Knoydart Expedition

Barrisdale - April 1991

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This expedition into the Rough Bounds of Knoydart was not blessed with fine weather. Although the day of arrival was fine and sunny for the boat journey from Kinloch Hourn to Barrisdale, and for setting up camp, the following two days were extremely wet and windy.

Arrival at Kinloch Hourn
on a fine sunny day
Kinloch Hourn
The campsite viewed from the bridge
over the River Barrisdale
Barrisdale Campsite and Bothy
The first morning dawned dull and gloomy
Wet weather gear
was the order of the day
Soaking campers returning to base
Sheltering in the bothy from the rain
Relaxing in the Bothy
Drying wet clothing over the Stove
The rather smoky interior of the bothy
Coire Dhorrcaill
Barrisdale Bay at low tide
seen from Creag Bheithe
A sunny final day
Barrisdale Bay and Ladhar Bheinn
Awaiting the boat to ferry the kit
back to Kinloch Hourn