Hill walk

  • When : 08/09/2018
  • Event Time : All Day Event
  • Location : Loch Arkaig, Fort William
  • Event Price : N/A
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Saturday 8th September Map 33/40, NM988917 Loch Arkaig Sgurr nan Coireachan (953m, Munro) — peak of the corries, Garbh Chioch Mhor (1013m, Munro) — big rough place of the breast, Sgurr na Ciche (1040m, Munro) — peak of the breast. From Strathan, head up the road passed the remains of the Barracks. Then follow the path, on the north side of Glen Dessary, just above the forest. Cross the Allt Coire nan Uth and then leave the path to go north up the steep grasy ridge to Sgurr nan Coireachan. To continue the traverse, go steeply WSW to the Bealach Coire nan Gall. Follow the drystane dyke west along a succession of rocky outcrops over Garbh Chioch Bheag to the summit of Garbh Chioch Mhor. Keep following the dyke west then NNW to the col below Sgurr na Ciche. Zig-zag through the maze of crags and boulders up to the summit of Sgurr na Ciche. To descend, return to the col, then go SW towards Coire na Ciche, and then Traverse SE to the path in the Bealach an Lagain, and onwards to Strathan. (24km, 1750m ascent)

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