FORT WILLIAM Aug 2009

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Sat 8th August 2009

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Travelling Day Mamore Lodge

Target practice for The Lodge 

The Land Rover Track Going East From The Lodge

Across the Valley the Outflow from the Blackwater Reservoir

Kinlcohleven Below Mamore Lodge

The Track Continues Uphill Above Loch Leven and Mamore Lodge

Getting Darker The Higher I Go

The Path up Continues Around Sgor Eilde Beag to Coire an Lochain

Close up of Cross-leaved Heath Heather

Dark Clouds Over Glen Coe and Loch Elide Mor

Fast Moving Clouds Above Loch Leven

The Dam at The Blackwater Reservoir

Still Climbing

The Summit of Binnein Mor The Highest of The Mamores

Two Walkers Leaving The Summit Going North

I Leave Going South

The Summit of Na Graugaichean

A Frog on Na Graugaichean Waiting For a Princess

Loch Elide Mor and The Blackwater Reservoir

The Landrover Track Way Below Me

Harebell (Scottish Bluebell)

The Path up Coire na Ba and The Connecting Ridge Now Clear

Sunday 9th August 2009

Setting Off up The Forest Track From The Car Park in Glen Nevis

Climbing Steadily Out of Glen Nevis

Emerging Out of The Gully After Our Path Was Blocked by a Landslide

(Should Have Taken The Diversion)

Following The Deer Fence up on to The Ridge

Looking Down Glen Nevis

On The Ridge Opposite The Bulk of Ben Nevis

Fort William Now Comes Into View

On The Ridge Looking East Towards Sgurr a Mhaim at Our Final Munro For Today

Still Climbing up

The Group of Walkers Who Had Overtaken us in The Woods and Took a Short Cut

Last Push to The Top

Making Our Way to The Summit

Looking Back North Towards Ben Nevis

Our Second Munro Today Will be Stob Ban Seen Here on The Right

Sgurr a Mhaim on The Left With Binnein Mor Behind From Yesterday

The Summit of Mullach nan Coirean With Ben Nevis Behind us

Leaving The Summit of Mullach nan Coirean to Others

Looking Down Coire Deag Towards Ben Nevis

On Towards Sgurr a Mhaim and Stob Ban

A Seat With a View

The West Highland Way Path Seen Clearly Below Coming From Kinlochleven

The Long Connecting Ridge Leading to Stob Ban

A Sand Stone Rock Pinnacle

Below Part of The Forest Track From The Start of Today's Walk in Glen Nevis

Stob Ban From a Little Quartz Top on The Ridge

Looking Back to The Little Quartz Top with Mullach nan Coirean Beyond

Removing Boots on The Summit of Stob Ban

The Brothers Grim on The Summit

 

Leaving Stob Ban Behind

Looking Down Coire Mhusgain Towards Glen Nevis

The Path Leading Down to Lochan Coire nam Miseach From Stob Ban

Our Friends Are Now Leaving us For The Car Park

A Yellow Tormentil Flowering Near The Lochan

Stob Ban From The East

Walkers on Stob a' Choire Mhail

Leaving  Lochan Coire nam Miseach Way Below

Sgurr a Mhaim Our Last Munro Today

Nearing The Top of Stob a' Choire Mhail

Devils Ridge Blocks Our Way to The Summit

First we Climb Down it Then up it

Then up and Down it

Just Starting to Rain on The Summit Sgurr a Mhaim

Heading N/W Off  Sgurr a Mhaim Back Down Towards Glen Nevis

Last Look at Stob Ban

Glen Nevis Appears Out of The Cloud

The Car Park Tantalising Close But Still a Long Way Down

The Car Park in Glen Nevis

Monday 10th August 2009

The Path up Coire na Ba

On The Big Zig Zag Above a Tiny Hidden Unnamed Lochan

On The Ridge in Front of Stob Coire a Chairn Which we Need to Skirt Round

First View of An Gearanach

Walkers on The S/W Top of Stob Coire a Chairn

Having Skirted Round Stob Coire a Chairn Just a Minor Top in The Way Now

The Only Way is up

Walkers Climbing Over The Minor Top Having Come From An Gearanach

A Wave For The Camera on The Summit of An Gearanach

Oops Wrong Way Back

Looking Back Towards An Gearanach With Ben Nevis and Carn Mor Dearg Beyond

Now For Stob Coire a Chairn

In The East Binnein Mor And Na Graugaichean From The Other Day

The Summit of Stob Coire a Chairn Looking Back at An Gearanach

First Site of Am Bodach

The Col at The Head of Coire na Ba That we Came up on This Morning

Is There Someone on The Summit of Am Bodach?

It's One of The Party That Passed us Near An Gearanach Doing The Ring of Steall

Devil's Ridge and Sgurr a Mhaim From Yesterday

Looking Down Loch Leven From Summit of Am Bodach

A Close up of Binnein Mor

Dropping Down Towards Loch Leven Opposite The Aonach Ridge and The Pap of Glen Coe

That Feels Better

Loch Leven From The West Highland Way Footpath Near Mamore Lodge

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