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Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else


Postby Alan S » Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:26 pm

Route description: Fisherfield 6, from Shenavall

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: 11/08/2012

Time taken: 18.15 hours

Distance: 29 km

Ascent: 2254m

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**EDIT 07/09/12** I climbed 6 munros and noone is going to take one off me after this effort for the sake of half an inch :lol: still 284 for me :D

Me, Savage Alice, Rocket Ron, Jonny 616 and Gammy leg walker :D

This report is mainly a picture report to follow up the excellent post by Gammy leg walker :D

Jonny and Gammy 2 munros (return trip already planned)
Me,Ron and Alice 6 munros

This for a few of us was our 1st wild camping experience, so why not try the hard way :lol: this trip really tested my ability on the hills but was a really enjoyable weekend in a truly stunning area 8)
I have to say though with recent dry warm weather especially up the nw coast that the midges were by far the worst I have ever experienced and hopefully I dont experience that again as the wee buggers nearly ruined my weekend.
Although the midges were trying there best to annoy me they quickly got ignored as we reached each summit as every time we got to each top the views just got better and better particularly from A' Mhaighdean and even though by the time I got here I was already feeling the pain It was quickly forgotten as what I seen from here will stay with me for a long time,A quick reminder of why I love hillwalking so much and how it is worth the effort.
This was a real hard effort by all of us and was enjoyed by everyone, I hope :lol: and was a real achievement.

I would like to add a few thanks to Jonny for carrying all they beers and whisky to the bothy :D To Ron for his support, to gammy........ for being gammy :lol: and a big thanks to Alice as if it wasnt for her I would never have continued round this on my own and it was great to have her company for the rest of the walk,even though it was the hardest thing ive ever done :lol: sorry for being so crabbit in the end Alice but they jaggy nettles at the end really finished me off :wink: :lol:

sorry for the amount of pics on this report but it is a really special place

Thanks
Alan
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Last edited by Alan S on Fri Sep 07, 2012 8:27 pm, edited 5 times in total.
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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby gammy leg walker » Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:10 pm

Wating for the TR.
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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby Alan S » Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:18 pm

more pics :D
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Last edited by Alan S on Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:36 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby Alan S » Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:20 pm

gammy leg walker wrote:Wating for the TR.


Keep you hair on :lol:

:D
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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby tomyboy73 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:24 pm

some stunning pics there Alan, seven munros too, but you`ll need to stop worring Gammy so much :lol: :clap:
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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby rockhopper » Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:50 pm

Cracking stuff alan - you certainly shouldn't apologise for the number of photos....think if I got views like yours I'd be doing the same ! Haven't been to these munros yet but hope to some time - spent many holidays in the area though lower level walking and mountain biking - cheers :)
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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby Alan S » Wed Aug 15, 2012 11:20 pm

tomyboy73 wrote:some stunning pics there Alan, seven munros too, but you`ll need to stop worring Gammy so much :lol: :clap:

Cheers tommy, yeh he was worryying that much he had to go for a sleep to calm down :lol:
rockhopper wrote:Cracking stuff alan - you certainly shouldn't apologise for the number of photos....think if I got views like yours I'd be doing the same ! Haven't been to these munros yet but hope to some time - spent many holidays in the area though lower level walking and mountain biking - cheers :)


Thanks mate, I think I deleted over 50 pics but with the mobile phone camera it doesnt get in the way as much so im taking more :D
Hope you enjoy when the time comes :D
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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby Stretch » Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:48 am

I'm proud of ya Alan! Excellent effort my friend. You've come a long way since this . . . .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zm8MrUZ-Ol4&feature=channel&list=UL

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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby scoob999 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:00 am

Well done Alan :clap:
Massive effort to get these done by the sound of things, cant wait to get into this area myself :D
Excellent photies too
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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby trekker53 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:17 am

Well done for completing the circuit. That was a truly long day. The views from these summits are outstanding especially if the weather is on your side. I'm sure you had quite a party afterwards in the bothy.
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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby monty » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:43 am

Excellent effort Allan and Alice. Great set of photos. :D
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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby Mountainlove » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:50 am

Some lovely photos and together with Gammys report it makes good reading...well done for camping in August amongst millions of Midges ...dont even want to think about midges after I walked in eually bad conditions last weekend :crazy: :crazy:
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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby gammy leg walker » Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:50 am

Pics are awesome mate but cannie understand one wee thing..............................you said there was millions of midges,yet a cannie see any pics of them,think you are havering. :lol:
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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby jonny616 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 10:03 am

Great photos Alan

Great weekend :clap:
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Re: Fisherfield,Midge hell.... Summit else

Postby Bod » Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:52 am

Well done Alan, that's some walk! I am going to be mulling over the best way to tackle this area for a long time. Got all sort of opinions to consider.....makes it all even more fun :D :D :D :D :clap:
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