiester » Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:45 pm

Corbetts included on this walk: Caisteal Abhail

Date walked: 08/10/2017

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 17.52 km

Ascent: 947m

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The previous day we had tried to tackle this hill from the North but because of the large amount of rain we could not cross the river see photo. As it had continued for most of the day it made sense to try to climb it from a Southerly direction via Glen Rosa even though this was going to add an additional couple of hours to the day, but it at least gave us a route without a river crossing. Who should we meet at the car parking area, non other than weaselmaster and son, nice to meet up again Al, many congratulations on your second compleation by the way.

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Heading up Glen Rosa where we had come down two days before
Very like more rain to come grey skies above looking very full of the wet stuff
Between a rock and a hard place
Looking like another soaking
Along the boulderfield on the summit ridge skirting around Cir Mhor on the West side
On the summit of Caisteal Abhail we meet up with fellow AMC members who had taken another route to the summit missing out the river crossing
Heading down Glen Rosa
Heading down Glen Rosa
Heading down Glen Rosa
A final look up Glen Rosa
It's stopped raining at long last. Mission accomplished all Arran Corbetts climbed over the long weekend
The river the day before
The river the day before
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