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Beinn an Eoin

Beinn an Eoin

Postby steviesea » Sun Nov 24, 2019 4:38 pm

Grahams included on this walk: Beinn an Eoin

Date walked: 04/06/2019

Distance: 12.9 km

Ascent: 885m

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This is another walk which most definitely proves that size doesn't matter when it comes to hills in Scotland, as the day ranks high in my favorites, giving spectacular views all round and that dreamy feeling you get in Assynt with a real sense of remoteness, especially given that I didn't see a soul all day (apart from the tiny specs which were cars/camper vans way down on the road)
Did an anti clockwise route ascending Sgorr Tuath first with awesome views of the Assynt mountains, then down to the Lochan before ascending to gain the ridge at Sgorr Deas and along the ridge to the summit of Beinn an Eoin with more tremendous views, this time being the Coigach hills with Sgurr an Fhidhleir particularly impressive. I visited Cioch Beinn an Eoin for more views before the descent to follow the Allt Claonaidh back to the Loch and up onto the road back to the pull in. The start and finish were extremely boggy, both ways that I tried but wow it was worth it.








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