Twenty-two people attended this meet over
the course of the long weekend, eighteen at Sail Mhor Croft
Hostel and four at the Dundonnell Hotel.
In the Hostel were Marj Ewan, Eilidh
Scobbie, Fiona Cameron, Ian and Airlie Bryce, Jim Bryce, Alex
Barbour, Roger Houghton, Sandy McIntosh, Mike Hewitt, Angela
Ewan, Paul Cichanski, Mike Brian and friends, Marianne, Lizzie,
Fiona, Julie and Dan.
In the hotel were the McAndrews, Sheila
Murray and Donald Hawksworth.
Sail Mhor Croft Hostel
We were very lucky with the weather as it
was mostly dry and sunny with little wind and at times quite
warm. The hostel was really nice and Eilidh and Fiona C did us a
lovely meal on Saturday night.
On Saturday Alex, Marj, Angela and Paul did
Sgurr Breac and A ‘Chaileach. Jim and Ian did Airigh Charr. Mike
B, Lizzie, Fiona and Marianne did Slioch. Mike H, Sandy, Roger,
Eilidh and Fiona C set of to do Sail Mhor but had to alter their
routes as the river crossing proved impossible.
Marj Angela and Paul set of from the A832
along footpath to Loch a Bhraoin and then to the col at the head
of Allt Breabaig.
It was very boggy and we completely missed
a track on the opposite side of the river which everyone also
seemed to miss as well
Then we headed up the east ridge of Sgurr
Breac to the summit.
Looking back towards Loch a Bhraion
The summit of Sgurr Breac and beyond to Tom
an Coinich and A ‘Chailleach
We then traversed across Tom an Coinich and
on to A ‘Chailleach
Looking back to Sgurr Breac from A
We then descended by Sron na Goibhre and
skirted round the north end of Druim Reidh and returned to the
It was an excellent day out with fantastic
Ian and Jim did Beinn Enaiglair. Alex did
An Teallach. Mike Brian, Marianne. Fiona, Lizzie and Julie and
Dan (who arrived Sat night) went to Gruinard Bay crags and had a
brilliant days climbing.
Mike H, Sandy, Roger, Eilidh and Fiona C
all had to leave us as they had other commitments.
Marj went to Stac Pollidh with Angela and
Paul to introduce them to good scrambling.
We followed the track up and round the back
and up to the saddle.
Looking towards the Quinaig, Suilven and
Angela getting to grips with the rock
On the west summit
Descending the crux
Then we sat in the sun for a while on the
top and enjoyed the views followed by a return to the car and a
visit to Achilltibuie.
On Monday everyone headed off to do various
things before making their way back to Aberdeen.
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