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Caribbean weather on the Fisherfield 6
by Yipyipcoyote » Thu May 31, 2012 8:46 pm
Munros included on this walk: A' Mhaighdean, Beinn Tarsuinn, Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair, Ruadh Stac Mor, Sgurr Ban
Corbetts included on this walk: Beinn a'Chlaidheimh
Date walked: 26/05/2012
Time taken: 18 hours
Distance: 43 km
Ascent: 2940m3 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).
That's exactly what it was but worth every minute of hardship. The most memorable walk I have ever done. Scotland in all its glory. I must have taken well over 100 photos but none of them do complete justice to the breathtaking scenery of Scotland's great wilderness.
I will remember this walk for the rest of my life. A huge, dramatic, beautiful group of mountains which are impossible to put into words and pictures. Best thing would be to go there for yourself. Enjoy.
by gammy leg walker » Thu May 31, 2012 8:55 pm
Can I ask,the 18hrs,was that from the car to car,or camp to camp.
by Yipyipcoyote » Thu May 31, 2012 9:10 pm
by gammy leg walker » Thu May 31, 2012 9:16 pm
Yipyipcoyote wrote:Thanks Gammy.The 18 hours was total walking time car to car. Split over Friday night, Saturday and Sunday morning. We carried everything. I started at 16kg and my mate 18kg. The extra weight gave us badly blistered feet which I have never had on a walk.
Thanks for that,I plan much the same......................fri,walk in & camp at Shenevall...........................sat the 6 munros................sat nite camp...................................sun walk back out.
by electricfly » Thu May 31, 2012 9:52 pm
We were doing the six sunday/monday. Think it was probably your tents that we saw in the Elder woods as we crossed the river on sunday morning.
We did the route in reverse which I was glad of when I saw the steep ascent of Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair... wouldn't have enjoyed descending that scree path.
Best part of the round for me was wild camping on the plateau (tennis court) at 880m on Beinn Tarsuinn and watching the sun setting on A' Mhaighdean.
Thankfully no blisters for us, but we did feel the extra weighty packs taking their toll on our feet. The dogs claws were worn back almost to the quick due to the amount of boulder hopping going on.
by Yipyipcoyote » Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:11 am
by Gable Gable End » Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:43 am