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Forcan Ridge

Route: The Saddle, Forcan Ridge and Sgurr na Sgine

Munros: Sgurr na Sgine, The Saddle

Date walked: 15/09/2019

It is 2020 now, and a WR on my final walk of last September's holiday still has to be written here and now, in January. Shame on me.
And it was such a well spent holiday, Fisherfields, Arran, Kintail. With saying goodbye comes the shaking of hands, so ofcourse my last walk would have to be hands on.

I had some trouble finding the start of the route (one layby too far east and a river in spate) so the first 30 minutes of the walk were spent cursing through mud and being gazed at by curious highland cows. After finding the path upwards no problems were met all day, sun, cloud & showers each took their turn, I had the ridge to myself and enjoyed a perfect day.

I will be back again in April, and I can hardly wait.

I hardly think the Forcan ridge needs introduction, so here's a simple short video and some photos. Enjoy.

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Comments: 7



Kintail=paradise. End off.

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Date walked: 11/09/2019
Comments: 8
Views: 580


The (un)advised 3-day circular of Slioch

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Date walked: 06/09/2019
Comments: 5
Views: 430


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Date walked: 02/05/2019
Views: 309


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Attachment(s) Corbetts: An Ruadh-stac
Date walked: 14/09/2018
Distance: 15km
Ascent: 1060m
Comments: 10
Views: 903


Staggerhighlands.co.uk on Beinn Liath Mhor

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Date walked: 12/09/2018
Distance: 15km
Ascent: 1054m
Comments: 1
Views: 527


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Date walked: 06/09/2018
Distance: 24km
Ascent: 2668m
Comments: 4
Views: 782


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Attachment(s) Hewitts: Crib Goch
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Views: 1004

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Location: East of Felixstowe ;)

Munros: 18
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Grahams: 4
Hewitts: 16



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2019

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Hewitts: 2

2018

Trips: 3
Distance: 54 km
Ascent: 4782m
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2017

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Distance: 81 km
Ascent: 4850m
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