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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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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The Saddle from the west

Attachment(s) Munros: The Saddle
Date walked: 16/12/2009
Comments: 3
Views: 4062

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Attachment(s) Munros: Bidein a' Choire Sheasgaich, Lurg Mhòr
Corbetts: Beinn Tharsuinn
Date walked: 24/06/2009
Comments: 5
Views: 6210

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Attachment(s) Date walked: 20/06/2009
Comments: 2
Views: 3033

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Attachment(s) Munros: An Riabhachan, An Socach (Mullardoch), Càrn nan Gobhar (Loch Mullardoch), Sgùrr na Lapaich
Date walked: 19/05/2009
Comments: 6
Views: 10110

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Attachment(s) Munros: Càrn nan Gobhar (Strathfarrar), Sgùrr a' Choire Ghlais, Sgùrr na Ruaidhe
Date walked: 17/05/2009
Comments: 7
Views: 7393

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Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn a' Chaorainn (Cairngorms), Beinn Bhreac
Date walked: 23/02/2009
Comments: 3
Views: 5357

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Attachment(s) Munros: Sgùrr a' Mhaoraich
Date walked: 31/01/2009
Comments: 1
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Attachment(s) Munros: Sgùrr na Cìche
Date walked: 31/01/2009
Comments: 7
Views: 7051


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Date walked: 15/11/2008
Comments: 6
Views: 6854


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