Achmelvich Beach YH, Achmelvich (2 – 4 July 2010)

Thirteen club members and one dog attended the weekend meet to Achmelvich Beach Youth Hostel, near Lochinver – Andy, Malcolm, Bob, Leslie, Kathleen, Deirdre, Jim, Tom, Dave, Iain, Morag, Stuart, Allan and Dancer.
Thanks to Bob for organising.

On Friday,
Malcolm and Deirdre ascended Am Faochagach;
Jim and Andy ascended Arkle.

Arkle:

Jim ascending Arkle:

Arkle ridge:

On Friday evening, various walks were undertaken to Achmelvich Beach, situated just a few hundred metres from the hostel.

Achmelvich beach:

Iain, Morag and Dancer on Achmelvich beach:

On Saturday, despite wet and windy weather,
Bob, Malcolm, Stuart and Tom ascended Conival and Ben More Assynt;
Jim and Dave ascended Meall Horn;
Deirdre, Leslie, Iain, Morag and Dancer visited the Coul waterfall and climbed the Stac of Glen Coul;
Allan and Kathleen headed for Suilven, with Allan ascending to its’ summit;
Andy ascended Meall a’Chleirich, Beinn Direach and Carn an Tionail.

Ben Hope and Ben Loyal from Carn an Tionail:

On Sunday, given forecast of gusts up to 90mph, everyone made for home.

Posted 05/07/2010 by turriffmc in Weekend Meets

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