Potteries Bunkhouse, Laggan (5 – 7 March 2010)

Seven club members attended the weekend meet to Potteries Bunkhouse, Laggan:
Gregor, Bob, Malcolm, Andy, Chris, Deirdre and Stuart.
Thanks to Chris for organising.

On Friday,
– Andy ascended Creag Ruadh (Laggan) and then Creag Bheag (Kingussie)
– Malcolm and Gregor ascended Binnein Shuas (Moy)
– Chris ascended Creag Dhubh (Newtonmore)

On Saturday,
– Andy, Bob and Gregor ascended Creag Ruadh (Drumochter) and then Creag Dhubh (Newtonmore)
– Malcolm, Chris and Stuart ascended Geal Charn (Garva Bridge)
– Deirdre walked from Kinloch Laggan to Loch Pattack (and back)

On Sunday,
– Malcolm, Gregor and Deirdre ascended Creag Ruadh (Laggan)
– Chris did the Ring of Steall.

Chris also went on to do a solo ascent of Curved Ridge on Buaichaille Etive Mor on Monday and a solo ascent of Ledge Route on Ben Nevis and Carn Mor Dearg via the arete on Tuesday. Respect man!!!

Assortment of photos from weekend:

Ridge of Creag Ruadh (Photo by Andy):

Frozen Loch Laggan (Photo by Andy):

Various summit cairns of Creag Bheag (Photo by Andy):

Kingussie (Photo by Andy):

Bob at summit of Creag Ruadh (Photo by Andy):

Andy at summit of Creag Ruadh (Photo by Andy):

Creag Dhubh (Photo by Andy):

On ridge of Creag Dhubh (Photo by Andy):

Gregor on Creag Dhubh (Photo by Andy):

View from Creag Dhubh (Photo by Andy):

Approaching summit cairns of Creag Dhubh (Photo by Andy):

Newtonmore from summit of Creag Dhubh (Photo by Andy):

View from summit of Creag Dhubh (Photo by Andy):

Gregor descending Creag Dhubh (Photo by Andy):

Gregor and Bob descending Creag Dhubh (Photo by Andy):

Gregor walking in Andy and Bob’s glissade trail (Photo by Andy):

More views from Creag Dhubh (Photo by Andy):

More views from Creag Dhubh (Photo by Andy):

Steall bridge (Photo by Chris):

Devil’s Ridge pinnacle (Photo by Chris):

An Garbhanach (Photo by Chris):

Na Gruagaichean (Photo by Chris):

The sun sinking behind Devil’s Ridge (Photo by Chris):

Sgurr a’ Mhaim and Devil’s Ridge after sunset (Photo by Chris):

Looking along the ridge to the last Munro of the day, An Gearanach (Photo by Chris):

Looking back down the start of Curved Ridge, with climbers to the left in Easy Gully (Photo by Chris):

Rannoch Moor (Photo by Chris):

Looking up Curved Ridge (spot the three climbers) (Photo by Chris):

From further up, looking back past Rannoch Wall to the Corbett Beinn a’ Chrulaiste (Photo by Chris):

Looking down again, with climbers regrouping at one of the more level sections (Photo by Chris):

Looking down from the top of Curved Ridge (Photo by Chris):

Rannoch Moor, with Schiehallion visible in the distance (Photo by Chris):

Looking down from Crowberry Tower (Photo by Chris):

Looking back at Crowberry Tower, with the ascent ledge on its left side (Photo by Chris):

Stob na Doire, with Stob na Broige sitting well behind (Photo by Chris):

Looking back to Stob na Broige (Photo by Chris):

Looking back down Ledge Route (Photo by Chris):

Looking down No. 4 Gully (Photo by Chris):

Climbers topping-out on Tower Ridge (Photo by Chris):

Eastern Mamores (Photo by Chris):

Carn Mor Dearg with Aonach Mor behind (Photo by Chris):

Summit of Ben Nevis (Photo by Chris):

Sunset behind Ben Nevis (Photo by Chris):

CMD arete at sunset (Photo by Chris):

Posted 08/03/2010 by turriffmc in Weekend Meets

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