Knoydart Expedition

Camusrory - April 1992

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This expedition to Knoydart was to the south of the peninsula, where we camped on the shore of Loch Nevis, not far from Camusrory. We travelled in from Mallaig courtesy Bruce Watt Ferries, who made a short detour from their normal Mallaig-Tarbet-Inverie run to accommodate us and uplifted us at the end of our stay. The trip was notable for the unseasonably cold weather, it remaining freezing throughout our second day. Nevertheless, we were able to explore around Carnoch and Sourlies, and on the final day ascended the Corbett, Beinn Bhuidhe.

Ready to depart Mallaig aboard
the MV Western Isles
Setting out towards Camusrory
with Sgurr na Ciche in the background
The former Outdoor Centre
at Camusrory
The suspension bridge over the
River Carnoch
Crossing the Carnoch wire bridge
All safely across
Group outside Sourlies Bothy
Intrepid campers paddling across the Carnach
Sgurr na Ciche viewed across Loch Nevis
View over Loch Nevis
(Campsite at lower right/orange tents)
Ascending a gulley on Beinn Bhuidhe
On the Ridge of Beinn Bhuidhe
looking towards Inverie Bay
Bypassing a frozen lochan on the Beinn Buidhe Ridge
Overlooking Loch Nevis
from the summit of Meall Bhuidhe
Gordon Paul and Matthew on the
summit of Beinn Bhuidhe Ridge