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Fara day

Fara day


Postby litljortindan » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:52 pm

Corbetts included on this walk: The Fara

Date walked: 12/08/2018

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 15 km

Ascent: 800m

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A really enjoyable walk with good views. Note, parking at the level crossing isn't possible as the lane leading there is signed as resident parking only but there is plenty of space at the old tea room round the corner.

A few steepish spots on the way up to the highest and most northerly top/bump which had me stopping occasionally to catch breath but a very pleasant and undemanding stroll to the other end of the ridge.

Doubled back most of the way along the ridge then cut diagonally down to the fire break to try to make a short cut but not sure if it was worth it as the ground that way was a bit rougher.

ImageDSC00232 by John Little, on Flickr
Pleasant Lochside walk-in.

ImageDSC00236 by John Little, on Flickr

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Some larch lining the fire break on the way up.

ImageDSC00246 by John Little, on Flickr
A few steepish spots on the way up.

ImageDSC00250 by John Little, on Flickr
And fine views from the first top.

ImageDSC00252 by John Little, on Flickr

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Schiehallion with Core Beul an Sporain in foreground.


ImageDSC00255 by John Little, on Flickr
Creag Meagaidh.

ImageDSC00259 by John Little, on Flickr

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Towards Ben Alder, not that I have ever been there but looks quite grand.

ImageDSC00279 by John Little, on Flickr

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A distant Aonach Eagach I think.

ImageDSC00281 by John Little, on Flickr

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Quite a lot of deer on the sill above Loch Ericht and some bellowing stags.

ImageDSC00295 by John Little, on Flickr

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Good views down Loch Ericht.

ImageDSC00303 by John Little, on Flickr
Across to Coire Beul an Sporain which we accidentally visited in 2014.

ImageDSC00304 by John Little, on Flickr

ImageDSC00335 by John Little, on Flickr
Schiehallion again.

ImageDSC00345 by John Little, on Flickr
Back towards Dalwhinnie.

ImageDSC00355 by John Little, on Flickr

ImageDSC00360c2 by John Little, on Flickr

ImageDSC00361c2 by John Little, on Flickr

ImageDSC00375 by John Little, on Flickr
Approaching the last top/bump.

ImageDSC00377 by John Little, on Flickr

ImageDSC00382 by John Little, on Flickr

ImageDSC00386 by John Little, on Flickr

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Occasional small crags make thing look more, well, craggy.

ImageDSC00401 by John Little, on Flickr
Approaching the last top.

ImageDSC00416c by John Little, on Flickr
Good view from the end of the ridge.

ImageDSC00421c by John Little, on Flickr

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ImageDSC00426 by John Little, on Flickr
Cairn Toukl on right.

ImageDSC00470 by John Little, on Flickr
Ben Nevis.

ImageDSC00491 by John Little, on Flickr
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