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Superb Views

Route: Ben Hiant, Ardnamurchan

Sub 2000s: Ben Hiant

Date walked: 04/01/2016

Time taken: 2 hours

Distance: 4.5km

Followed the route as advised on this site, no issues at all with the path well defined throughout, just a few boggy sections giving any sort of difficulty.

We picked a perfect day, the air could not have been clearer and it the views were so extensive it actually felt a little surreal! The Uists and barra were clear to the west, skye over the small isles to the north, the jumble of oeaks that make up the highlands to the east and the hills of mull and over coll and tiree to the south.

Right from the off at road level rum and eigg can be made out, soon skye appears, then mull. As you gain height more and more "islands" (probably high peaks as opposed to individual islands) start to appear on the western horizon and the summit cone obscures part of the view until right at the last minute when the full panorama is revealed.

I am only nudging 40 corbetts and munros, but most are in the islands and on the west coast, and this little hill really is right at the top in terms of enjoyment. Pick your day though as i am quite sure in the mist it would seema. Bit of a waste of effort.

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Mountain: Cir Mhor
Place: Arran
Gear: Tent

Munros: 28
Corbetts: 21
Grahams: 8
Donalds: 15
Wainwrights: 1
Hewitts: 1
Sub 2000: 20



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Statistics

2016

Trips: 1
Distance: 4.5 km
Sub2000s: 1

2015

Trips: 3
Distance: 24 km
Ascent: 1730m
Munros: 2
Sub2000s: 2

2014

Trips: 1
Distance: 24 km
Ascent: 1800m
Munros: 4

2013

Trips: 1
Distance: 12 km
Ascent: 370m
Sub2000s: 1

2012

Trips: 1
Distance: 19.5 km
Ascent: 400m


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