KNOYDART JUNE 2016

 
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Friday 24th June 2016 (Inverie)

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Our Boat for Today's Crossing Before She Pulls Alongside

There seems to be Another Boat in the Way as Our Boat Pulls up

The Boat we Have to Step Over is Being Loaded with Bags of Fry for the Annual Restocking of the Inverie River

Close up of Some of the 50,000 Baby Trout and Salmon Fry

The Statue at the end of the Harbour Wall Pointing Out to Sea

The Corbett Sgurr Coire Choinnichean Towers Above Inverie Bay on Knoydart

Click Click

Leaving the Clouds Behind us in Our Wake 

The Two Monuments on the Northside of the Entrance to Loch Nevis

The102ft Brigantine Square Rigged Ship "Lady of Avenel" Moored under Sgurr Coire Choinnichean in Inverie

Our Boat on One Side of the Pier with the Square Rigging of "Lady of Avenel" Visible on the Other

Making our way Back Through Inverie After Dumping our Bags at the Bunkhouse

Into the Woods

Leaving Woods and the Mam Uidhe Track Behind for the Hillside

Inverie Bay from Above the Woods

Sgurr Coire Choinnichean from above the Allt Slochd a' Mhogha Gorge

Looking Down the Allt Slochd a' Mhogha Gorge

A Breather Above Loch Nevis

Loch Nevis and Inverie Bay

Starting to Climb the S/W Ridge

Looking S/E to Tomorrows Walk Gleann Meadail and the Corbett Beinn Bhuidhe

Close up of a Boat Leaving the Pier

Climbing Higher

Through the Crags

Looking West Towards the Islands of Eigg and Rum

Nearly There

On the Ridge

Come on Keep up

Clouds Gathering Above Rum

Eigg with the Smaller Island of Muck Beyond

The Western end of Beinn Bhuidhe, Sgurr Coire nan Gobhar and Loch Bhraomisaig from near the Summit

The Corbett Beinn na Caillich from near the Summit

The Summit of Sgurr Coire Choinnichean

Looking Down at the Beach

Close up of the Knoydart Foundation Bunkhouse

Saturday 25th June 2016

My Hill for Today is the one Poking out of the Clouds

Heading for Gleann Meadail 

Ahead the Brocket Monument on a Small Crag 

The Sunny Side of the Brocket Monument

The Bridge Over the Inverie River

Locked out of the Drium Bothy

Crossing the Gleann Meadail River

The Long Slog up Gleann Meadail and Just Above the Clouds is my Hill

Enjoying Lunch on Mam Meadail

Andy is Last Seen Climbing North from Mam Meadail as I go South

Looking Down Gleann Meadail to Inverie Bay

These Four Ladies Can't Take There Eyes Off me

To the East the Unmistakable Profile of the Munro Sgurr na Ciche

Close up of Sgurr na Ciche (Bagged 03/08/98)

The Summit of Meall Bhasiter on Route

Looking Down on the Island Eilean Maol in Loch Nevis

Another Summit and Another Pile of Stones on Route

Crags Reflected in a Tiny Lochan

Yet Another Big Pointy Lump in the Way

At Long Last my Hill the Corbett Beinn Bhuidhe Reveals Itself

The Brocken Trig Point on Beinn Bhuidhe

This is my 100th Corbett

Last Look at Beinn Bhuidhe from the West Before Dropping Back Down to Gleann Meadail

Sunday 26th June 2016

This Will Help the Postman

My Hill Dead Ahead from the Mam Uidhe Track

Folach Bridge Which had Been Watered Away the Last time I was Here

One of the Waterfalls in Glen Folach

Stalkers Path up Glen Folach 

Andy's Hill Ladhar Bheinn and it's Not Raining Yet

Shooting Butt in the Glen

Mam Li and it's Still not Raining

After Scrambling up Crags in the Wind & Rain I Reach the Very Wet Summit of Beinn na Callich

Looking Down From Inside a Very Wet Rocky Gorge my Escape Route After Being Blown Off Course on Top

Looking Back up the Gully

Nearly Safe n Sound with the Bottom of the Gully in Sight

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