DORNIE July 2019

 
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Saturday 20th July 2019 (Traveling Day)

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Parked up on a Grass Verge at Kilfinnan near Laggan Locks

Boats Moored up in Ceann loch at Laggan Locks

Heading Up Through the Ferns

Looking S/W Down Loch Lochy

First View of of the Corbett Ben Tee

There's Always an Obstacle in the Way

A Flat Bit Before we Climb Again

A Pose on the Summit of the Corbett Ben Tee

The Wind Farm on the Side of the Corbett Meall Dubh (Will Bag Later on in the Week)

Heading Back Down from the Summit

Admiring the View 

Nearly Back Down to Kilfinnan  

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Sunday 21st July 2019

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A Quick Fag Before we Set off

Car Parked up near the Bridge over the River Flowing into Loch Kishorn

Footbridge over a Burn

Heading for the Hills

More of the Eastern Flanks of our Hill Reviled

Time to Admire the View

The Beach on Lochan Coire na Poite

Time for a Nap on the Beach

A Pose in Front of the Sandstone Cliffs with my New Water Poles

Leaving Lochan Coire na Poite Behind

Heading into Coire an Fhamair

Into the Steep Wet Coire we go

Come on Keep Going

Nearly at the Top of the Corrie in Heavy Rain

At Last Flat Ground on the Top

Looking Back Down

Heading for the Summit

The Summit Trig Point & Shelter of the Corbett Beinn Bhan

Leaving the Summit

Climbing Down above Loch Coire nan Arr

Across the Glen the Corbett Sgurr a' Chaorachainain (Bagged 2017)

Admiring the View

"Down There"

Admiring the View Again

WOW!

Click Click

Heading for the Road

The Bridge over the River Kishorn where the Car is Parked

Nearly Back to the Car

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Tuesday 23rd July 2019

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Heading up the Access Track to the Wind Farm from Glen Moriston

Beinn an Eoin the Northern Top of Our Hill Comes into View

Leaving the Track and Crossing One of the Many Burns in the Way

Higher we Climb

Keep Going

A Couple of the Wind Turbines Come into View

The Huge Pile of Stones near the Summit of the Corbett Meall Dubh

A Pose on Top

Looking Over the Wind Farm Towards Glen Garry and Ben Tee (Bagged 3 Days ago)

Loch Loyne from the Summit

Loch Cluanie from the Summit

Last Look at the Wind Turbines

Heading Back Down to Glen Moriston

Back at the Car Safe 'n' Sound

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Wednesday 24th July 2019

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We're Off Again

Heading for the Hills

Through the Woods

Following the Path to the Bothy

New Hydro Dam

Crossing the Bridge over the River Fionn-Abhainn

Crossing the River Again

Come on the Kettles on

A Pose Outside the Bothy

Magpie Moth on one of our Rucksacs

Leaving the Bothy for the Hill Proper and the Long Climb to the Bealach

Andy Making Clouds in Front of our Hill on Bealach a'Choire Ghairbh

Heading North from the Bealach for the Munro Maol Chean-Dearg (Bagged 2000)

Click Click of our Hill

Climbing up the Smooth Quartzite Slabs

Come on Keep Going

Climbing up the Quartzite Boulders near the Top

A Pose on the Summit of the Corbett An Ruadh-stac in the Rain

Heading Back Down in the Rain

Steady on

A Right Proper Wet and Slippery Descent

The Rain Stops but Everything is Wet and Slippery

Back Down Safe and Sound

Passing Loch a' Mhadaidh Ruadh Below our Hill

A Pose in Front of An Ruadh-stac on Bealach a'Choire Ghairbh (Now with no Cloud)

Heading Back Down to the River

The Munro Sgorr Ruadh (Bagged 2004) on the Other side of the Glen

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Thursday 25th July 2019

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Achnashellach Station

The Eastern Cliffs of our Hill Known as the 'Nose'

Another Obstacle 

Emperor Moth Caterpillar on the Path

Heading up the Coire Lair Path

The Munro Beinn Liath Mhor (Bagged 2004)

Heading for Our Hill After Negotiating the Fast Flowing River Lair

Ahead the Impressive Mainnrichean Buttress 

High Above Loch Coire Lair with Beinn Liath Mhor in the Background 

Come on Keep Going

Our Route to the Top is up the Scree Filled Coire next to the Mainreachan Buttress

The Mainreachan Buttress from the inside the Coire

The Buttress and the Munro Sgorr Ruadh (Bagged 2004) from the Top of the Coire 

Heading for the Summit and Admiring the View from the Ridge

The View from the Ridge to the Summit

The Summit Shelter of the Corbett Fuar Tholl

A Pose on Top

Loch Carron from the Summit

Looking Back Across the Scree Filled Coire to the Summit from the up Ridge the Buttress 

Looking Down to Loch Coire Lair and Beinn Liath Mhor

Looking Across Creag Mainnrichean to Yesterdays Hills from the Top of the Mainreachan Buttress

The Mainreachan Buttress 

Looking Down to Loch Coire Lair and Beinn Liath Mhor Again

 The Mainreachan Buttress Again

A Pose in Front of Yesterdays Hills from the Top of Creag Mainnrichean

Close up of Yesterdays Path up in Between the Corbett An Ruadh-stac and the Munro Maol Chean-Dearg

 Looking Back at the Top of Fuar Tholl and the Mainreachan Buttress 

The Munro Sgorr Ruadh again from our Route Down Creag Mainnrichean

Yesterdays Hills from our Route Down Creag Mainnrichean

A Cowboy Coming out of the Sun by the Lochs

One of the Many Lochs on a Flat bit just North of our Hill

Heading for the Path

Coire Mainnrichean and the Mainreachan Buttress 

Loch Coire Lair and Beinn Liath Mhor Again

Heading Down After Safely Negotiating the Fast Flowing River Lair Again (Thanks my Water Poles)

Back at Achnashellach Station 

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Friday 26th July 2019

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Looking Back Down Gleann Choinneachain

Looking up Gleann Choinneachain to Bealach an Sgairne

Into Bealach an Sgairne after Crossing the Ford at the 2nd Attempt

The Top of Bealach an Sgairne

The Path Down the Other side and The Corbett Sgurr Gaorsaic

Sgurr Gaorsaic and the Loch a' Bhealaich

Bealach an Sgairne and the Munros Beinn Fhada & A'Ghlas-bheinn (Bagged 2010)

At Last the Summit of the Corbett Sgurr Gaorsaic

Heading Back down Gleann Choinneachain from Bealach an Sgairne

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