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A Ring of Tarf

Munros: An Sgarsoch, Beinn Dearg (Blair Atholl), Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Carn an Fhidhleir (Carn Ealar), Carn Liath (Beinn a'Ghlo), Carn nan Gabhar
Corbetts: Beinn Bhreac

Date walked: 05/07/2013

We planned a big circuit, taking in over two days the remote hills south of the Feshie/ Geldie moat, followed by a traverse of the Beinn a Ghlo range. A start was gained by walking in to Allt Sheicheachan on the Thursday evening, surprising the lone occupant who had turned in for the night; a share in a can of Old Speckled Hen was proffered in apology. In the event, we enjoyed a long full Day 1 in improving weather along the trackless Tarf/Feshie (Geldie) watershed with no temptation to slope off early to the Hotel. Magnificent walking, with fine views to the main Cairngorm ranges. Day 2 tested our back-to-back fitness, but one sub-Murdo and three Munros later we enjoyed a celebratory beer in the Bothy Bar.

A contrast in style Day 2, with paths and people, but the same big skies and tremendous outlook.

Thanks to MBA, the lad frae Perth who ran us down to Blair and Rob for driving and fine company!

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Ben Lawers

Munros: Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers
Date walked: 11/04/2010
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Location: East Kilbride
Occupation: Teacher
Activity: Mountaineer
Pub: Ericht Alehouse
Gear: Brown Tricam
Member: SCC

Munros: 140
Corbetts: 182
Grahams: 108
Donalds: 88
Wainwrights: 21
Hewitts: 43
Sub 2000: 22
Islands: 29
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2013

Trips: 1
Munros: 6
Corbetts: 1

2010

Trips: 1
Munros: 2


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Last visited: Aug 11, 2019
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