walkhighlands

Share your personal walking route experiences in Scotland, and comment on other peoples' reports.
Warning Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. Summer routes may not be viable or appropriate in winter. See winter information on our skills and safety pages for more information.

Brothers ridge

Brothers ridge


Postby johnnyaztec » Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:36 pm

Munros included on this walk: Aonach Meadhoin, Sgùrr a' Bhealaich Dheirg

Date walked: 06/03/2019

Time taken: 6 hours

Distance: 10.5 km

Ascent: 1175m

Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).

A very windy and wet day on the hill, snowline at 600m.
Constant rain and Snow fron the start ,we made a steep climb up onto the ridge of Sgurr a Fhurail which gave us some protection from the elements for a while.
In full gusts approx 50mph, walking became very arduous, and navigation was difficult.snow underfoot was mainly ok with some areas drifted and upto knee depth occasionally.
we summited the 2nd munro and then returned with the wind in our faces getting sandblasted by spindrift.

20190307.gpx Open full screen  NB: Walkhighlands is not responsible for the accuracy of gpx files in users posts

User avatar
johnnyaztec
Munro compleatist
 
Posts: 464
Munros:70   Corbetts:8
Grahams:3   Donalds:1
Hewitts:216
Wainwrights:214   
Joined: Oct 18, 2009
Location: Liverpool

Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).



Walkhighlands community forum is advert free


Your generosity keeps this site running.
Can you help support Walkhighlands and the online community by donating by direct debit?



Return to Walk reports - Scotland

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: colin leeming, Cricket, jasco, Jemma, Scottyh and 64 guests