Vatersay beaches circuit

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Attachment(s) Date walked: 19/05/2024
Distance: 6.8km
Ascent: 100m
Views: 4

An Ardgour trio - a tad misty....

Fionas: Beinn Bheag (Ardgour), Sgòrr Mhic Eacharna, Sgùrr nan Cnamh

Date walked: 05/05/2024

Distance: 17.5km

Ascent: 1200m

An early start meant that I was up through Fort William, along Loch Eil and down past Corran on the Ardgour side before the ferry started up for the morning. Forecast was mostly dry but perhaps cloudy/misty - the latter part turned out to be very true :roll:

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Parked in the old road section often used for Garbh Bheinn and set off up the hillside over Druim an Iubhair towards Sgòrr Mhic Eacharna.

Early stages weren't looking overly promising

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Soon worsened higher up on the ridge

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No clearer at the first summit

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The clag did clear a little occasionally as I was heading down from Beinn Bheag but tended to close in again quite quickly. Even short glimpses were helpful.

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Once past Beinn Bheag, aimed to the west of Loch nan Dearcag

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Proceeded NW over choppy ground to the 634m point. Problem was I couldn't see much at all in the clag and knew there was a steep, rocky section coming up.

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Headed down to the foot of the gap where I found the start of a grassy section so followed it up northwards about as high as it went then west to the summit. Still in clag unfortunately.

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More or less retraced my steps to south of the loch then headed down to Bealach Fèith 'n Amean then the long walk down Coire an Iubhair back to the car.

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Got the ferry at Corran to save the drive up and round Loch Eil.

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Blaeloch Hill

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Blaeloch Hill
Date walked: 25/02/2024
Distance: 7.4km
Ascent: 200m
Comments: 4
Views: 494

Beinn Donachain

Attachment(s) Fionas: Beinn Donachain
Date walked: 07/01/2024
Distance: 15km
Ascent: 670m
Comments: 5
Views: 1338

Creag Tharsuinn - bridge out, plan B needed

Attachment(s) Fionas: Creag Tharsuinn
Date walked: 20/11/2023
Distance: 17km
Ascent: 800m
Comments: 3
Views: 360

A Fassfern duo

Attachment(s) Fionas: Aodann Chleireig, Meall Onfhaidh
Date walked: 18/10/2023
Distance: 16.7km
Ascent: 1010m
Comments: 2
Views: 355

Sun and blue skies for a Callop duo

Attachment(s) Fionas: Glas Bheinn (Kinlocheil), Meall nan Damh
Date walked: 17/10/2023
Distance: 15km
Ascent: 940m
Comments: 5
Views: 534

A couple of hills west of Loch Ness

Attachment(s) Fionas: Glas-bheinn Mhor, Meall Fuar-mhonaidh
Date walked: 30/09/2023
Distance: 15km
Ascent: 800m
Comments: 2
Views: 416

A couple of sunny days on the Cowal peninsula

Attachment(s) Fionas: Beinn Bheag (Cowal), Beinn Mhór (Cowal), Beinn Ruadh, Cruach nan Capull
Date walked: 22/09/2023
Distance: 35km
Ascent: 2400m
Comments: 4
Views: 596

A last hill before qualifying for the bus pass.....

Attachment(s) Fionas: Beinn Mheadhonach
Date walked: 27/08/2023
Distance: 11km
Ascent: 830m
Comments: 4
Views: 540


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