Mid-section Munros; 12th April


Yesterday was one of those “every season in a day” outings as Colin, John & I traversed the classic round of Coir’ a’ Ghreadaidh and its 3 Munros. I ordered clear skies and sunshine for about midday to allow us to tackle the narrow ridge on dry rock and enjoy the views at the same time……

Ghreadaidh begins to appear out of the mist just above An Dorus

Full panorama 5 minutes later from the top of Mhadaidh

John Parkin on his final Cuillin Munro Sgurr a’ Greadaidh. 7 days and 25,000ft of hard work! Congratulations John

Colin revelling in the exposure on the narrow traverse to the south top of Ghreadaidh

The snow started falling just as we started the final rise to Banachdaich and everything was coated within a matter of minutes.

Not quite enough for a ski descent of Banachdaich’s West Ridge

20 minutes later and we were all stripping off the jackets as the hot sunshine returned to dry us out.

John & Colin study where they have been