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Ben Hee

Route: Ben Hee, from West Merkland

Corbetts: Ben Hee

Date walked: 18/11/2018

Time taken: 6.5 hours

Distance: 12km

Ascent: 800m



Had intended to go elsewhere but some early morning cloud pushed me further north than planned. Ben Hee was one of my back-up options and as it was clearly cloud free I set off there.

Some nice early morning light and easy walking to start with, apart from a bit of a diversion away from the more eroded parts of the path. Eventually I was on the straight-forward plod up onto the broad ridge to the south west of the summit.

I opted to ascend via the slope south east of the summit, to get the best views east and a look into the corrie. The boulder field there was a bit wobbly in places but I suppose if Ben Hee could speak it might have said pot and kettle.

Spent a few minutes admiring the views then set off west to take in the view over Bealach nam Meirleach before descending towards the start of the path in over a mix of heather, grass and the odd boggy area.

Slides:


ImagewhDSC02657 by John Little, on Flickr
Early light and first view of Ben Stack.

ImagewhDSC02697 by John Little, on Flickr
Up on to the wide ridge to the south west of the summit.

ImagewhDSC02699 by John Little, on Flickr

ImagewhDSC02713 by John Little, on Flickr
View south over Loch Fiag.

ImagewhDSC02725c by John Little, on Flickr

ImagewhDSC02754 by John Little, on Flickr
Ben Klibreck.

ImagewhDSC02760 by John Little, on Flickr

ImagewhDSC02762 by John Little, on Flickr
View south.

ImagewhDSC02776 by John Little, on Flickr

ImagewhDSC02796 by John Little, on Flickr

ImagewhDSC02798c by John Little, on Flickr

ImagewhDSC02810 by John Little, on Flickr
Interesting view of Ben Hope.

ImagewhDSC02820c by John Little, on Flickr

ImagewhDSC02825 by John Little, on Flickr
Ben More Assynt on right.

ImagewhDSC02826 by John Little, on Flickr
Quinag.

ImagewhDSC02846c by John Little, on Flickr

ImagewhDSC02879 by John Little, on Flickr
Bealach nam Meirleach.

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Munros: 110
Corbetts: 52
Grahams: 24
Wainwrights: 10
Hewitts: 12
Sub 2000: 43



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2018

Trips: 27
Distance: 184.9 km
Ascent: 11740m
Corbetts: 4
Grahams: 2
Sub2000s: 2

2017

Trips: 31
Distance: 226.75 km
Ascent: 8838m
Munros: 1
Corbetts: 2
Sub2000s: 4

2016

Trips: 20
Distance: 229 km
Ascent: 9236m
Munros: 2
Corbetts: 1
Grahams: 3
Sub2000s: 6

2015

Trips: 39
Distance: 286 km
Ascent: 12583m
Munros: 4
Corbetts: 2
Grahams: 3
Sub2000s: 9

2014

Trips: 29
Distance: 3564.25 km
Ascent: 15847m
Munros: 2
Corbetts: 2
Sub2000s: 9
Hewitts: 3

2013

Trips: 29
Distance: 206.75 km
Ascent: 16700m
Munros: 1
Corbetts: 5
Grahams: 4
Sub2000s: 4

2012

Trips: 12
Distance: 73 km
Ascent: 5261m
Munros: 4
Corbetts: 1
Grahams: 1
Sub2000s: 2

2011

Trips: 6
Distance: 55 km
Ascent: 3917m
Grahams: 3
Sub2000s: 1

2010

Trips: 6
Distance: 22 km
Ascent: 2200m
Grahams: 1
Sub2000s: 1

2009

Trips: 4
Distance: 24.5 km
Ascent: 2194m
Munros: 1
Corbetts: 1

2008

Trips: 3
Distance: 24 km
Ascent: 3189m

2007

Trips: 5
Distance: 31 km
Ascent: 1896m

2006

Trips: 3
Distance: 37 km
Ascent: 3730m

2004

Trips: 4
Distance: 44 km
Ascent: 2706m
Corbetts: 1

2003

Trips: 5
Distance: 50 km
Ascent: 5760m
Grahams: 1
Sub2000s: 2

2002

Trips: 3
Distance: 29 km
Ascent: 2449m

2001

Trips: 5
Distance: 38 km
Ascent: 3745m
Munros: 2

2000

Trips: 1
Distance: 16 km
Ascent: 1300m
Munros: 3

1999

Trips: 1
Distance: 28 km
Ascent: 900m
Corbetts: 1

1998

Trips: 1
Distance: 8 km
Ascent: 1055m
Munros: 2

1997

Trips: 1
Distance: 27 km
Ascent: 1400m
Grahams: 1

1995

Trips: 4
Distance: 80 km
Ascent: 4322m
Munros: 3
Grahams: 1

1994

Trips: 2
Distance: 35.5 km
Ascent: 2477m
Corbetts: 2
Grahams: 1
Sub2000s: 1

1992

Trips: 1
Distance: 15 km
Ascent: 1345m


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