FORT WILLIAM AUGUST 2014

 
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Tuesday 5th August 2014

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Setting off on the Diversion in the Sunshine

Wow Didn't Expect That

Huge Pile of Gravel Made in the Quarry for the Pipeline

Give Way!

Our Hill Comes into View with the Path of the Pipeline Below the Quarry 

Must be Getting Near the End of it Now

At Last the Construction Site is Behind us

Meall na h-Eilde Dead Ahead

Soon we Leave the Path and Start Climbing Straight up

First Sighting of Ben Nevis Looking Back Down Gleann Cia-aig

Close up of the Construction Site From Near the top

Looking South Towards the Aonachs and Ben Nevis

Nearing the Summit of Meall na h-Eilde

The Clear and Sunny Summit of Meall na h-Eilde

Heading Towards Geal Charn

A Dragonfly Hiding in the Undergrowth

Climbing Towards Geal Charn with Meall na h-Eilde in the Background

Click Click on the Summit of Geal Charn

Looking West Down Loch Arkaig from near the Summit

Fishing Boats on Loch Arkaig

Eas Chia-aig Waterfalls

Wednesday 6th August 2014

Heading up the Dead End Track

Nearing the Ridge on Fraoch-bheinn

Rough Going on the Ridge Between Fraoch-bheinn and Sgurr an Utha

Time for a Fag

Sgurr an Utha Another Rain Soaked Summit

Ptarmigan Near the Summit

Heading Back, Which way now?

Time for Another Fag

Typical we Find the Track Back and the Top Clears and the Sun Comes Out

Thursday 7th August 2014

Looking Back at Inverskilavulin from the Eastern Ridge (Car Parked at the End of the Drive)

Ben Nevis From the Top of the Eastern End of Coire Mhuilinn

The Anonchs, Carn Mor Dearg and Ben Nevis Looking Down on the Caledonian Canal and the River Lochy

Close up of Fort William from Coire Mhuilinn

The Flat Ridge Around Coire Mhuilinn

Geal Charn and Meall na h-Eilde Above Loch Arkaig

The Construction Site From the Other Day

Close up of Quarry Site and the Pile of Stone Chippings for the Pipeline

The Summit of Beinn Bhan

Sailing Boat on Loch Lochy from the Summit

The Eastern Edge of Coire Mhuilinn from the West

Coire Mhuilinn

Nearly Back to Inverskilavulin

The Broom Moth Caterpillar on one of its food plants, Bracken.

Wind Damage

On the Skyline Beinn Bhan Seen from Fort William

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