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Forcan Ridge

Forcan Ridge


Postby jacob » Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:54 am

Route description: The Saddle, Forcan Ridge and Sgurr na Sgine

Munros included on this walk: Sgurr na Sgine, The Saddle

Date walked: 15/09/2019

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It is 2020 now, and a WR on my final walk of last September's holiday still has to be written here and now, in January. Shame on me.
And it was such a well spent holiday, Fisherfields, Arran, Kintail. With saying goodbye comes the shaking of hands, so ofcourse my last walk would have to be hands on.

I had some trouble finding the start of the route (one layby too far east and a river in spate) so the first 30 minutes of the walk were spent cursing through mud and being gazed at by curious highland cows. After finding the path upwards no problems were met all day, sun, cloud & showers each took their turn, I had the ridge to myself and enjoyed a perfect day.

I will be back again in April, and I can hardly wait.

I hardly think the Forcan ridge needs introduction, so here's a simple short video and some photos. Enjoy.

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Re: Forcan Ridge

Postby timmunro86 » Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:03 pm

Lovely photos mate. Looks like you had a perfect day for it. Hoping to get back up to the Forcan Ridge again this year again if possible.
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Re: Forcan Ridge

Postby Mal Grey » Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:17 pm

Great images, really capture the route.
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Re: Forcan Ridge

Postby Chris Mac » Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:15 am

Brilliant photos Jacob! Looks like you had a lot of fun and no wonder you got a great day for it. :clap:

The Saddle and ridge looked brilliant when I saw them in the flesh for the first time a few months ago on the way to Ratagan, then again from Beinn Bhan I can't wait to get up there, I'll have to move it up my to-do list now. :D
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Re: Forcan Ridge

Postby jacob » Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:28 pm

Thanks a lot all three of you for your kind remarks.
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Re: Forcan Ridge

Postby Alteknacker » Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:00 am

Some fantastic pics there, Jacob :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: . I'll be there towards the end of next week, though probably concentrating on the north side of the glen. The whole of that area is just so brilliant.
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Re: Forcan Ridge

Postby Sunset tripper » Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:00 pm

Brilliant photos and video Jacob. I hope to get up there this year on a nice day. Cheers :D
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Re: Forcan Ridge

Postby jacob » Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:03 am

Alteknacker wrote:Some fantastic pics there, Jacob :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: . I'll be there towards the end of next week, though probably concentrating on the north side of the glen. The whole of that area is just so brilliant.


Thanks for your kind words. Any walkreports for your walks coming up? That would really be appreciated.

Sunset tripper wrote:Brilliant photos and video Jacob. I hope to get up there this year on a nice day. Cheers :D


Thanks you Sunset tripper. Yes you should, brilliant walk and scramble, really enjoyable. Looking forward to your WR as well,.
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