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Inverie on Knoydart for three Corbetts.

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Mallaig old harbour....a little further along the boat to reach Inverie can be boarded
Our first look along from the ferry landing place.  Grand views out across Inverie bay and the early part of Loch Nevis.
Gaining height on Sgurr Coire Coinnichean
Choinnichean Choinnichean
Marif resting after the descent from Choinnichean. Walkers heading towards the glen leading to Mam Meadail….the Monument  to a former estate owner on top of the knoll.

The private Bothy at the early stages of Gleann Meadail. Sgurr na Ciche and Garbh Chioch Mhor from close to Mam Meadail Summit area of Beinn Bhuidhe

A visit to the Corbetts in the Fisherfield area.

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We travelled up to Poolewe at the end of April with the promise forecasted for very fine sunny  weather.  The forecast was very accurate when we parked up the motor near the wee shop and immediately settled for summer mode of dress for the walk in with rucksacks filled with camping kit and all the rest. I had been into the area by this approach nearly forty years prior, reached the buildings at Kernsary, and we were asked not to go in any further with there being a stag shoot about to take place...it was early August! I had also been into the area a few times from both the Shenavall bothy and from the Kinlochewe end with a walk over Slioch.  This time we were focussed on the three Corbetts situated on both sides of Fionn Loch.
The walking route out from Poolewe and return.

On the approach to the top area of Beinn Airigh Charr the view over the many islands in Loch Maree was of great interest.  Before we reached the summit there was an increasing smokey haze developing over the Torrid…

A short visit to the Mercantour.

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One of the fine houses on the edge of the village of  Saint-Martin Vesubie. We reached the Village on a local bus from Nice. The village of St. Dalmas a little higher up from Vesubie.
Village flora. Accommodation at the hostel of the Gentleman who raises black horses. The Belvedere village close to the hostel. The path up to the  Refuge des Merveilles with ruined barracks and military buildings scattered around. Some winter snowfields to cross over when approaching the Pas du Diable. A reasonable path when out of the snow-cover.
Even better when height is lost....the two Swiss folks were spot on when navigating with the French maps loaded up on their modern phone Still cold enough in early June. Refuge des Merveilles.


A wide variety of flora.