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Snow in Glen Shiel

Date walked: 02/02/2010

All these snowy photos - I can't resist adding a few, although this was not a proper walk - I was at the Cluanie Inn with my wife and woke up to an unexpectedly nice day, so went up to the end of the Five Sisters ridge. I didn't get far along the ridge - the crest was 4 ft deep powder which made walking impossible, but I did get some photos. Here are a few....
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Early morning - the moon sets over south Glen Shiel ridge.

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Faochag and the Saddle

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Saileag

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Five Sisters ridge - Sgurr Fhuaran to the right.

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The ridge again - not a footprint in sight.

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The Saddle again - streaming cloud now.

After this, cloud and snow came in over the lower end of the glen and I retreated, but the winter traverse of the Five sisters is now definitely on my to-do list.

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