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Foss Corbetts

Foss Corbetts


Postby Ian Bayne » Mon Jun 17, 2013 7:18 pm

Corbetts included on this walk: Farragon Hill, Meall Tairneachan

Date walked: 16/06/2013

Time taken: 6.15 hours

Distance: 17.25 km

Ascent: 878m

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A lot of reports for these pair of hills are winter walks so heres a summer report . Started of at the Foss mine road at 0815hrs Me Steve and the everpresent Jake ( whos got no choice where I go He goes) .Started off at a good pace but soon the layers were coming off ,t shirt time, Once we cleared the woodline the sun started to break through the clouds and with no wind . Once we got to the wee turnaround area the path up to the cairn was marked by a metal post all was required was to drop the packs and walk the 100m to the cairn arrived 0945hrs had a complete all round vision Schiehallion clear Beinn a Ghlo clear probably the first time Ive seen them beasts clear . Stayed up there for about 20min then down to the packs a brew then off to the Farragon Hill we stopped off at the mine entrance for the photo then right across the workings no one working today .
With Farragonfacing you all what is required is to stay on the hard standing road then on to the track at the end of the track we picked a route off to the right to the hill line to avoid the peat and the stream and picked a route up the hill reached the cairn just before midday we stayed for about 30min had our lunch and just enjoyed the good weather . All we had to do next was to follow the same route back to the car met 3 walkers and passed a couple of landrovers of the highland safari . Got to the car at1430 and a couple of ice cold buds job done a good relaxing day out .
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Ian Bayne
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