Shenavall

Corrie Hallie to Shenavall and Strath na Sealga






A long moorland walk surrounded by the high peaks of the Fisherfield Forest

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The Track The track up on to the moorland Crossing the burn Steep Path Cairn at high point Sail Liath Looking back to the high point Beinn a Chlaidheimh Loch na Sealga Shenavall Shenavall Strath na Sealga Beinn Dearg Achneigie Track Strath na Sealga Strath na Sealga Sail Liath Moorland Track Loch Toll an Lochain Bidein a Ghlas Thuil Sail Liath Sgurr Fiona Beinn a Chladheimh Loch na Sealga Glas Mheall Mor Sgurr Creag a Eich Meall Garbh The rocky track through the woods
The track up on to the moorland
Crossing the burn
Looking back down the steep path to the top
Arriving at the Cairn at the high point of the walk Sail Liath Looking back to the high point Looking across to Beinn a' Chlaidheimh Loch na Sealga and the Beinn Dearg Peaks Looking down on Shenavall Shenavall Strath na Sealga The Beinn Dearg Hills The Stalkers Cottages at Achneigie Past Achneigie we soon pick up a broad track by the river Looking back down Strath na Sealga to Beinn Dearg We start the climb back up on to the moor, Sail Liath on the right The track up on to the moor. Looking back down the track to Strath na Sealga. Loch Toll an Lochain Bidein a Ghlas Thuill Sail Liath Sgurr Fiona Beinn a Chladheimh Loch na Sealga Glas Mheall Mor Strath na Sealga
from Sgurr Creag an Eich
Meal Garbh
810m
The rocky track through the woods The rocky track through the woods


Track The track climbs steadily upwards following the gorge of the Gleann Chaorachain burn.


The track enters a shallow valley and crosses the burn that comes down from Loch Coire Chaorachain The track enters a shallow valley


Steep Track Once across the burn the path climbs quite steeply up to the high point of the walk.


Looking back down the steep section of track Cul Mor


Cairn Arriving at the cairn at the high point of the walk.


Stop for a rest here and admire the panoramic view of the Fisherfield Peaks Fisherfield


Beinn a' Chlaidheimh We now leave the broad track and traverse the shoulder of Sail Liath on an increasingly eroded stony/boggy path.


Looking back to the high point.


Sail Liath Looking across to Beinn a' Chlaidheimh.


The path now starts to descend and gets quite boggy and eroded in places. Loch na Sealga and the Beinn Dearg Hills ahead.


Sail Liath We now drop down quite steeply to the lonely Bothy of Shenavall.


Shenavall Shenavall


Strath na Sealga Leaving Shenavall we start along the stalkers path through beautiful
Strath na Sealga.


Looking back to the Beinn Dearg Hills two fine Corbetts. Beinn Dearg




Achniegie The Stalkers Cottages at Achneigie.


Past Achneigie we soon pick up a broad track by the river. Broad Track


Strath na Sealga Looking back down Strath na Sealga to Beinn Dearg.


We start the climb back up on to the moor, Sail Liath on the right. Strath na Sealga


Strath na Sealga The track up on to the moor.


Looking back down the track to Strath na Sealga. Strath na Sealga


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All pictures © Ian Van Hinsbergh Last Update 3rd December 2014