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Sgurr Eilde Mor

Sgurr Eilde Mor

Postby steviesea » Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:05 pm

Munros included on this walk: Sgurr Eilde Mor

Date walked: 11/06/2019

Distance: 14.5 km

Ascent: 1100m

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I was originally going to walk the WH route for Binnien Mor and Na Gruagaichean ,but once again I felt knackered so when I arrived at the turn off for Sgor Eilde Beag's ridge I made the decision to just carry on around the left of the Lochan until eventually reaching the west ridge of SEM. This ridge is eroded and crumbling and hard work but it's not too long before the summit is reached giving great views all around. When I reached the Lochan on the descent, I made my own way round to the left which took ages but I was just enjoying the area and solitude and wasn't worried about the length of time taken. I eventually joined up with the incoming track and was quite happy to just take the same way back to Kinlochleven.
The classic view down Loch Leven

Sgurr Eilde Mor

Binnein Beag


across to original plan, Binnein Mor

over to Glen Coe etc



view over lochan to the big Bookill



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