by jacob » Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:54 am
Route description: The Saddle, Forcan Ridge and Sgùrr na Sgìne
Munros included on this walk: Sgùrr na Sgìne, The Saddle
Date walked: 15/09/20195 people think this report is great. Register or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
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.
by timmunro86 » Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:03 pm
by Chris Mac » Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:15 am
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.
by jacob » Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:28 pm
by Alteknacker » Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:00 am
by Sunset tripper » Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:00 pm
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by jacob » Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:03 am
Alteknacker wrote:Some fantastic pics there, Jacob . 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
Thanks you Sunset tripper. Yes you should, brilliant walk and scramble, really enjoyable. Looking forward to your WR as well,.
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