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Glas Bheinn and the Traligill Caves from Inchnadamph

Route: Glas Bheinn from Inchnadamph

Corbetts: Glas Bheinn (Assynt)

Date walked: 20/08/2020

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 21km

Ascent: 949m

A Walk from Inchnadamph to the summit of Glas Bhenn returning via a detour to visit the Tralgill caves. I Had attempted to do this route earlier in the holiday however it turned very cloudy with extremely poor visibility on the summit plateau. I thought I was at the Summit however when I checked maps/gps later in reality I was about 500 feet away from the summit cairn given the conditions that was as far as I would have gone even if I had been aware this at the time. On a better day the next week back I went to reach the true summit in more favorable conditions. A really nice and varied walk passing lochs with great mountain views at all times. The caves are well worth a visit also either as part of this walk or a walk in itself.

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The early stages of the walk having turned left off the main track from Inichnadamph
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Stepping Stones
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On right the link over to Conival I think Glas Behinn in front out of shot
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The Summit Cairn of Glas Behinn
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View of Quinag from the Summit of Glas Behinn
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Ben More Assynt and Conival Zoomed from the Summit of Glas Behinn
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Finally at the correct summit this time
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Canisp and Suilven in he foreground from Summit of Glas Behinn
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Conival on the way to the caves
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Traligill Caves
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Traligill Caves
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View down towards Inichnadamph and Quinag
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Traligill Caves
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Attachment(s) Fionas: Suilven
Date walked: 17/09/2019
Distance: 29km
Ascent: 1063m
Comments: 2
Views: 864


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Attachment(s) Munros: Ben More Assynt, Conival
Date walked: 29/06/2019
Distance: 17km
Ascent: 1140m
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Comments: 3
Views: 1386

Sam Northumberland


Location: Northumberland
Activity: Munro compleatist

Munros: 2
Tops: 1
Corbetts: 7
Fionas: 4
Islands: 2



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Statistics

2020

Trips: 3
Distance: 43 km
Ascent: 2525m
Corbetts: 3

2019

Trips: 4
Distance: 83 km
Ascent: 4261m
Munros: 2
Corbetts: 3
Fionas: 3


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Last visited: Jan 15, 2024
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