Hill: The Fara
Date: 28th January 2006
Company: Myself and Beinn
A brief report of Beinn's first Corbett, ascended in January 2006.
This was the first time I used a digital camera on the hills.
We followed the standard route up the hill. This was a good introduction to
hillwalking for Beinn who was only 6-months old at the time.
Click here to see a map of
the route undertaken
There was quite a bit of clag during the walk so I didn't take many photos,
except of Beinn.
Beinn beside a clag-covered Loch Ericht:
At the time of this ascent, the large cairn was thought to be the summit. Recent
surveys, with accurate GPS, have now moved the summit a short distance away from
Beinn at the large cairn near the summit of the Fara:
The ascent and descent were made via the nice wide firebreak shown in the next
Looking back up the firebreak ascending The Fara:
Wouldn't mind this house (or the one further along Loch Ericht).
Nice house alongside Loch Ericht:
Beinn showed-off his liking for water from an early age.
Beinn having a swim in Loch Ericht:
Looking back at the Fara:
A nice short walk up one of the highest Corbetts.